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How To Go About Disinfecting Granite Countertops

Installing granite in your kitchen brings a level of sturdiness and reliability to your countertops that is unmatched by other materials. But some homeowners are concerned about the level of safety with this type of surface due to the fact that granite can be porous and allow for the absorption of food-borne bacteria.

That can make it incredibly hard to disinfect, right? Wrong. Any countertop, no matter what it’s made from, can become infected with the fluids and germs of food stuffs that are placed upon it for any length of time. For instance, if you leave raw chicken on your countertop for even a few minutes, you run the risk of salmonella poisoning.

Clean and disinfect the area and you have nothing to worry about. It’s the same thing with your granite countertops, you just need to clean and disinfect the area as you would any other surface. But, …