How To Clean and Disinfect Granite Countertops

In today’s environment, many people are asking how to sanitize every surface in their house. The method below is from an article on Kitchn (https://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-clean-and-disinfect-granite-countertops-cleaning-lessons-from-the-kitchn-202159)

We thought we would share

What You Need

  • Warm water
  • Mild or gentle dish soap
  • Dish cloth
  • Clean microfiber cloth or terrycloth towel
  • Isopropyl alcohol (optional)
  • Spray bottle (optional)


  1. Wet your dish cloth with warm, soapy water: Fill the sink with warm water and a mild dish soap, then thoroughly wet a clean dish cloth.
  2. Wipe down the granite countertops: You don’t need us to tell you how to do this part. Just wipe away any spills or crumbs on your countertop!
  3. Dry with a microfiber cloth to avoid streaking: Dry and buff your granite countertop thoroughly with a microfiber cloth or soft terry cloth towel to avoid streaking.
  4. Make a water and isopropyl alcohol solution: To periodically disinfect your granite countertops, remove soap residue, and restore shine, mix together a 50:50 solution of water and 91% isopropyl alcohol.
  5. Shine and disinfect: Spray the solution onto the granite, allow it to sit for 3-5 minutes, then rinse with water and dry with a clean microfiber cloth.
  6. Enjoy!: Your nice, shiny, clean granite countertops are ready to go.