Taking care of granite countertops includes daily cleaning, stain flushing, sealing, and seasonal maintenance. If you consider these simple techniques, you will surely maintain any granite surface in your house.
Daily cleaning of granite countertops:
Make sure to dust the countertops with a piece of cloth, in case of no regular use, and wipe them with a wet cloth to keep them clean and shiny, in case of the light use.
If you do most of your kitchen work on the granite countertop, it will surely need to be wiped with soapy water and then rinsed with clean water, to remove and fat spills or simple stains. Make sure to use balanced PH clean or neutral dish soap.
Keep a clean sponge for the countertops, or a very soft brush, to help you do the job faster.
Stain flushing for granite countertops:
Cleaning stains and spills as soon as they happen is the best way to avoid damaging the countertop or scratching its sealing. This immediate cleaning will deny the further problems in the granite surface and load the cleaning burden off your mind in general.
View how to clean granite to know safe ways for cleaning different types of stains like fat, ink, paint, etc.