How to clean marble?

How to polish marble and remove every trace of dirt and grease by using super efficient, natural and delicate products.

You can clean, degrease and polish every marble surface you have at home with all natural and low cost products. You can clean your countertop or floor with very little effort, letting them shine as if they were new, thanks to vinegar and baking soda.

Here’s how to clean stained marble with natural products and let is shine again!

Baking soda for a clean and shiny marble

One of the most used remedies is baking soda. This product has a powerful degreasing and polishing action. You can use it to remove dirt on almost all the surfaces of your house. However, do not abuse it, otherwise it may corrode marble and make it less shiny.

Prepare a mixture mix two tablespoons of baking soda and two tablespoons of alcohol in a litre of boiling water. Pour a few drops of this mixture on a microfiber cloth. Rub vigorously and you will see all the stains go away. Your marble will shine as if it was new.

You can also try to mix a tablespoon of baking soda with half a lemon juice.  With a sponge, softly rub the mixture on the stained area and let it soak for about ten minutes. Then, dip a cloth in sparkling water and with circular movements rub until you remove all residue.

How to clean yellowed white marble?

In order to remove grease stains from your white marble and let it shine again, try with potato starch. Sprinkle a little of it on the surface you need to treat and let sit for a couple of minutes. The starch will slowly absorb the grease and it will be easier to wash.

An excellent natural remedy for delicate surfaces is milk. You can use it on its own or dilute it with alcohol. If warm, it is ideal for dissolving grease and dirt on white marble. You can also dilute one part of milk with two parts of alcohol or distilled water. Dip a microfiber cloth in milk and rub gently on the surface. In this way, you can slowly remove dirt and grease stains.

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ultimo aggiornamento: 16-01-2019

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