My Beautiful Butcher Block Countertops

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 - Countertops

Beautiful Butcher Block Countertops – The reason I redecorated them was due to the fact that something (I suspect it was lemon juice) left a bleached ring on them. And also, I was never ever really pleased with the initial shade that I chose. But after they were refinished, they looked lovely.

Modern Butcher Block Countertops  within Home Kitchen

Prior to I completed my all new Ikea butcherblock countertops the very first time, I did my research study. I looked as well as searched for the best alternative for staining and also sealing butcherblock kitchen counters in a manner that would certainly be food secure. After my substantial study, I finally decided to utilize routine stain, complied with by Waterlox to seal them. After a telephone call to the Waterlox firm, I found out that their product is food risk-free after it is fully cured, even if made use of over regular discolor.

Beautiful Butcher Block Countertops

The function of sealing the counter tops is to make sure that the wood does not take in any kind of water, hence warping as well as triggering various other damage to the timber. If the oil is applied effectively, drops of water will actually sit on top of the wood without soaking up. Undoubtedly I’m careful not to leave pools of water on the countertop, yet I will certainly confess that it has actually occurred a time or 2 and hasn’t caused any kind of permanent damages.

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I utilized the Waterlox inning accordance with the directions (I did a number of slim layers, permitting each layer to dry the ideal quantity of time). It truly worked well … till the lemon juice case. That was my fault. I left a plate remaining on the countertop for most likely 2 Days that had lemon juice on the bottom. Most typical individuals would not leave a dirty plate resting on their countertop for 48 hours. I’ve never ever asserted to be normal.