Maintaining Tile Countertops

I have just recently installed tile kitchen countertops. I know solid countertops are all the rage now but I wanted tile. Any tips for using and maintaining them?

By sherrye from USA

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July 8, 20090 found this helpful

I would love to see a picture of your counter tops. What a neat idea!

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July 8, 20090 found this helpful

Just keep them clean and dry in general and when the grout does start looking dark/dirty just scrub the grout with baking soda and a pinch of water and a vinegar wipe after for sanitizing :-)

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July 9, 20090 found this helpful

Don't drop anythng on them!

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July 10, 20090 found this helpful

Here is a picture of the countertops. Don't look at the clutter on the second shelf as I am still getting everything organized.

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July 11, 20090 found this helpful

There is a grout sealer on the market that will help wonderfully - I know it's at Lowe's and Home Depot. Use as directed.

Some grout with synthetic ingredients will discolor with use of bleach. So be sure and get that sealer on ASAP.

good luck

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January 13, 20100 found this helpful

Uuse plastic cutting boards and to clean use soft scrub.

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