The Common Cleaner That'll Keep Your Laminate Countertops Looking Like New

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Your kitchen counters are one of the most used surfaces in your home. It's important to keep them clean and looking nice, which helps extend the life of your laminate countertops. Are you wondering what is the best cleaner to use? You can use soap and water to give your kitchen counters a good cleaning, washing away any dirt and grime. However, it could make your laminate countertops dingy over time. When you use a dish or liquid soap on a laminate countertop regularly, it creates a thin layer of residue on the counter. This can dull your counter's appearance.

So, how can you bring the shine back to your laminate countertops? To make your counters sparkle again, try Windex Multisurface Cleaner. This is not the regular blue Windex Original Glass Cleaner that you use on your windows, which contains ammonia and is not formulated to clean counters. However, Windex Multisurface Cleaner is perfect for those surfaces. It kills over 99% of bacteria and germs, including E. coli and salmonella. The pleasant citrus scent makes it ideal for use all around the kitchen. This product is also great for cleaning your glass stove and disinfecting kitchen trash cans.

Make your laminate countertop shine with Windex

To clean your countertops, first test Windex Multisurface Cleaner in a small corner spot before you apply it to the entire countertop. Next, pre-treat any soiled areas or stains by spraying the cleaner directly to the stain. Let the Windex sit on the stain for a couple of minutes. Then, spray the entire surface of your countertop until it's wet. Leave the Windex on the countertop for 10 minutes so that it sanitizes the surface. Wipe the counter dry with a soft, lint-free towel. Don't use a paper towel, as this may leave residue on the surface. After cleaning with Windex Multisurface Cleaner, make sure you thoroughly rinse any surfaces that come into contact with food, including your countertop and glass stove.

Windex Multi-Surface Disinfectant Cleaner can be used on other countertop materials besides laminate. It works great for marble, quartz, granite, Formica, and Corian. How often should you clean your counters? It's best to clean them daily to properly sanitize and keep them looking great. If you have any spills on your countertops, those should be cleaned up right away. It's important to promptly clean up curry, wine, and turmeric spills as these quickly stain laminate countertops. Simply spray the Windex Multisurface Cleaner and wipe the spill up.

For more kitchen maintenance tips, check out how long laminate countertops should last before being replaced.