How To Make That Sink Shine Again

Sinks get a lot of action.  They are one household item you use everyday and you may look down thinking, “how do I make it like new without using harsh chemicals?”  I have the perfect solutions to make those sinks shine again.

Porcelain sinks:  

PROBLEM:  Porcelain farmhouse sinks are charming but their downside is that they stain easily.


  1.  Rinse out sink with water
  2. In the sink mix equal parts of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide into a paste.
  3. Using a cloth or sponge, spread mixture over the entire surface of the sink and leave it for 20 minutes.
  4. After you have let the mixture sit then begin rinsing out the sink throughly.
  5. Once you have rinsed the sink out then buff it with a dry cloth.

Stainless Steel Sink

PROBLEM:  I don’t know if you’ve noticed yet but stainless steel isn’t always stainless.


  1.  Rinse sink out with water
  2. mix 2 tablespoons of sea salt with 1/2 cup baking soda.
  3. Add 1/2 cup of hydrogen peroxide to the mixture.
  4. Use a cloth or sponge to cover the entire sink with the mixture and leave it for 5-10 minutes.
  5. Throughly rinse out sink and buff dry with a lint free cloth.


  1.  Take a very small amount of olive oil and apply it to a cloth.
  2. Using the oiled cloth wipe down the entire sink including the fixtures.
  3. Using a spay bottle, spray warm water onto the sink and the buff dry with a lint free cloth.

Here’s a few tips for today.  Until next time keep up the good fight against dirt and grime.


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