Abrasive cleansers may scratch Formica. Instead, use a general purpose baking soda cleanser.
To remove stains on laminated countertops:
- Apply a baking soda paste.
- Let it dry.
- Then rub it off.
- Rinse the surface.
To clean a countertop made of tile and grout:
- Use a mixture of 1/2 cup vinegar, 1 cup clear ammonia, 1/4 cup baking soda, and 1 gallon warm water.
- Apply the mixture with a sponge.
- Be sure to protect your hands with rubber gloves.