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Cleaning a Stainless Steel Sink

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This sink was dull and dingy and needed to be clean and shiny. Another DIY using baking soda and vinegar made this happen.
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  • cleaning a stainless steel sink with baking soda and vinegar, cleaning tips, homesteading, how to
After trying several cleaners full of chemicals, I wasn't happy with the results so I tried using what I had on hand.
  • cleaning a stainless steel sink with baking soda and vinegar, cleaning tips, homesteading, how to
Start by giving the whole sink area a heavy spraying of plain white vinegar then sprinkle a heavy coat of baking soda all over. Let this set for at least 5 minutes. Don’t forget to do the faucet area and outside rim of the sink.


After letting the baking soda soak into the vinegar, dampen a dish cloth, or you might prefer a sponge, with just enough water so you can make a paste with your baking soda. Keep scrubbing with the paste solution until you have done all of it.
  • cleaning a stainless steel sink with baking soda and vinegar, cleaning tips, homesteading, how to
  • cleaning a stainless steel sink with baking soda and vinegar, cleaning tips, homesteading, how to
Rinse well and dry. For all the details check out my blog post.

To see more: http://notjustpaperandpaint.com/2015/01/26/stainless-steel-sink-made-shiny-new/

Got a question about this project?

  • Fab and Pretty

    Just tried this and love it! Yesterday was my scheduled sink cleaning day so nice timing I postponed it! I used the left over paste, scooped it into a plastic container, then went to the bathroom sinks, sprayed and paste scrubbed, them, even the soap

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY

    Wow!

  • Diane
    Diane Clifton, TN

    I always use vinegar and soda to clean my sinks.

  • Julie Green
    Julie Green Australia

    wonder if it will work for the shower

  • Vicki
    Vicki Twin Falls, ID

    I have granite all around my stainless sink, so using vinegar is not safe. I clean my sink with just baking soda, then rinse. Next I use baby oil (or you can use olive oil, or canola oil) and smear all around with paper towel. It looks great when

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