Are you planning to renovate or remodel your kitchen with brand new granite countertops? We’ve got a warning for you, before you do: Granite countertops are amazing, and before you add one to your kitchen, you had best be prepared for the inevitable outcomes.
The first thing that you’ll notice when you install granite countertops is that you suddenly have the kitchen of your dreams. That kicks things off to a pretty good start, right? Well, here’s the part you need to be prepared for: It’ll be the kitchen of everyone else’s dreams, too! Once your family sees your new countertops, everyone will want to hang out in the kitchen on Friday nights while you all make pizza and cookies from scratch. Still sounding pretty great? Well, not everyone is up to the challenge of having the dreamiest kitchen in the neighborhood!
Once your new granite countertops are in place, your in-laws will start asking about whether you’ll be hosting Thanksgiving dinner in your beautiful new kitchen this year. And the next time the book club or garden club or poker night or Scout meeting needs to be hosted somewhere, you can guess whose name will be at the top of the list.
Are you ready for your kitchen to become everyone’s favorite gathering spot and the centerpiece of your social calendar? If you’re up to the challenge, then granite countertops are the perfect finish to that perfect kitchen. And once they’re installed, you can prepare for all the company that you’re suddenly going to have by learning how to clean and care for your new countertops to keep them looking their best day after day, year after year.
Fortunately, granite countertop care and maintenance is easy with a little knowhow and the right tools. Rock Doctor has a number of informative granite cleaning and granite care videos on YouTube that can help you keep your countertops looking good as new!
With Rock Doctor’s specially-formulated stone care system, granite countertop care and maintenance is as easy as 1-2-3:
1. Clean your countertops every day, as needed with our Rock Doctor Granite & Quartz Cleaner.
2. Polish your new countertops once or twice a week with our Granite & Quartz Polish in order to keep that like-new shine.
3. Seal your granite countertops before use and once a year from then on with Rock Doctor Granite & Stone Sealer. If you’re unsure whether your countertop needs to be re-sealed, try the water test: Just sprinkle a few drops of water on the surface. If it beads up, your seal is good. If it soaks in, it’s time to re-seal.
It’s that simple! Like anything, granite countertop care and maintenance is a lot easier when you have the right tools, and Rock Doctor’s granite cleaning products make taking care of your new countertops a snap. If you’re ready to take the plunge and install new granite countertops in your kitchen, be sure to also look for Rock Doctor’s professional stone care products at fine retail stores like Lowe’s Home Improvement and participating Ace Hardware, Do it Best, and True Value locations.