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The BEST way to clean stainless steel so it shines! And best of all our cleaning hack costs just 15p!

Cleaning all the little smears and marks off stainless steel is easy.

We have a great way of cleaning stainless steel that gets it to sparkle like a mirror and all for 15p with no special cleaning products needed.

If you have stainless steel items and live with children or pets you’ll know just how smeared and marked they can get with little mucky handprints or dog nose smears…

But we can show you how to get them shiny and looking like new in no time at all without using any nasty chemical cleaning products which is great for a family home.

I’ll be using a plain white bar of soap to do this job. Priced at just 15p this really is something to have in at home. It really does come in handy for all sorts of cleaning jobs.

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You can see before we start to clean the stainless steel the types of marks the steel picks up over the course of a few days – water splashes, greasy smears etc.

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Best way to clean stainless steel

  • Soft cleaning cloth
  • A cloth for drying and polishing

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How to clean stainless steel

  • Dampen the soft cleaning cloth – in warm water and rub it with the bar of soap.
  • Gently clean – the stainless steel with the soapy cloth

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  • Rinse the cloth in clean water – and wipe over the stainless steel item again to remove soapy residue.
  • Rub the item dry – and buff it until is shines with the drying cloth
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See! Easy, low cost, no effort cleaning and super shiny stainless steel!

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Yield: Cleans lots of products

How to clean stainless steel

How to clean stainless steel so it shines!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost Less than £1

Materials

  • Bar of white soap 

Tools

  • Bucket or bowl 
  • Warm water 
  • Soft cleaning cloth
  • Cloth for drying and buffing 

Instructions

  1. Dampen the soft cleaning cloth in warm water and rub it with the bar of soap.
  2. Gently clean the stainless steel with the soapy cloth
  3. Rinse the cloth in clean water and wipe over the stainless steel item again.
  4. Rub the item dry and buff it until is shines with the drying cloth

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