Unsealed Granite: What Happens when you don't seal it

For Installing beautiful and durable countertops, granite is a popular choice. A detail guide to what happens when you don’t seal granite countertops and why and How to seal granite.

Why Sealing Granite Countertops Matters ? Essential maintenance step is sealing your granite countertops, this protects it  from potential damage.

Understanding Porosity  Granite is a dense material, it is also porous to a certain extent.

This porosity means that liquid substances can penetrate the surface of the granite, potentially leading to staining and damage.

Role of Sealers

Sealers are designed to fill in the microscopic pores of your granite countertop, creating a barrier that prevents liquids from seeping in..

The Consequences of Neglecting Granite Sealing

Unsealed granite countertops are vulnerable to staining from liquids such as wine, coffee, and cooking oils.

Bacterial Growth Since unsealed granite countertops can absorb liquids, they can also provide a breeding ground for bacteria.

Erosion and Damage Acidic substances like lemon juice, vinegar, and some cleaning products can cause etching on the surface of unsealed granite.

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