How To Maintain Your Kitchen Sink

STAINLESS STEEL SINKS

When attention and proper maintenance is paid to your stainless steel sink, the life and shine can be kept for a much longer period of time. Find our how to properly care for your sink.

After Each Use:

  • Remove all objects, ie: pads, grids, cloths and etc, from sink.
  • Clean with light soap solution, rinse, drain all water, and towel dry.
  • Regular Maintenance

Side-walls and Bottom of Sink: Remove stains using a cleaning product that contains mild abrasives; always wipe in grain direction; rinse well and towel dry.

For stubborn stains or scratches: Use a fine grit Scotch-Brite (maroon colored) pad following direction of sink grain finish. Pay careful attention to the directional change from side walls to bottom of the sink.

Top Surface and Polished Mirror Finishes: Polish with a soft, dry towel or cloth.

Mineral Deposits: Use a stainless steel cleaning product that contains mild abrasives or a light solution of vinegar and water (1:20 ratio); rinse well and towel dry.

Caution

  • Avoid using steel wool or other metal or coarse scouring pads to clean the sink.
  • Do not stand on, or in the sink for any reason, such as when cleaning windows, reaching for top shelf, painting, etc.
  • Dropping heavy objects into the sink will cause denting and buckling.
  • Do not use sharp objects in the sink or use sink as a cutting surface.
  • Leaving water, bleach, cleaners, or chemicals of any type in sink for prolonged period of time will cause erosion, discolouration, or other irreparable damage.
  • Never use concentrated bleach in the sink; always dilute with water and rinse the sink thoroughly after use.
  • Do not use any acids, drain cleaners, harsh chemicals, paint removers, metal cleaners, etc. in the sink.

 

NuGRANITE SINKS

Please follow the instructions below in order to maintain the appearance of your NuGranite sink.
Cleaning Products:
We recommend using our NuGranite Sink Cleaner.
Instructions 
  1. Using a soft dry cloth, scrub the cleaner onto the sink.
  2. Make small, circular motions on scratches or marks.
  3. Rinse the area thoroughly with water.
  4. Dry the sink with a soft, dry cloth and buff until shiny.
  5. Use mineral oil or baby oil to restore sheen.
By following this procedure regularly, your sink will look as good as new for years to come!