How do you deep clean a stainless steel sink?

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  • Chloe Crabtree Chloe Crabtree on Jun 16, 2020

    Try cleaning your sink with a paste of baking soda and water. You can then rinse the sink with vinegar, which will bubble and fizz. Vinegar naturally disinfects while helping remove hard water stains from your stainless steel sink. Once your sink is clean and dry, you can easily add an extra shine.

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Jun 16, 2020


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  • William William on Jun 16, 2020

    Here yah go

    https://www.hometalk.com/search/posts?filter=clean%20stainless%20steel%20sink

  • Patty Patty on Jun 16, 2020

    I use Bon Ami or Bartenders Friend

  • Peggy L Burnette Peggy L Burnette on Jun 16, 2020
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  • Mogie Mogie on Jun 17, 2020
    1. First, wash out the sink with water. Remove any food or obvious schmutz from the drain. You can scrub the sink with soapy water at this point. While you're at it, give the faucet, spray nozzle and sink strainer some love as well, using water and a mild dish soap. Use an old toothbrush for the hard-to-get-to parts. (You can also leave the strainer to soak in a 1:1 ratio of vinegar and water for a bit to disinfect.) Rinse everything down, and wipe down the faucet to avoid those annoying water stains.
    2. Now get those scratches out. Sprinkle the wet sink with baking soda. Use the soft part of your sponge to work that soda in a circular movement, following the grain of the steel. The baking soda and water creates a delicate but abrasive paste to buff out all those scratches. Deeper scratches may also be removed with a very fine steel wool scrub. Make sure you scrub away at the entire surface of the sink.
    3. When you're done scrubbing, rinse the entire sink with white vinegar, which will cause the baking soda to bubble—let it fizz away. Once done, turn on the water to wash everything down. Let it dry.
    4. Take a chunky lemon or orange peel and rub along the entire surface of the sink to deodorize it. Nothing like leaving the sink smelling sweet for the next morning!
    5. Final step: Dab a little olive oil on a cloth and polish up the insides to give your sink extra shine for a week. Wipe away any excess with a clean cloth.


  • Lauren of Mom Home Guide Lauren of Mom Home Guide on Jun 17, 2020

    You can clean your sink using a combination of baking soda and vinegar: https://www.bobvila.com/articles/how-to-clean-a-stainless-steel-sink/

  • Cindy Cindy on Jun 17, 2020

    Hi Jane. A paste of baking soda and water will clean your stainless steel sink. Any scratches can be removed with very fine steel wool. Just give the entire sink a gentle once over and it will obliterate any hairline scratches. Then rinse with clean water. Good luck Jane. Hope all is well with you.

  • Flipturn Flipturn on Jun 17, 2020

    How old is the sink?

    Are there any visible scratches in the stainless steel?

    If so, it will be impossible to 'clean' these scratches away and prevent food from continuing to get stuck inside the gouges.

    If the condition and age of the stainless steel sink is such that it can no longer be sanitized properly to kill food bacteria, then it might be time to replace the sink with a new one.

  • K. Rupp K. Rupp on Jun 17, 2020

    Yes I agree, barkeepers Friend is my favorite. Bon Ami works great too!

  • Kathy Gunter Law Kathy Gunter Law on Jun 17, 2020

    Sprinkle baking soda and spritz with vinegar. Let sit and then scrub. Rinse with hot water. Final spray with hydrogen peroxide (disinfectant).

  • MSPS MSPS on Jun 18, 2020

    I use three things on just about any metal I clean. The first is Barbasol original formula shaving cream.The original Barbasol does not have softening additives in it so be sure to buy it. The second is blue Dawn dish soap. And the third is a clean microfiber towel.

    Shake the can of shave cream well on a dishcloth or sometimes I just use my hand. Then add several drops of Dawn and spread it all around the sink, everywhere. I prefer to let it set for a bit, then scrub it good with a stiff brush or a greenie, rinse and dry with microfiber towel.

    I clean my sink this way, the appliances, even my oven and window. Mirrors? Windows. Almost anything, walls, cabinets. Try it, you'll like it. I buy the shaving cream in the $ store.

    Hope this helps.

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