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Eliminating Tough Kitchen Benchtop Stains

Removing stains that are difficult can be annoying and if not done correctly may leave a mark. Be careful when removing stains, taking the time and using the right products will help maintain and keep your kitchen area clean and hygienic. Listed are top tips for removing certain benchtop stains.

Removing Sauces from your kitchen benchtop

Removing sauce spills from your kitchen benchtop is one of the most common kitchen issues.  Depending on the type of sauce such as spaghetti sauce or any tomato based sauces must be removed as soon as possible. The best way to remove these stains is by using simple warm water with detergent. Next use cool water to flush over the stain with a cloth, then use warm water with a scrub, then wipe it down. If you see the stain remaining, use vinegar to layer over the top with a sponge, then rinse thoroughly.

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Removing Red Wine from your kitchen benchtop

Red wine is very noticeable so the quicker it is wiped away the better! Whenever we see red wine stains we think it will be permanent and very difficult to remove, however, we know just how you can remove red wine stains from your benchtop. It is actually quite simple, all you have to do is clean with soapy warm water, a cloth with detergent with a small toothbrush or towel, give the area a soft scrub and you will see the stain fade. Next, wipe down the affected area with a towel and clean away any residue. However, if this does not work, the other more abrasive alternative is a household cleaner, nail polish remover or baking soda paste however it is important to check the product labels before use.

Removing Beetroot Stains from your Kitchen benchtop

Beetroot stains must be attended to with fast actions, this is one stain that can be permanent. Tinned beetroot or fresh boiled beetroot juice can spill, landing the strong colour on any benchtop including stone, granite, laminate, timber and porcelain types. Beetroot stains can be difficult to remove, but with the right tools and techniques, you can remove any stain. We suggest commercial detergent with warm water layering it over the beetroot stain and wait a few minutes to soak up the spot.  Next clean and clear away the detergent and water wiping any leftover liquid. You may notice beetroot stains still residing on your benchtop, if this is the case, apply a soft toothbrush to the area.

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Removing Stains From Your Kitchen Benchtop

Most countertop stains can be cleaned with soap and warm water with a soft cloth. Stone tops may leave streaks and line marks so to apply the paper towel to wipe over and polish for a sparkling clean finish. Kitchen benchtops may be made from various materials, which can impact the chemicals and techniques of cleaning your benchtop.

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