How to Seal Stone Countertops

In this video, you will learn how to seal granite countertops using only a few simple tools — a clear rag, a countertop cleaner, countertop caulk, and a good granite countertop sealer. 

Once you know how to seal stone countertops, you can keep your kitchen looking new. Plus, you can prevent stains for up to 18 months!

If you have stone countertops in your kitchen and notice they are stained, don’t worry — that’s normal. Granite countertops can take a beating, as they are usually subject to people eating, cooking, and working on them.

Still, you need to remove the stains before they get comfortable. Luckily, you can do it yourself. 

In this HouseSmarts “Fix it In 15,” our host Lou shows you how to seal stone counters quickly and efficiently. Not only is the job simple, but it only requires a few materials. Among them, a countertop cleaner, a countertop caulk, and a granite countertop sealer.

How to seal granite countertops — the process is simple:

  1. Apply countertop caulk to areas where the countertop has separated. Allow it to dry, possibly overnight.
  2. Spray countertop cleaner across the countertop. Make sure to remove any residue or stickiness.
  3. Apply granite countertop sealer until the entire countertop is covered. (The stone’s pores will absorb it.)
  4. Voilà! The job is done. Your countertop may take anywhere from 30 mins to 2 hours to seal. Either way, you can relax.

In this video, you will learn how to seal granite countertops using only a few simple tools — a clear rag, a countertop cleaner, countertop caulk, and a good granite countertop sealer. 

Once you know how to seal stone countertops, you can keep your kitchen looking new. Plus, you can prevent stains for up to 18 months!

If you have stone countertops in your kitchen and notice they are stained, don’t worry — that’s normal. Granite countertops can take a beating, as they are usually subject to people eating, cooking, and working on them.

Still, you need to remove the stains before they get comfortable. Luckily, you can do it yourself. 

In this HouseSmarts “Fix it In 15,” our host Lou shows you how to seal stone counters quickly and efficiently. Not only is the job simple, but it only requires a few materials. Among them, a countertop cleaner, a countertop caulk, and a granite countertop sealer.

How to seal granite countertops — the process is simple:

  1. Apply countertop caulk to areas where the countertop has separated. Allow it to dry, possibly overnight.
  2. Spray countertop cleaner across the countertop. Make sure to remove any residue or stickiness.
  3. Apply granite countertop sealer until the entire countertop is covered. (The stone’s pores will absorb it.)
  4. Voilà! The job is done. Your countertop may take anywhere from 30 mins to 2 hours to seal. Either way, you can relax.