Using any cleaning substance that contains acid, such as vinegar, will break down the internal compounds of the marble.
If you do not clean up stains and spills right away, the substances may soak completely into your marble.
Use a soft, household sponge and warm water to remove spills and stains.
f the stain is sugar-based, add a few drops of liquid dishwashing detergent to your sponge and scrub it lightly to loosen the sugar elements.
For all other food stains that remain after using the sponge, cover the stain with hydrogen peroxide to loosen the grime. This process will eliminate any remaining elements that can soak into the marble and cause damage.
Buy an impregnating sealer product from a retail store that specializes in countertops or home repair, or contact your counter tops manufacturer directly for specific sealant recommendations
If your countertop has a large surface area, you may want to treat small sections once at a time to make the sealing process easier or more effcient.
Refer to the instructions on your sealer's packaging to verify that 3 to 4 minutes is long enough for the sealer to fully penetrate the marble
This procedure will allow you to easily collect and gather excess sealer residue during cleanup
Use a dry, clean cloth to remove any sealer that has not soaked into the marble surface.
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