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My houselady cleaned my fridge today with a stainless steel cleaner and now it looks like there is a blue residue on my fridge that will not come off. Is it ruined?

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I am not exactly sure how to remedy your specific issue but I know of a site that sells decorative covers for your appliances. Check them out at www.applianceart.com These guys have covers for all occasions and even stainless steel. Hope this helps.

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Call the consumer information phone number on the stainless steel cleaner package. It sounds like something is wrong with the product, or with your house keepers application of the product. For a painted fridge; try the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. My neighbor's boyfriend suggested it for a scuff on my car paint (white specialty finish with a big black mark) and it worked great. You would never even know there was ever a problem. I dampened it a bit and pressed super lightly. For a stainless steel fridge; try a plain, soft, damp cloth. If that doesn't work try regular furniture polish (like Pledge) with the same, soft, cloth. I would recommend trying a small, indiscreet spot for any of these suggestions before doing the entire thing. Just in case there is some adverse reaction to the product she used. Good Luck!

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    Or she may hve just left a residue try buffing it with a clean soft cloth like you would car wax.

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No just scratched and possibly stained.it will cause no adverse effects on the fridge.you could possibly polish out the blue with car paint gloss restorer.

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