Tips for Cleaning Butcher Block Countertops

Jul 9th

Butcher block countertops – can take a look of the old world to the kitchens. However, if you use the butcher block as a real butcher block and not just decoration, they are a little work. The wood is porous, making it a haven for bacteria and odor, and can absorb and viewing spots. For a dark stain, apply a 50/50 cotton soaked in hydrogen peroxide solution at 3 percent and water. Let stand for a few minutes, then rinse thoroughly with warm and then cold water.

Wood Butcher Block Countertops
Wood Butcher Block Countertops

If the butcher block countertops is starting to smell a little rank, rinse with warm water, then sprinkle a thin layer of baking soda on it. Do not rub the baking soda immediately enter, but rather just let it sit for five to 10 minutes. After that, wipe with a damp cloth and let stand five minutes. Rinse with warm water and then with cold water and blot dry with a towel.

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When surfaces butcher block countertops for its classic purpose are used, cut the meat, which is crucial to be disinfected after each use. Prepare a solution of 1 gallon of water, 1 tbsp. household bleach, and a few drops of lemon juice. Put the solution in a spray bottle. After each use butcher block, spray down with the solution, let it sit for a few minutes, then wipe with a clean cloth dampened with cold water.