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					                  How will you prevent stain in granite countertops?
Granite is made up of crystalline rock. The crystalline rock is produced from the volcanic
emission initiated under the earth’s surface. The crystalline rock consist of few minerals such as
feldspar and quartz these minerals produced at the same time because due to the aggressive
force. Granite is very strong, granite resists damages and granite can survive in high
temperature.

The solid natural element is present in the granite countertops. So it won’t get stain as soon as
possible. The customer can use the granite for long-lasting. The only one possible way that the
granite is stained is by the blood stains of fresh meat or oily foods while dropped in granite.

The steps and tips to prevent stains on granite countertops:

       1. The customer should ensure to cover the granite countertops otherwise it is easily
          damaged or it will lose its original color. The customer should seal the granite for
          every two years. The seller seals the granite countertops to prevent damages and
          scratches then they will sell granite countertops. Sealing is important for each and
          every stone like marble, granite these stones are very sensitive. If it is not sealed it
          will lose the color and it will get stain easily and granite countertops is not useful for
          lifelong it will come only short period. The customers have more queries about this
          information the customer can ask the seller about the sealing and maintenance of
          granite countertops.

       2. Always make sure to clean the granite countertops often. While cutting fresh meat
          or fish clean the granite soon otherwise granite will damage easily. The simple way
          to clean the granite countertops is wash the countertop with gentle soap and water
          to clean the place. While washing the countertop use detergents or cleanser don’t
          use rough cloth it will surely scratch the granite. These are the instructions while
          washing the countertop and finally clean it with water solution and make sure to
          clean the place with soft cloth and make the place dry.

       3. While using granite make sure to not use some of the acids like citric acids lemon
          juice, vinegar or strong wine these are the acids make the place dirt and it gives
          stains in the place. The acids dropped in granite by mistake then clean it
          immediately with the gentle soap and water don’t use rough cloth it leads damage
          or it will fade the color of the granite.

       4. While cutting the fresh meat or fish utilizes some other place to cut otherwise it
          leads unnecessary blood stains and smell always stays in that place. This problem
          also occur when the granite countertops is sealed well. While cutting the meat or
           fish to avoid stains follow some rules to cut meat using tin, foil, plastic or paper.
           These are the different kind of material that can avoid and suck up water and blood
           from the meat. Make sure to clean the place often.

       5. Try to prevent dropping oil on the granite countertops. Because oil is the one of the
          most damage the granite and all cooking oil can leak and leads to damages and
          makes small holes and stains. The only way to prevent all these damages and stains
          is to seal the granite countertops twice a year.

These are the steps and tips to prevent stains in granite countertops.

Source: http://www.clearlakekitchens.com

				
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Description: Granite is made up of crystalline rock. The crystalline rock is produced from the volcanic emission initiated under the earth’s surface.