How to Polish and Seal Granite Countertop

Oct 9th

Granite countertop – can be beautiful, but granite is not slippery and so bright naturally. The stone must be polished before displaying a shiny appearance. Due to the porous nature of granite, absorb liquids that are left on the surface for the time being, which may stain the countertop. Apply sealant helps prevent stains and keeps the good appearance of granite. It is wise both polish and seal your granite countertops before use.

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Sand the surface of granite, starting with a grain polishing pad 50. Start with the edges and looks inward. Continues to polish the entire surface with the pad until the grain granite stop changing. You’ll know when it happens because you will find less resistance sanding. Changes to a polishing pad 80 grit sanding and red granite countertop. At this point, the granite countertop has a shiny surface.

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Freshly polished clean with slightly damp washcloth countertops. It is important that you use cloth containing as little water as possible, because granite countertop has not yet been sealed and cleaning waste water can stain. Countertops Let dry for 24 hours. If you are a fan, direct it to blow over granite. Granite sealer applied to a clean, dry towel toilet and rub over the surface.