Granite has become one of the most popular flooring materials for the counter in kitchens and bathrooms from the late 90s. Granite is everywhere. It isn’t as porous as marble, so it is less prone to soaking up soils, spills, and stains. That why it is said, prevention is the key to keep the granite countertops clean and sparkling. Here in this blog, we will share some points on how to clean and shine granite countertops naturally. 

Steps to Clean & Shine Granite Countertops Naturally

Step 1: Countertop Cleaning

It is a thumb rule whenever you want to polish a surface it should be cleaned properly first. So clean your granite countertops properly. Cleaning the granite floor will remove all the dirt and dust contaminants from the granite surface. Sprinkle granite cleaner and rub the countertop using the soft sponge or clean cloth. Now dry the surface using a paper towel.  

How to make a homemade granite cleaning solution?

Make a solution of natural liquid soap and warm water. Then fill the solution in the spray bottle, close the cap and shake the bottle properly. Now sprinkle the solution on the surface and wipe it using a mop. This cleaning solution will help you clean all the dust from the upper surface of the granite. 

Step 2: Polish the granite countertop surface 

The pad starts from 50 and goes up to 3000 and more. In case your granite countertop is partially polished, then skip the lower grits. Make sure you wear all safety equipment such as safety glasses, dust masks, and eye protection. You should use stone polished tools with grit diamond pads for polishing your granite surface. 

How to make your own granite polish?

To make your own polish at home follow the instructions given below. Take ¼ cup of baking soda and 3 cups of warm water in a small bowl. Now stir these elements properly in the bowl. Make sure you only use a paper towel or a white cloth to pour the polish over the countertop. 

Now buff the surface with a clean cloth and rinse remaining traces of polish with warm water. We can assure you this solution will help you clean and shine granite countertops naturally.

Once you are done with the cleaning and polishing off your granite floor, you will get a nice shiny and sparkling granite stone surface. 

Pro Tip: Make sure you never use harsh chemical cleaners on the granite surface as it can make the surface dull. 

Don’t forget to reseal your countertop about every other year hiring the professionals of Xtreme Cleaning Services. Our professionals have years of experience in providing the best stone restoration services in San Marcos and nearby areas.  

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