Just in case you’re not certain of what to use, here’s a list of the favorite products used in the care of our home. There may be other products on the market that provide better, but these have proven great for us! Do use all products only as directed by the manufacturer and it’s always a good idea to research each product for your specific use.
CERAMA BRYTE® Ceramic Cook top cleaner
CERAMA BRYTE Ceramic Cook top Cleaner is also safe and effective for cleaning your Stainless Steel Sinks, Cultured Marble Sinks (commonly found in bathrooms), Porcelain Sinks, Glass Shower Doors, Fiberglass Bathing Units, Glass Cookware (to remove dark marks) and Pots and Pans.
*Works great on Fireplace Glass
*Use as often as needed
CLR Fresh® Scent Daily Bath & Kitchen Multi Surface Cleaner
CLR Fresh Scent Daily Bath & Kitchen Multi Surface Cleaner instantly removes calcium, lime and hard water deposits, soap scum, discoloration and dirt. Use on plastic, ceramic tile, glass, stainless steel, faucet and shower fixtures, shower doors, fiberglass, toilet bowls and sinks.
- Contains no alcohol, phosphates, ammonia or bleach
- Septic safe
- Use as often as needed
Rain-X® Glass Treatment
Treat the doors with Rain-X These glass treatments form an invisible film on the glass to increase water repellency, causing water and soap to bead up and run off the glass. (Squeegee off the water after bathing to keep soap scum from building up again.) Spray or wipe on the glass treatment, then wipe it off with a microfiber cloth. Over-spray won’t harm surrounding surfaces. The products repel water for six months.
*Use – As often as needed. Keep in shower with a squeegee
Granite Gold® Daily Cleaner
Quickly and Safely Cleans Granite and Natural Stone
Granite Gold Stone Care products are designed by professional with more than 40 years of experience in the stone industry. Granite Gold Daily Cleaner quickly and safely cleans all natural stone. Safe for use on all food preparation surfaces.
Recommended for use on: Granite, Marble, Travertine, Limestone, Tile also safe on Corian® and quartz surfaces such as Silestone®, Zodiaq® and Cambria ®.
*Use as often as needed
511 Impregnator® Penetrating Sealer
511 Impregnator is a penetrating sealer designed for the protection of all medium to dense porous surfaces. 511 Impregnator forms an invisible barrier that is resistant to moisture and stains while allowing vapor to escape. 511 Impregnator is not a surface coating and will not alter the natural look. All surfaces treated are harder and less slippery.
Water, Stain & Slip protection for:
Sanded Grout, Quarry Tile, Ceramic Tile, Glazed Tile, Porcelain Tile, Polished Granite, Concrete, Brick, Stucco, Slate, Quartz, Travertine, and Agglomerate
*Use – twice a year minimum, more often if necessary.
Bona® Swedish Formula® Hardwood Floor Cleaner
Specifically formulated to clean polyurethane finished wood floors and factory pre-finished wood floors. Unlike all-purpose cleaners, Bona Kemi Swedish Formula Hard wood floor cleaner is a neytrak cleaner that will not dull your floor finish or leave an oily residue. BonaKemi is a waterborne, non-toxic, environmentally responsible cleaner. Anderson Manufacturing recommends BonaKemi® for Anderson polyurethane wood floors.
*Use – 2-3 times a year or for heavy cleaning
Bona® Swedish Formula® Hard Surface Floor Cleaner
Specifically formulated to clean all Laminate, Ceramic Tile, Vinyl, Marble and Granite floors. Quickly wipe out red wine, dried spaghetti sauce, mustard, ketchup and heel scuffs. Unlike all-purpose cleaners, will not dull your floor finish or leave an oily residue. A waterborne, non-toxic, environmentally responsible cleaner.
*Use – Once a month maximum or for heavy cleaning
Bar Keepers Friend Liquid
Bar Keepers Friend Liquid is the only liquid cleanser with lime removers. Trust Bar Keepers Friend to clean even the most stubborn rust and mineral stains down to the shine without scratching. Bar Keepers Friend Liquid’s special formula cleans stainless steel, fiberglass, porcelain, marble, stovetops, countertops, pots and pans, bathroom tile, tubs, and toilets–plus a whole lot more! Technical reports show Bar Keepers Friend Liquid out cleans Soft Scrub.
*Use – as often as needed
Sashco-Transformation Stain Siding and Trim
The best part is that Transformation Siding and Trim won’t peel.
Wood siding can be beautiful, but it usually screams “high maintenance.” Get Transformation Stain® Siding and Trim and give your ears the silence they deserve. Based on a stain formula that was originally created to withstand the extreme requirements of log homes, Transformation Stain® Siding and Trim wood siding stain is no stranger to high performance. It moves and flexes with the wood to maintain a protective coat that remains beautiful over time.
BEHR® 1-Part Epoxy Acrylic® Concrete & Garage Floor Paint
A high-performance, ready-to-use, water-based floor paint that resists hot tire pick-up and marring. The finish is highly resistant to chemicals, oil and gasoline, which reduces the need for maintenance of hard-to-clean interior or exterior floors. This durable, satin finish floor paint also resists scuffing, fading, cracking, peeling, and blistering.
*Use – every 5 years with proper preparation and application
Sikaflex® Self-Leveling Concrete Caulk Sealant
Sikaflex Self-leveling Sealant is a single component, self-leveling, premium-grade polyurethane sealant with an accelerated curing capacity. Ideal for sealing cracks and joints in horizontal concrete and masonry. Use on expansion joints, Sidewalks, Garage floors, Driveways, Patios, Steps, Basements, Pool Decks, Concrete Block, and Slabs. Selflevels for quick, attractive finish with excellent adhesion, permanently elastic, and paintable.
*Use – any cracks larger than 1/8″. Cracks larger that 1/4″ may require backer rod prior to application.
Thompson’s® Water Seal® Concrete Care Sealer
This clear finish provides concrete and masonry surfaces with superior protection from the damaging effects of water. Thompson’s® Water Seal® Concrete Care Sealer resists cracking and chipping, and provides resistance against damage from freeze/thaw cycles. It also protects against de-icing salts and pool chemicals.
*Use once every 3-5 years
Liquid Wrench L512 Liquid Wrench Dry Lubricant with CERFLON (11 oz.)
Liquid Wrench Super Lubricant has been formulated for superior lubricity with no dust collecting residues. Harmless to most fabrics, wood, glass, vinyl, plastics not under stress, leather, rubber, metal, paper, open gears, bearings, conveyors, windows, garage doors, tools or paint. Combines the penetrating power of world famous Liquid Wrench Super Penetrate and the lubricating /protecting properties of Liquid Wrench Super Lubricant plus the space-age lubricating properties of DuPont Teflon in 1 convenient aerosol spray can. Nonflammable 11 oz. size. Use to lubricate slides, swivels, rollers, glides, hinges, lock cylinder, zippers, chains and the list goes on and on.
*Use – as often as needed