Caring for Granite Kitchen Sinks
Caring for Granite Kitchen Sinks – Granite is a popular choice for kitchen sink material, as it is extremely durable as well as beautiful. Granite kitchen sink is expensive and require some periodic maintenance for optimal appearance, performance and durability. When you buy granite kitchen sink you will get maintenance instruction from the manufacturers. Follow maintenance instruction to keep your granite look beautiful.
Besides following maintenance instruction from manufacturer, you can also maintain your granite by simply do the following: Keep it clean by wiping with a damp cloth.
Apply a clear, penetrating sealer with a clean, soft, cotton cloth at least once a year. The sealer prevents cooking oils, grease, and other materials from being absorbed into the granite; these can cause discoloration and act as a hiding place for bacteria (tips by J. Carrey)
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If your granite kitchen sink has stain you can remove it by using a poultice. A poultice is a paste used for drawing a stain out of hard surfaces such as laminate, unsealed concrete, marble, granite, and other porous stone. Typical poultice recipes to remove stain from granite kitchen sink include baking soda and chalk or talc with paint thinner or lighter fluid. You can buy all the ingredients of poultices at grocery stores or department stores.