If you’ve ever tried to clean the gunk off your stainless steel appliances, you know how frustrating and expensive it can be. I’m not sure how I found out about this trick to clean stainless steel fridge fronts, but it works. I didn’t want to buy expensive stainless steel cleaner at the store, so I went with this method.
We have a little stainless steel fridge in our mud room which started to look awful with brownish stains (I’m guessing calcium/water stains) on the front door. Naturally, nothing would work to clean it. A year ago, I took this little idea and cleaned the entire door with things that most of us already have in the house.
This year, I had to touch up the door to eliminate some new stains so I wanted to post the 5-minute process.
- a dryer sheet (preferably unused–the softener softens the gunk on the stainless)
- some baby oil (if you prefer olive or cooking oil, that is fine, too)
- a soft or microfiber rag
- water (in a bowl or container)
That’s it! Here’s what to do: