How do you clean a porcelain stoneware kitchen countertop?


Cleaning a kitchen countertop is not all that instinctive.

You’re bound to have wondered about the products or the best method you should use to avoid tarnishing the beauty of the kitchen countertop you’ve just bought, or reducing its efficiency.
For example, porcelain stoneware and quartz are not the same thing.

Apart from stains, there is often uncertainty about how to deal with scratches, surface marks or changes in the color or tone of the kitchen countertop after incorrect cleaning.

Considering that every kitchen countertop material has different features, even more questions arise when it comes to innovative kitchen design surfaces like porcelain stoneware.

How do you clean a porcelain stoneware kitchen countertop?


Tips for cleaning a porcelain stoneware kitchen countertop

The countertop is one of the most important elements of the kitchen: it is routinely used to prepare food, eat meals and many other things.

In addition to pleasantly complementing the kitchen units with a marble effect or other finish, the countertop helps ensure well-being and therefore has to guarantee safety, strength, practicaly and functionality

Porcelain stoneware kitchen countertops are born with all these features inherent in their structure. In fact, they are naturally:

  • hygienic
  • non-absorbent
  • durable over time 
  • unaffected by hot/cold thermal shocks
  • highly resistant to stains and scratches

As a result, the daily maintenance needed to keep the porcelain stoneware kitchen countertop clean is extremely minimal.

In fact, all you need to do is remove any surface marks with water and a soft or microfiber cloth or sponge. You can also use a neutral spray detergent if you want to boost the cleanliness with freshness and a pleasant smell. 

What surface could be easier?

How do you remove stains from a porcelain stoneware kitchen countertop?

What can you do when the dirt is persistent or the stains are caused by firmly encrusted food?

The latest generation of porcelain stoneware kitchen countertops like SapienStone is chemically inert and resistant to external attacks, and does not therefore require any special cleaning treatments, even in the most extreme cases.

Removing stains from porcelain stoneware kitchen countertops is therefore quick and easy.

All you need is a paper cloth or non-abrasive sponge, with which you can use regular cleaning products such as:

  • multi-surface cream cleaners 
  • glass cleaners
  • naturally sanitizing and cleaning products, like vinegar 
  • degreasing products

In our guide to cleaning porcelain stoneware kitchen countertops you will find the names and details of all the appropriate detergents by type of stain. 

Porcelain stoneware kitchen countertops: SapienStone materials

SapienStone is an extremely attractive, high performance porcelain stoneware kitchen countertop. High quality materials produced entirely in Italy, from design to production and final control.

The advantages of SapienStone are incomparable, it is temperature-resistant and unaffected by the typical wear and tear of the kitchen environment, and also are highly resistant to cuts and scratches from steel blades. SapienStone kitchen countertop materials are compliant with all DIN 68861 stain resistance standards.

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