Most modern kitchens will have stainless steel
in them and a common question is how to clean
stainless steel. There are many commercial
products available for this purpose, however it
is easy to clean stainless steel using basic
ingredients most homes already have in their
What you use will depend on the degree of marks,
dirt on your stainless steel. Always start with
the mildest method first.
What you will need:
small amount of mild detergent to warm
water. Wet the cloth or sponge, it should be
damp, not dripping wet.
area, going in the direction of the grain.
area with a cloth to prevent streaking and
stainless steel sinks:
Sprinkle bicarbonate of soda
onto a damp sponge.
Scrub the sink.
For extra shine, finish off
by spraying with white vinegar and drying
with a cloth.
stubborn stains in a stainless steel sink,
apply some cream cleanser, scrub the area
with a cloth or sponge and rinse clean.
Cleaning a stainless steel pan:
Sprinkle a thick layer of baking soda over the
bottom of the pan. Add a small amount of water
to make a paste.
Leave to soak for 30 minutes.
Wash by hand, removing the residue.
Stainless steel care:
touching stainless steel surfaces with
use harsh abrasives on stainless steel.
use bleach products on stainless steel.
use steel wool on stainless steel.
rub in the opposite direction to the grain
as this will lead to scratches.
dry stainless steel surfaces with a cloth
after cleaning to avoid leaving water
Baby oil is
another method that is reportedly good for
removing stains, and shining up stainless steel
appliances. Apply a small amount to a cloth &
wipe over the stainless steel, going with the
Lemon oil is
another good stain remover. Apply to a cloth and
wipe over the stainless steel.
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Cleaning a sink,
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Cleaning a microwave,
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Cleaning stainless steel,
Disinfecting kitchen sponges,
Removing candle wax,
Removing grass stains,
Removing mould & mildew from walls,
Removing red wine stains,
Removing water stains from wood,