It's simple to clean a stainless steel sink. Dial-A-Maid Cleaning Service on the North Shore of Chicago offers the following Stainless Steel cleaning tips to ensure and maintain the beauty of your Stainless Steel sinks.
* Mix a little baking soda and water to create the mildest abrasive cleaner around. Use it to clean the sink without scratching it. Dry the sink thoroughly to prevent water spots and rust.
* To clean water spots from stainless steel, make a paste out of 1 part 3% hydrogen peroxide to 3 parts cream of tartar. Put it on the water spots, and when it dries, wipe it off with a wet sponge or cloth.
* Remove rust from your sink by rubbing the corroded areas with rubbing alcohol.
* Use distilled white vinegar on a damp cloth or sponge to get rid of your sink's unsightly rust and water spots. And, since the vinegar will brighten up the stainless steel, you may want to wipe the entire sink with it.
* When in doubt, use baking soda. Dial-A-Maid residential Cleaning Service in Evanston , Il says to add water to baking soda to make a thick paste. Apply the paste on the stains and let it stay for 1 or 2 hours. Then, with a damp cloth, wipe off the paste and rinse the sink clean.
* If the hairline scratches in your sink really bother you, get rid of them by gently rubbing the entire sink with #00(very fine) steel wool. Then buff the sink with a soft cloth.
* Once you're finished washing dishes, use a damp paper towel to wipe the sink. Then wipe it with a few drops of baby oil. The coating of oil will keep your stainless steel sink shiny and rust free.