How to remove utensil scratches from dishes

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It’s always nice to have a gleaming new set of dishes, but if your scratched dishes still work as they should, it is often deemed wasteful to get rid of them. Despite the scratches from utensils, the dishes are often still functional and could be used for a long time. Rather than throwing out your scratched dishes, there are ways to recycle them so you can enjoy them for years to come. Kim, the author of Sand and Sisal lifestyle blog, has some easy tips for cleaning scratches off of dishes. This cleaning process will require a special product, Bar Keepers Friend, but it will be so worthwhile when you see how it can remove unsightly scratches from your dishes. Plus, Bar Keepers Friend has a reputation for being a miracle worker in numerous areas of cleaning, so that it won’t be a buy for one purpose.

Simple life hacks like using Bar Keepers Friend to remove damage from plates and bowls, are perfect for people who want to save money and don’t like to waste. If a plate still functions but isn’t pretty to look at, it shouldn’t be discarded. Rather, you can scrub the scratches away with an abrasive scrubber and some Bar Keepers Friend. Bar Keepers Friend is a polish, which comes in a powdery form. It is traditionally used in many household cleaning tasks from removing water stains from showers and taps to cleaning glass cooktops. By using a cloth or sponge moistened with water and this powder, you will be able to form a slurry on the dishes which should pick up the scratches.

This task is beneficial to those who want to live in a more sustainable, less wasteful way. So often people are drawn to having something new just because it is the latest fashion or looks it looks better than what they currently have, but it involves spending money. If you are a person who is just starting out or can’t afford to replace a set of dishes, Kim’s instructions for cleaning her dishes are amazing because it will save your dishes without you having to put out a lot of funds. While Bar Keeper’s Friend will cost a few dollars, its benefits will outweigh the costs substantially. You don’t require a lot of it for your daily household cleaning activities, which means it will last a long time. Besides applying it to scratched dishes, there are many more kitchen cleaning tips where it would be beneficial. Bar Keeper’s Friend will help clean a stainless steel sink if it has scratches on it where bacteria can get trapped. It can also help remove scratches from stainless steel cookware that may get scratched from utensils or harsh scrubbing.

As far as house cleaning tips and tricks go, this one is a miraculous discovery you will want to tell everyone you know. If you are searching for more household cleaning tips, check out Kim’s blog. Thank you to Kim, the author of Sand and Sisal lifestyle blog, for sharing her instructions on cleaning scratches from dishes.

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