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Remove stink off your hands when cooking

Rub your hands while wet on stainless steel. it will remove the smell instantly

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remove discoloration from my stainless steel refridgerator


Use this suggestion with caution. Assuming it is real stainless steel (not a coated or faux finish) and you have already tried various cleaners without success.
Purchase Scotch-Brite pads for stainless steel (many automotive stores sell them for a few bucks) and lightly rub the area beng careful to ALWAYS RUB/POLISH IN A STRAIGHT LINE WITH THE "GRAIN" or brush marks to polish out the stain. Always test this on an inconspicuous area first. This also works well with stainless steel vent hoods and cook tops.

Sep 11, 2014 | Refrigerators

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How do I stop smelling like garlic after I press it?


Try running your hands under cold water. I just read about a method of using stainless steel to get rid of the smell, but haven't yet tried itout. Apparently you rub stainless steel and it gets rid of the smell. There are even 'soap bars' made entirely of stainless steel specifically for this purpose.

Feb 04, 2013 | Home

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how to remove scratches from stainless steel appliances


Try this at your own risk. Step 1 Consider using a product made for stainless steel2_bing.gif such as Scratch-B-Gone or Bar Keepers Friend (see Tips).
  • Step 2 Or, try spraying an all-purpose cleaner (such as Formula 4092_bing.gif) on the scratches.
  • Step 3 Use a non-metal scouring pad (such as Scotch-Brite pads) to rub the cleaner in, always rubbing in the direction of the grain.
  • Step 4 Keep the stainless steel wet with the cleaner as you work, and rinse the pad often.
  • Step 5 Rinse the surface and wipe dry.
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    Tips & Warnings
    • Before using any treatment on your stainless cookware, sink or appliances, it is wise to call the manufacturer for advice.
    • A new product called Scratch-B-Gone is touted as the "first aid kit for stainless steel." You can find it at many home improvement stores.
    • Bar Keepers Friend is another product for stainless steel. It can be found in most grocery or home improvement stores, or at www.barkeepersfriend.com.
    • To keep stainless steel sinks from scratching, put a rubber mat in the bottom of the sink to protect it.
    • Avoid using abrasive
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    Mar 13, 2010 | Whirlpool 30" Self-Cleaning Freestanding...

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    water marks on stainless profiles


    I have used Bon Ami or Bar tenders Stainless steel cleaner (found in the section of Ajax or Comet Cleaner). Put some of the powder on soft cloth, wet it a little & scrub mark lightly; use clean rag w/water to clean off powder. Then use stainless steal spray cleaner (like the one found at Bath & Beyond) and rub in with soft cloth. I have found that the pull-out stainless steel cleaner wipes are too wet & just smear. Good luck

    Dec 29, 2008 | GE Profile PSW26P Stainless Steel Side by...

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    rust stains appeared all over the outside of the stainless steel front of over, air outlet and splash back. What would have caused this and how can we fix this problem?


    If I understand your question, your stainless steel surfaces have rusted. Correct?
    Contrary to popular belief, stainless steel CAN rust under the right circumstances.

    I won't go into what may have caused this problem, but I will hopefully help you solve it and prevent future rusting.

    Usually it is only surface rust and not deep pitting of the steel.
    Surface rust can usually be removed with a product like Soft Scrub cleanser or liquid Meguiar's Car Cleaner Wax.

    Apply a small amount of either product to a clean cloth and rub over the rust until it is removed.
    Wait until the product dries and buff with a clean cloth.
    If you have a brushed stainless steel surface, you will want to rub in the same direction of the "grain".

    One benefit of the wax is that it will protect the surface from future rusting.
    If the rust cannot be removed in this manner, a more aggressive approach is required. Do NOT use the following procedure if you have a smooth stainless steel surface, only if you have the brushed surface..

    Use a non-metallic scuff pad, such as a 3M Green Scouring Pad and rub in the direction of the brushed stainless steel grain.
    This process should remove all surface rust and even some minor scratches. You can use the pad dry or better yet, with a liquid wax as a lubricant.

    Never use steel wool!
    It will only leave small particles of steel imbedded in the surface. The condition will look worse when the particles themselves rust!

    I cannot be held responsible for any damages that may occur from the above procedure. But, it has worked fine for me whenever I have implimented it on dozens of similar surfaces.

    Good Luck!

    Mar 05, 2008 | Kitchen Ranges

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