I generally use Dawn dishwashing liquid for softening and removing dried or or difficult to remove materials, and then a final wipe down with a cloth saturated with undiluted distilled white vinegar to disinfect and leave a shine. j3h.
Asked in Painting and Staining
What is the best way to paint formica?
Make sure the surface is clean an dull then prime with a primer designed to adhere to formica. Topcoat with an oil based paint if they are available in your area, otherwise, many companies make water based paints that are durable enough to be used on cabinets and countertops. ...
Asked in Building and Carpentry
What is the difference between Arborite and Formica?
Arborite and formica are basically the same thing - a laminate commonly used on countertops. Arborite is made in Canada while Formica is similar product used in the States. ...
Asked in Cleaning, DIY Projects
How do you get a burn stain off formica countertops?
To remove a burn stain from Formica countertops, there has to be an abrasive material which will only scratch off the burn mark but not the Formica itself. Apply dry sugar crystals and rub with a suede cloth. ...