How to get my calphalon pans in shape after they were in the dishwashe

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We left our calphalpon pans in the cupboard while our home was rented for a week. The guests ran them through the dishwasher and now they are all coated with a white film. Lesson learned.. leave t-fal Help!! Thanks!

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  • Ken Ken on Jan 12, 2018
    First thing I would try is white vinegar. Calphalon makes pans with a variety of metals and finishes. Would help if we knew if these are stainless, hard anodized, Teflon, etc. Just in case the vinegar does not work.

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Jan 12, 2018
    See if vinegar will help, it could be residue from the soap and the water. I wish people be considerate and know what can't be put in the dishwasher. Next time leave instructions that the pots and pans are hand wash and what can and can't be put in the oven at high temps. I have had hand wash pots and pans for years and hubby still wants to put them in the dish washer.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jan 12, 2018
    Try using Bar keepers friend

  • Mogie Mogie on Jan 12, 2018
    LOL Nancy is right my hubby wants to put all of our dished in the dishwasher.

  • Nancy Wilson Nancy Wilson on Jan 13, 2018
    Why are you leaving costly kitchen ware in a rental. There are many less expensive stainless steel or other materials that can go in the dishwasher (try Corningware for some really great pieces). They are good to use and clean up easily and are usually stove/oven/microwave and dishwasher safe.

  • Eli28725457 Eli28725457 on Jan 14, 2018
    Calphalon has a lifetime warranty as long it was used under normal household conditions, and putting a pan in a dishwasher seems pretty normal to me. It's not like you were boiling acid or anything! If you can't get it clean with soap and water, I would just return it. I have returned several Calphalon pans to Bed Bath & Beyond, they will take them back even if you can't find the receipt. Although better if you have it. Or, you could send the pan back directly to Calphalon, but then you have to pay for shipping. In either case, if they don't have the exact pan, they will replace with something similar. Good Luck!

  • Laurel Ennis Laurel Ennis on Apr 11, 2020

    Putting in the dishwasher voids the warantee

  • Isa18547598 Isa18547598 on Feb 08, 2021

    Try boiling vinegar in each pan that should help