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10 Countertop Cleaning Tips


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Acrylic
Acrylic countertops are relatively easy to clean.
Acrylic countertops are relatively easy to clean.
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You have to go out of your way to harm an acrylic countertop. A very hot pan will leave a permanent burn on the surface, but scouring powder or steel wool will remove stains and scratches.

For routine cleaning:

  • Use a mild abrasive cleanser applied directly to the wet countertop.
  • Rinse well.
  • Buff dry with a soft cloth.