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Stainless steel: It lasts forever, it's beautiful, it's shiny and it can instantly upgrade a kitchen.
But there is a downside. The sleek look shows remnants from everyone who has ever touched it. Fingerprints, scratches, water marks, smudges and whatever else is in the kitchen sticks out like a sore thumb turning your beautiful, shiny fridge into a fingerprint autograph book.
Luckily, TODAY Home found the magic solution: olive oil.
It turns out that the versatile oil is an effective protector for all your stainless steel woes.
How to clean stainless steel:
Apply a few drops of olive oil on a soft cloth and wipe your fridge, oven or dishwasher — any place with stainless steel! It will mask scratches, erase pesky water marks and repel smudges.Buff with a dry cloth to finish.
Has your fridge seen better days? Don't worry, we have a solution to spruce it up!
For tough spots:
If you are doing a serious clean up, put a little bit of rubbing alcohol on a microfiber cloth and wipe it down.
Pro tip: Make sure to go with the grain while when wiping the surface. The alcohol will dissolve quickly and dry streak-free.
Say so long to scratched stainless steel!