For stubborn stains, use a solution of 50% bleach and 50% water. This should only be used for tough, stubborn stains. Let the solution sit in the bottom of the sink for one hour, then scrub. Rinse well.
If you do notice that there are darker stains, or if you have a light-coloured sink that is showing more surface staining, you can clean these with a mixture of 50% bleach and 50% water. Dip a nylon bristled brush into the bleach solution, and use it to scrub the stains. Rinse well with water when you're done.
Granite Sinks: What to Know
In addition, it is very important that you never use harsh chemicals such as bleach in an attempt to clean your granite sink. Using harsh cleaning products, including many multipurpose cleaners, can cause damage to natural stone surfaces.
You can use Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, then thoroughly rinse with dish soap and water. You can then apply mineral oil on the sink once dry to bring back its dark sheen.
For weekly cleaning:
For a deeper, weekly cleaning to extend the life of your BLANCO sink, use BLANCOCLEAN Daily+ to reduce limescale. Follow this process: Pour BLANCOCLEAN Daily+ directly onto the sink and let sit for 1-2 minutes to take effect.
Did you know that most stains are caused by discolouration adhered to limescale? When you remove limescale on a regular basis, you also remove the likelihood of stubborn stains in your sink. Tackle limescale deposits quickly and easily with the help of our Silgranit BLANCOCLEAN Daily+ cleaner.
For a more thorough clean, sprinkle baking soda over the whole sink, then spray with a 75/25 solution of white vinegar and water to create a fizzing solution. A gentle scrub with a soft sponge and an old toothbrush is enough to give your sink a thorough clean.
Never Pour Bleach Down Your Household Drain
And these uses won't present any risk. Just like cooking oil, bleach is one of those things you shouldn't pour into your sink. You should also never use bleach to unclog your drains. Doing so can even burst your drain pipes, and you'll be left with a nasty and expensive mess.
First, we want to make sure we do not accidentally damage the surface. Avoid using any harsh/acidic/alkaline-containing products on your sink. This means avoiding lemon juice, vinegar, bleach, window cleaner, oven cleaner, and most leading brands formulated to remove Calcium, Lime or Rust, ammonia, et cetera.
Stubborn Stains – A solution of 50% bleach, 50% water should only be used for tough, stubborn stains. Let the solution sit in the bottom of the sink for one hour; then scrub. Rinse well. Also, the use of Bar Keepers Friend (directions included on bottle) will help remove stubborn stains.
Blanco care sheet
SILGRANIT sinks are fade, stain, chip and scratch-resistant, making them very easy to clean. However, like any heavy-duty kitchen fixture— they may show traces of wear over time. For a daily clean, mix water with soap and scrub gently with a sponge.
Use vinegar cleaner, citric acid or rely on our BLANCO DailyClean+ cleaner to remove limescale deposits. Apply the cleaner to the affected surfaces and let it soak in. Then clean your sink with a soft sponge and finally rinse with clear water. Rub dry with a microfiber cloth and your sink is clean again.
Mix a solution of one part bleach to 20 parts water or around 180 ml of bleach for a gallon of water. Let the solution sit in the sink overnight and then drain it. Rinse off the sink with just water and dry it.
Lemon Juice and Water
Lemon juice contains natural antimicrobial acids and enzymes, making it an effective bleach alternative for some kitchen surfaces, sinks, certain types of flooring, and more. Use a 50:50 blend of lemon juice and water to create an all-purpose cleaner for your kitchen.
It's easy to use Clorox® Bleach to clean porcelain and stainless steel sinks in the kitchen or bathroom. Use as directed to safely rinse bleach down the sink drain. Back-to-school cleaning. Ace your cleaning curriculum with Clorox products and tips.
This type of sink is easy to clean
Using a non-abrasive cleaner will keep it clean. Taking care of it properly will preserve its color for many years. Keeping it clean is also important. You can use a magic eraser sponge to remove stains and a 50/50 water-bleach solution for cleaning.
"Acid and alkaline-sensitive" means that products such as vinegar, window/glass cleaner, CLR, lemon juice, oven-cleaner, and bleach should never be used on granite. Using any of the mentioned products leads to a chemical damage called "etching."
Quality composite granite sinks are formed under high pressure, making them nonporous, hygienic, and resistant to heat, stains, scratches, and chips.
The Blanco Anthracite sink is made from 80% granite and is practically built to last a lifetime. It effortlessly resists stains, chips, and general wear and tears like no other. Being heat resistant, the Blanco Anthracite sink can withstand heat up to 536 F, so it's safe to put your boiling hot pots in after cooking.
Scratch and Stain Resistant
Blanco Silgranit sinks are scratch and stain-resistant. This may not sound like the biggest deal ever, but imagine paying a lot of money for a beautiful sink and finding a large gash in it days after installation because one of your family members put their dishes in the sink haphazardly.