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How to Clean a Stainless Steel Sink

Stainless Steel sinks, which are sometimes referred to as “SS sinks,” offer convenience, superior performance, durability, and affordability. But, like all other types of sinks, they need to be cleaned too! Over time, Stainless Steel sinks get dirty from food, water, or other liquids that didn’t go down. It’s vital that an SS sink is cleaned periodically and maintained for the purpose of preserving its integrity and performance.

Step 1 - Upon finishing your time with using your SS sink, grab a sponge and douse it with soap and water. The temperature of the water doesn’t matter. Thoroughly, and quickly, scrub the inner and outer area of the sink. Place the sponge into a a sponge holder. A soap dish would suffice if you don’t have a sponge holder. Dry the sink with a clean and dry towel or cloth. This step would help take care of water-spotting.

If water-spotting persists, then you can use white vinegar to rid water spots.

Step 2 - For dealing with any kind of rust and misc. persistent stains, use Isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol). Drench some paper towel or a cloth with rubbing alcohol and wipe down the sink thoroughly and completely. Wait for 10-15 minutes and flush sink with water via the faucet.

Step 3 - If you wish to return your SS sink to its former level of glossiness, then you can do so using baking soda and water. Prepare the mixture (⅓ cup of water and ⅔ cup of baking soda). Water temperature doesn’t matter. Mask the sink with the paste with a brush. If you’re using a sponge, then remember to apply the paste in a circular motion and rub against the grain naturally when necessary. Once done, Flush the sink with water from the faucet and wipe dry entirely.

If you need any help maintaining your stainless steel sink feel free to contact us anytime.

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