How to Take Care of Your Custom Made Wood Cutting Board

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Taking care of a wooden cutting board is very easy. First thing you should know is that wood is a natural fighter of bacteria. Bacteria does not live on wood surfaces. But what wood does not get rid of is odor and stain. Here are the steps you need to take in order to care for, maintain and have your cutting board lasts for many years to come.

1. Wash it with soap and warm water. Wipe excess water on the board and prop it against your backsplash or wall to let it dry naturally.

2. If there are signs of stains, cut a lemon in half and take some coarse salt. Sprinkle the salt over the stained area and take the 1/2 lemon wedge and scrub thoroughly. After the stain had been lifted, do step #1.

3. Use mineral oil about once a week. Maintain your cutting board like you are taking care of your skin when it is dry – applying lotion on it. Mineral oil your board when you start seeing it looking dry. This particular step would help maintain your cutting board for the future.

4. Do not place your board in the dish washer. It can unnecessarily dry your board rapidly and can warp or crack.

5. Do not use bleach on your cutting board especially if it has colors. Bleach will lift the natural colors and cannot come back.

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