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Products You Shouldn’t Use on Granite Countertops in Phoenix, AZ

November 6, 2018

If you’re new to having granite countertops in Phoenix, AZ, you might be used to cleaning your counters with any type of cleaning solution you have around the house. It could be vinegar and baking soda, or any of those chemical cleaners you’ll find lining the aisles at supermarkets. However, it’s important to realize that granite is entirely different, meaning not just any type of cleaner is going to fly. Granite, like other natural stones, is susceptible to damage that can be caused by many types of chemical cleaners and abrasive cleaners you have in your home. The more abrasive... View Article

How to Clean Your Kitchen Countertops in Phoenix, AZ

November 6, 2018

If you’ve purchased granite surfaces for your kitchen countertops in Phoenix, AZ, it’s important you do everything you can to protect that investment. This means regularly cleaning the countertops using proper methods to ensure they stay in great condition for many years to come. Here is what you should know about cleaning your granite countertops: Keep it sealed: Granite is not as porous as other types of stone, but if unsealed it will still soak up spills, stains and oils. You can easily tell if the countertop is sealed by putting a few drops of water on the surface. If... View Article