Nowadays, there are so many countertop options, and You need to know how to take care of Your countertop depending of the material.
Butcher block countertop can provide an attractive look for your kitchen, but it requires a bit of work to maintain.
After each use, You must be use a soft rag to wipe off any food bits that remain on the surface, and clean with warm, soapy water.
If You want to disinfect it, simply fill a spray a mixture of vinegar and water. It needs to wipe with a clean cloth, and to air dry for 15 minutes.
Regularly oiling is a vital step in maintaining your butcher block countertop. Since all wood dries out over time, You must be oiling Your butcher block. It only takes a few minutes. It is best to do overnight.
This manufactured countertop material is typically nonporous and it does not require sealing. Quartz is scratch-, stain-, and heat-resistant and stands up well to normal use.
Though quartz will resist permanent staining when exposed to liquids like wine, vinegar, tea, lemon juice, soda, fruit juice, and vegetables, it is important to wipe up spills immediately—before they have a chance to dry.
Take care of fresh messes with mild dishwashing detergent and a soft cloth.
GRANITE AND MARBLE
Granite and marble will stain quickly and easily, even if the liquid is just water, so You can avoid stains by cleaning up any spills immediately.
Be gentle, Use warm water, a mild or gentle dish soap, and a nubby washcloth or microfiber cloth for daily wipe-downs.
If your countertop has been finished with a sealant, it won’t last forever. You need to reseal it, and it depends upon the type and quality of the stone and the color of the stone.
When Marble does not receive the proper preventative and regular maintenance it will require at some point a complete restoration.