We are seeing more and more stainless steel appliances in our homes. That’s because, if we take proper care of them, the finish and shine of this material brings a lot of elegance and aesthetics to the kitchen. We teach you how to clean them so that they are always in a perfect condition and they shine like brandly new.
Steel appliances, in addition to the aesthetic advantages they have, are also very resistant to high temperatures and can last a long time.
The problem is that they get dirty and can be easily scratched. It is a material in which grease stains, splashes and above all, fingerprints are quickly marked.
To avoid these unpleasant marks and help you keep your stainless steel appliances longer, we teach you how to easily clean them with products that you surely have at home.
You can use these tricks on all your kitchen stainless steel appliances: fridge, oven, microwave, toaster, extractor hood, etc. Let’s do it!
Some tips you need to know
- Don’t use steel sponges or scouring pads that can be abrasive to clean the surface. The best you can do is use kitchen towels or a microfiber cloth.
- Do not apply chlorine-based or chloride-containing cleaning products.
- Always rub in the direction of the grain of the steel to avoid scratches.
- Before you start, make sure it’s turned off, and unplugged if possible.
Cleaning stainless steel appliances with soap
The classic way to clean stainless steel appliances is with a mixture of soap and water. You can use both neutral soap or dish soap, they are quite effective in removing grease stains.
This way to clean your steel appliances is as simple as making a soapy mixture, and with the help of a microfiber cloth, rub the entire surface of the appliance. Paying special attention to the most marked areas.
After that, with a wet clean cloth, rinse it and dry it well with kitchen towels. And it’s ready!
Cleaning stainless steel appliances with vinegar
White vinegar, in addition to being a product that we all usually have at home, it’s a great ally for your home cleaning. Infact, it’s the perfect product to clean your stainless steel appliances because it can eliminate grease stains easily.
If you decide to use vinegar to clean these appliances, you only have to mix one part of vinegar and three of water to make your cleaner.
You can pour the mixture into a sprayer to apply it more easily, or simply moisten a microfiber cloth in the mixture and rub on the surface. Always following the veins of the steel.
When you are done, dry well all the surface to avoid water marks.
Polish your stainless steel appliances with oil
Once you have finished cleaning your stainless steel appliances, you can restore the shine they have lost over time by using a little olive oil or body oil for babies.
Apply a small amount of the product on a paper towel or a microfiber cloth and rub in the direction of the grain. In this way you will be able to polish and make your appliances shine like the moment when you bought them.
In case the surface is too sticky, rub it again with clean kitchen towels to absorb all the excess oil.
So far, our tips for cleaning your stainless steel appliances easily and spotlessly.
We hope these tips have helped you! And, we remind you that at Aecetia, as professionals in the cleaning sector, in our post: Protocols and measures of hygiene and cleaning action against the new normality, we clarify which are the virucidal products authorized by the Ministry of Health to minimize the infections at home.