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Tips To Remove Stains From Stainless Appliances

It is seen that the stainless steel is perhaps best known for its capacity to resist rust and corrosion and thus making it a popular choice in bathrooms and kitchens. However, if you own stainless steel appliances then you probably know that they are hardly ever stainless. This is especially true if you have little ones running around the house. Fingerprints and water stains tend to decorate the surfaces of dishwashers, refrigerators and ovens. Therefore, such unattractive stain decreases the value of your appliance and it will eventually make more issues for you later. If you want to save the stainless appliances from stains then you need to follow certain steps.

1. Dish Soap & Baby or Mineral Oil

In order to clean your appliances you can use dish soap which is an amazing in cleaning grime from stainless steel. It cleans off excess oils and simplifies the polishing process. You can put just a little bit on your rag and moisten with a modest amount of water. Wipe along the grain of your appliance. If there are extra stubborn fingerprints then you might have to go over the area a few times. When you finish cleaning an area, dry any water streaks with a clean towel. You can even use paper towels, but there will be some lint left behind.  Therefore, you can also pick up some plain dish soap and baby or mineral oil.

2. White Vinegar & Olive Oil

You can even apply white vinegar directly to a microfiber cloth, or spray directly onto your surface. Let sit for just a moment and then wipe clean in the direction of the grain. Apply the vinegar as many times as necessary to remove any grime. Then dab a clean towel into some olive oil and polish the freshly-cleaned surface in the direction of the grain. If any extra olive oil residue remains, wipe away with a clean cloth. This method works well because the vinegar gets rid of all the grime, while the olive oil gives it a fresh, shiny polish.

3. Club Soda

You can spray club soda directly onto appliances and then wipe in the direction of the grain.  This will not only help to clean the surface of fingerprints and food residue but also it will also give it a nice shine. You can also wipe it with clean, soft, microfiber cloth.

4. WD-40

The oddest way to clean your stainless steel appliance is by applying WD-40.  You can get it in the garage or wherever you store your tools and you will likely to have a bottle laying around. You can simply spray some WD-40 directly onto your appliance, or into a rag and then wipe away.

5. Lemon Oil Furniture Polish

You can even simply apply a bit of lemon oil furniture finish to a clean towel and rub on your appliance. Once you have evenly applied then you can wipe clean with a different micro cloth towel. It would not be good for you to apply the furniture polish directly to the stainless steel surface as it may not be applied evenly leaving you with more work trying to clean off the excess.

6. Baking Soda and Dish Soap

Baking soda mixed with liquid dish soap can make a good paste to gently rub out stains. Baking soda is a very fine abrasive that is unlikely to seriously scratch the stainless steel surface.

7. Vinegar

You must pour little Pour a little white vinegar or apple cider vinegar onto the stained surface. Then let it sit for a few minute. Now you can rub the stain with a soft cloth, following the grain of the steel. Rinse thoroughly and dry the surface with a clean towel.

8. Water and cloth
You would be surprised how much routine cleaning you can accomplish with just warm water and a lint-free cloth. This is the least risky option for cleaning stainless steel. Plain water works to clean the majority of situations and dry it with a towel or cloth to prevent water spots. This is critical because minerals in water can leave deposits on stainless steel.

Though stainless steel appliances are durable and easy to maintain however, they do require regular cleaning. The key to keeping stainless steel stain-less include proper maintenance and care. The guaranteed method would be to use a specially designed cleaning product. 
 

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