When you have marble countertops in your kitchen, you probably already know by now that this type of material needs a little more extra care and maintenance compared to others. However, it is great to know that with the tips on how to care for marble countertops we will be sharing below, the process can become simpler and easier for you.
Marble countertops are very beautiful and elegant, which is why it is one of the most in-demand types of stone for kitchen countertops. However, some are discouraged to get them because they seem to be so high maintenance. Truth be told, marble isn’t exactly the first choice for many because of this somewhat incorrect assumption.
First of all, your marble kitchen countertops must be installed by a licensed contractor. Do not go the DIY way if you’re trying to save money because you will end up spending more for repairs and maintenance later on when the process is done improperly. Your contractor will surely give you expert care tips too.
More often than not, your marble countertops will be sealed by your contractor upon installation. Sealing doesn’t stop there. Ideally, you will get you’re the countertops resealed every few years or so. This will prevent premature wear and tear as well as potential damages from everyday use.
When cleaning marble countertops, use a clean sponge or rag and mild dish soap. You don’t need any other kind of chemicals for cleaning that may end up damaging the countertops. Cornstarch is effective when there are oil and grease stains you want to remove. Scratches can be reduced by using baking soda to clean them.
Hopefully, the tips above on how to care for marble countertops were helpful! It isn’t too hard to maintain kitchen countertops made of marble, right? For countertop installation in Orlando, Winter Park, Windermere, Sanford, and surrounding areas, we are here to help. Call Stone World at 407-341-4688 to get a free estimate.
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