One important thing you should keep in mind about granite worktops is that, when they arrive into your property, they have already existed for hundreds and probably even thousands of years!
This natural stone will presumably last for another thousand years if being utilized appropriately and regularly maintained. Granite worktops are remarkably tough, is resistant to stains and scratch, and it can also take some serious high heat for up to 900°F without getting any damages.
Supposedly, cutting on your Granite worktops won’t do them any damage, but it can certainly leave some bad effects your knife. Sort of trying to cut it with a diamond, or smash it with sledge hammer, it still won’t break and leave nasty cracks.
Once properly sealed, Granite is a pretty easy surface to maintain. The first sealant is particularly crucial since the stone is naturally absorbent; so without a proper sealant, it will definitely stain. Also, never forget to get your worktops resealed at least once a year in order for them to last a longer period of time.
Moreover, if you’re the type of person who loves to do things on your own (aka the DIY person), you can actually reseal the surface yourself! If not, pay a professional who knows how to do get the task done. Even after resealing has been completed, make sure to wipe up spills as soon as they take place, or else they could move deeper into the exterior.
Since Granite worktops are naturally permeable, if spills are left unclean for a lengthy period of time, they can surely be absorbed. In terms of the routine cleaning, it’s better to use a microbial product that’s recommended to use on granite stones.
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