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How To Clean Stainless Steel

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How to clean stainless steel appliances so they shine! This is the BEST way we’ve found to get stainless steel clean and shining! And it’s a low cost hack

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

We’ve found the best thing for cleaning stainless steel, it gets stainless steel appliances to sparkle like a mirror and all for as little as 25p, 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 25p 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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What You Need To Clean Stainless Steel

For the best way to clean stainless steel you’ll just need four things!

  • Soft cleaning cloth
  • A clean dry cloth for drying and polishing

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How To Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

You’ll love how easy this cleaning hack is! Super simple!

Step One – dampen the cloth and rub with soap

  • Run a bowl of warm water, dampen the soft cleaning cloth, ring it out and then rub it with the bar of soap.

Step Two – clean the stainless steel

  • Gently rub and wipe over the stainless steel surface with the soapy cloth, applying extra pressure to any particularly dirty or greasy areas.

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Step Three – rinse off the bubbles and soap suds

  • Rinse the cloth in clean warm water and wipe over the stainless steel item again to remove soapy residue.

Step Four – dry and buff to a shine

  • Rub the item dry with a clean dry, soft cloth and then buff it until is shines.
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See! Easy, low cost, no effort cleaning and super shiny stainless steel!

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How To Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

Yield: Cleans lots of products
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: Less than £1

How to clean stainless steel so it shines!

Materials

  • Bar of white soap 

Tools

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

Instructions

  1. Run a bowl of warm water, dampen the soft cleaning cloth, ring it out and then rub it with the bar of soap.
  2. Gently rub and wipe over the stainless steel surface with the soapy cloth, applying extra pressure to any particularly dirty or greasy areas.
  3. Rinse the cloth in clean warm water and wipe over the stainless steel item again to remove soapy residue.
  4. Rinse the item dry with a clean dry, soft cloth and then buff it until is shines.

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