How to Clean Stainless Steel

Do you have stainless steel appliances in your home? Learn how to clean stainless steel with the professionals, Home Spritz. Whether you’re a homeowner, realtor, or real estate agent, having clean and shiny stainless steel appliances can add a touch of luxury to a property. However, not all stainless steel is made the same. It is prone to oxidizing with moisture, oils, and food residues from our hands. Additionally, quick wipe-downs can leave it looking hazy and dull. In this blog post, we will discuss how to keep your stainless steel sparkling clean!
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Apply Soft Cleanser to the Stainless Steel

The first step is to apply soft cleanser, like cream Vim or Comet to your cloth (not directly to the surface as it is likely too much and will be hard to remove), in a circular motion on the surface of your stainless steel appliance. This will help remove grease and dirt that has been built up over time without scratching or damaging the surface. After scrubbing in circles, rinse off the cleanser with clean water and dry up with a soft cloth.

How to clean stainless steel

Spot Scrub

If there are still some marks left over after applying the soft cleanser, it’s time for spot scrubbing. Repeat on the areas that are still not clean. Rinse off your spot scrubbing with soap and water before drying off again with a cloth or towel.

Polishing Time to Make the Stainless Steel Shine

It’s time for the finishing touches! Always remember to polish your stainless steel in one direction as opposed to circular motions to avoid streaks. To get rid of stubborn fingerprints on older appliances (with a rougher grain) try spraying some olive oil on a microfibre rag and buffing out any remaining marks until they’re gone!

All Done!

Cleaning stainless steel appliances doesn’t have to be daunting task if you know how to do it properly! By following these tips you can ensure that you keep your appliances looking brand new for years to come! Remember; always use mild detergents instead of harsh chemicals; polish regularly; avoid abrasive cleaners; protect with wax; use vinegar for stubborn stains; dry immediately after cleaning; and never scrub too hard when wiping down your appliance’s surfaces! With these steps in place you’ll be able to keep those appliances looking their best all year round!

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