Seeking recommendations regarding best way to clean stainless steel.

Just purchased multiple stainless steel appliances and don't want to mess them up by using the wrong cleaning product.

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 26, 2018
  • Dfm Dfm on Feb 26, 2018
    first...stay away from the stainless steel sprays. use baking soda on a damp cloth. rub with the direction of the groves. its lightly abrasive, rinse well. the stainless steel sprays are waxy- great shine when apply but lots of water spots when water hits it. just fyi....try putting a magnet on the stainless steel. it shouldn't fall off. if it does you have a stainless steel "look" the front is probably plastic. ya i wast to happy to have a "stainless steel fridge" that was fake.
    • Pfh Pfh on Feb 26, 2018
      Thanks for the suggestions. The magnet trick is quite clever. Four of the new appliances are KitchenAid, one is Bosch. But I used a lightweight magnet anyway just to be sure.
  • Pam Gross Pam Gross on Feb 26, 2018
    Weiman Stainless Steel Cleaner. I always include these as closing gifts for clients who buy houses with Stainless. I buy the wipes 2 or 3 do the whole kitchen. Wipe off spills, fingerprints let dry and finish with a light rub with lint free towel usually fingerprint free for a week or so.
    • Pfh Pfh on Feb 26, 2018
      Thanks for the suggestion. And that's a very nice gift for home buyers.
  • Kathy Kathy on Feb 26, 2018
    no streak glass cleaner; everything else streaks!!

  • Karla Karla on Feb 26, 2018
    I am sorry, but I would not, not, not put anything abrasive on my new stainless steel appliances. I use Magic Stainless Steel cleaner & polish. I have tried a lot of things that did leave a waxy shine, this does not and I have not seen any water spots.
    • Pfh Pfh on Feb 26, 2018
      Thanks. I will definitely try Magic Stainless Steel polish.
  • Itsmemic Itsmemic on Feb 26, 2018
    wegmans stainless steel cleaner....nothing but the best. They even had wipes so easy to use
    • Pfh Pfh on Feb 26, 2018
      Thanks. I'm going to try Wegman's as well as Magic Stainless.
  • Joy30150932 Joy30150932 on Feb 26, 2018
    There are numerous stainless steel cleaners and polishes on the market.
  • Charlotte Erickson Charlotte Erickson on Feb 26, 2018
    Buy the products specially made for it, works the best.
  • Before doing anything, I would read the "Use and Care" section of each owners manual for every appliance. Or look up each appliance on line, find your model and read the info there.
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