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Kitchen Cleaning Tips In The Spring For Spotless Sinks And Countertops

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Kitchen Cleaning Tips For The Spring: Spotless Sinks & Countertops

The best kitchen cleaning tips for a cleaner home in the Spring! Are you looking for the proper way to clean your countertops and sinks without causing any damage? Often times we have had homeowners asking about the right way to clean their counters and sinks. Why is this such an important topic to cover? Well, we see a lot of people damage their counters because they used an abrasive cleaner. There are so many different ways that you can damage your countertops and this is why learning about the right care and maintenance matters so much! Cleaning your sinks and countertops does not have to be difficult. It is actually pretty easy and fast.

When you walk into any kitchen remodeling showroom, you will see a large amount of countertop and sink options for your home. Seeing the variety of countertops out on the market is what scares people especially if they have two different types of surfaces in their homes. People are afraid to clean their countertops because they are not sure whether there are different ways to do so for different materials. Keep your sinks and surfaces looking good this Spring with this easy guide filled with the best kitchen cleaning tips. Follow along with Cutting Edge Countertops.

Cleaning Stainless Steel Sinks The Safe Way

If you have stainless steel sinks in your kitchen and you are ready to make them sparkle then follow along. The sinks at Cutting Edge Countertops are very high-quality which means they cannot be cleaned like any regular old sinks. The cleaning process is still pretty easy. Below we will list the different items and the directions that you will need. Follow the steps below and you will have sparkly clean kitchen sink in no time!

Items You Will Need:

Sponge

Vinegar

Baking soda

Lemon

Paper towels

Olive oil

Directions For Spotless Kitchen Sinks

  1. Give the kitchen sink a fast wash & rinse. Make sure to remove any dishes & remaining food bits from the drain. Now, sprinkle your kitchen sink with some baking soda. Scrub the basin using a soft sponge. Baking soda will softly clean your kitchen sink without scratching the stainless steel.
  2. Rinse your kitchen sink with some vinegar (expect fizz and bubbling). Vinegar will naturally disinfect & remove any hard water stains in the stainless steel sink. Now you can lightly rub the sink with a sponge & rinse away with water.
  3. Take some orange peel or lemon & rub the whole sink basin. Rub the citrus peel against your kitchen sink, which will help the sink smell better and the basin shine.
  4. Finish up by buffing the sink using a paper towel & a small bit of olive oil. The sink will remain fresh for several weeks.

Get Spotless Marble & Granite Countertops

What You Will Need:

Dish soap

Water

Microfiber Cloths

Tape

Hydrogen Peroxide

Baking Soda

Plastic Wrap

Directions For Clean Marble And Granite Counters

Use a mix of luke-warm water & mild dish soap for your daily cleaning. Use a micro-fiber towel to bring more shine to the stone. Stay away from any abrasive/ acidic cleaner because they will strip the sealer & etch your stone.

Clean Your Laminate Tops & Make Them Shine

What You Will Need:

Water

Mild household cleaner

Baking soda

Microfiber Cloths

Directions On How To Clean Your Laminate Counters:

Clean your laminate countertops using a damp soft cloth & mild countertop cleaner. Keep from using acidic liquids or cleaners and scouring pads as well. Simply rub the countertops using the items listed above and rinse with water.

For more information on how the latest kitchen cleaning tips, check out our blog.

Laminate

Originally Published on ashevillekitchentops.com

 

Versatile, economical, durable…

Laminate countertops have been around since the 50’s – and with good reason. They look great, they’re affordable, and they hold up for years under normal wear and tear. They also come in a wide variety of colors, patterns and textures, and new lines come out on a regular basis.

Laminate also blends well with other surfaces – you can use laminate for the main part of your kitchen, then accent with an island or other featured top in butcher block, solid surface, or bamboo. Laminate is also versatile enough for other applications, including work surfaces, desks, laundry rooms, and home offices.

We offer over 600 laminate colors and patterns from two companies, Wilsonart and Formica . Our post form tops come in several edge profiles, or we can build a custom self (square) edge. A laminate top with a solid surface, wood, metal, or contrasting laminate edge can add an element of style to an otherwise plain countertop.

Laminate countertops are durable and low-maintenance. Clean up is simple – mild soap and water. Stubborn spots can be cleaned with ammonia or vinegar based glass cleaner. Abrasive cleansers or pads are not recommended for most laminates, and a hot plate or trivet should always be used.

Affordability, durability, and the wide array of textures, colors, and patterns combine to make laminate an excellent choice for many applications. It has been a favorite for years, and because of constant innovations and new designs, it will always be a popular choice for many homes.