Using Vinegar to Remove Coffee Stains From Countertops
What You'll Need Before You Start:
- Paper Towels or Cleaning Rags
You return home from work one evening only to discover that you'd spilled coffee on your countertop during your morning rush. Now you have a dark brown stain marring your countertop. Quick - reach for the vinegar!
Vinegar is great for gently removing coffee stains from solid-surface, laminate, ceramic or porcelain tile countertops. Best of all, using vinegar to clean stains from these countertops requires little to no scrubbing.
- Wipe up any liquid from the stained area.
- Soak a paper towel or cleaning rag in vinegar.
- Lay the wet paper towel or rag over the stain.
- Weight the paper towel or rag by placing a heavy dish or cup over the towel or rag.
- Allow the towel or rag to sit for several hours.
- Remove the towel or rag. Wipe away any remaining coffee stain.
No matter how you get your coffee and caffeine fix, be it an iced latte or a hot black brew, you may have to deal with stains on your washable fabrics, dishware, and countertops. Vinegar is an inexpensive and effective way to get your fabrics, dishes, and kitchen surfaces sparking clean again.