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Keeping granite work tops shiny

having been in the new house a short time I am wondering if anyone has any tips as to how to keep the black granite work tops in the kitchen nice and shiny as they were when we moved in?
Any simple tips or any local products folks have found useful or ones to avoid .
I don't want to put something on there that damages the surface in some way 😁
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Old 08.08.2015, 14:30
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Re: Keeping granite work tops shiny

You probably already know this, but the most basic tips are to quickly wipe up any spills or water drops, and never set a hot pot directly on the surface. Use a trivet or oven mitt. Also don't use the surface as a cutting board.
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Old 08.08.2015, 14:32
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Re: Keeping granite work tops shiny

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Also don't use the surface as a cutting board.
It ruins your knives!
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Old 08.08.2015, 14:37
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Re: Keeping granite work tops shiny

I need help too please I have a granite table with wax stains from our BBQ party on the 1st of August, anyone know how idea to remove them, it's a big table on our patio thanks
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Re: Keeping granite work tops shiny

I've found that a baking soda mixture often does the trick when you want to give the counters a deep clean.

To confirm this, I found a WikiHow page that offers this advice as well as additional methods: http://www.wikihow.com/Clean-Granite-Countertops.

Good luck!
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Old 08.08.2015, 18:26
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Re: Keeping granite work tops shiny

I used to use window cleaner, but when we got new granite worktops installed we were told that we should wipe the surface with a mixture of Fairy liquid (Washing up liquid) and water and then wipe dry with a kitchen towel. It works great, no streaks and it doesn't damage the surface or make it go dull.
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Old 08.08.2015, 19:15
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Re: Keeping granite work tops shiny

Buy some liquid car body polish, and polish the bath. it will look stunning. This should also be good for any surface.
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Old 08.08.2015, 19:24
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Re: Keeping granite work tops shiny

I use a spray made up of warm water and vinegar. Spray it on , leave it for a little while and then buff up with a microfibre cloth.
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