How to Clean Kitchen Surfaces with Borax

The kitchen is more than just where we cook our food, it’s where we share our lives with our families, bond with our friends, greet our guests. It’s the modern-day hearth that’s become the home’s sanctuary. Of course, this means keeping it in tip-top shape and sparkling clean is the top priority.

Lucky for us, borax provides scratch-free cleaning for counter-tops, cookware, appliances, and more. It’s perfect for removing stains, ground-in dirt, and other buildups on a multitude of surfaces, from tile to granite to stainless steel.

Here's what you need

  • Borax
  • Hot water
  • Sponge


Step 1

Dissolve 1/2 cup of borax for every gallon of hot water

Step 2


Step 3

Wipe down for a clean finish

Step 4



Spray and store. Put the borax solution in a spray bottle, and refresh it once a month to keep natural minerals active.