Stone kitchen countertops
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Stone Countertops

Apply these stain-fighting solutions to stone floors as well.

  • Most stains: Flush the spot with water and dish-washing liquid, rinse well, and dry; repeat.
  • Oil-based stains: For stains caused by caused by cooking oil, grease, milk, etc., clean with ammonia, mineral spirits (a type of paint thinner), or acetone (nail-polish remover).
  • Ink: On light-colored stone, use hydrogen peroxide or bleach; on dark stone, use lacquer thinner or acetone.
  • Metal or rust stains: Apply a poultice; try RPP Stain Remover.

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