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How to clean stainless steel cutlery?

How to clean stainless steel cutlery?

Probably there was the time when you were wondering how to clean cutlery and what to do to avoid gradual damage. Is it possible to bring back the beautiful gloss of cutlery which does not charm us any longer. A key to success is to buy the good and high-quality cutlery set and to care about them properly in order to prevent form appearing unaesthetic spots and scratching on the surface of forks and knives.

The Gerlach stainless steel cutlery 18/10

Remember thath the more you invest in buying a new cutlery set, the longer they will serve you and look gorgeous – they will not tarnish and rust.

The Gerlach stainless steel cutlery 18/10 are made of high-quality stainless steel with the admixture of nickel and chrome, looks really impressive. In the description of cutlery sets, the term "18/10" means that the chromium-nickel steel was used for the production of utensils. “18” means the percentage of chromium and “10” refers to the percentage of nickel. Chromium provides the increased corrosion resistance, whereas nickel is responsible for bright and glossy taint of steel.

The Onda cutlery setIn the picture: the Onda cutlery set

How to clean the stainless steel cutlery?

Very often you have to struggle with ugly stains on cutlery. In order to prevent them, dry utensils with a soft cotton cloth. Wipe cutlery thoroughly and gently polish them, not only after hand washing, but also after washing in a dishwasher. In addition, drying cutlery with a cloth prevent from appearing of corrosion.  If we noticed some rust spots on knives or forks, use citric acid to remove them.
Has your cutlery lost its shine? Prepare a solution of water and vinegar in the proportion: 9 tablespoons of vinegar and 1 l of water. Put cutlery to a pot and cook it for about 15 minutes. Another tried recipe for cleaning your cutlery is to put some olive oil and polish it.

Tarnishing and discoloration is frequently the result of scale deposits. Use a mild detergent to remove spots. If cutlery is really dirty and we are not able to clean it during hand washing, try a professional spray for cleaning stainless steel. Don’t buy cleaning liquids with micro-granules. They can scratch the surface of cutlery. Remember that the more scratched cutlery, the harder it is to get rid of dirt on their surface. 


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