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Stainless Steel Sinks: How to Clean, Polish and Disinfect

Stainless steel in the kitchen is a must-have upgrade for home buyers or home remodels. While stainless steel is current and durable, it does require a little special treatment to keep it looking brand spanking new. Try these tips for cleaning, polishing and disinfecting the most used and abused piece of stainless steel in the kitchen; the sink.

Fresh Scented Stainless Steel Scrubber

To scrub away any stuck on sink mess and leave behind a fresh, clean scent, grab a lemon and the baking soda. Slice the lemon in half and sprinkle baking soda of the fleshy, cut side of the lemon. Rub down the entire stainless steel sink with the lemon half (sprinkle more baking soda on stubborn spots if needed). Rinse with cool water. The sink will be clean, disinfected and have a nice clean lemony fragrance. If the sink has a built-in garbage disposal, run the lemon half through it, along with a handful of ice to clean and deodorize the disposal.

Fresh Scented Stainless Steel Scrubber

Bubble Away Grime With Hydrogen Peroxide

For a quick wipe down that will clean and disinfect, keep a bottle of hydrogen peroxide near the kitchen sink. Pour a little hydrogen peroxide on a scrubber and wipe down the entire sink. The peroxide will remove stains and bubble away grime, leaving behind a shiny, disinfected stainless steel sink. Pour a little extra peroxide into the sink drain to bubble away the grime on the rubber sink components.

How To Remove Water Spots from Stainless Steel

Cleaned and disinfected, but covered with water spots. Unsightly but easily fixed. Dampen a soft cloth with white vinegar and rub across the sink. The vinegar removes water spots and disinfects the stainless steel, Visit website :

How To Shine Stainless Steel Faucet

Ever wonder how those greasy looking spots get on the stainless steel sink faucets? So do I. While I don’t know how they get there, I know how to clean them off and shine the faucet. Sprinkle some flour on a soft, dry cloth and rub the flour over the faucet, then rinse off. The flour soaks up the pesky spots and leaves a shine behind.

Remove Rust Stain From Stainless Steel Sink

Remove Rust Stain From Stainless Steel Sink

Stainless steel can and does rust, and if a rust stain occurs in your sink, grab a tube a toothpaste. Squeeze a gob of toothpaste over the rust stain and rub in with a damp cloth. Rinse with cool water and watch the rust stain go down the drain.