Stainless steel

Keep stainless steel clean and dry. Stainless steel may be permanently stained if water/fat/cleaning products are not removed relatively quickly. Clean the surface with a lint-free cleaning cloth added warm water and a mild detergent.

 

Never use cleaning detergents that contain sodium hydroxide (caustic soda), chlorine, hydrochloric, phosphoric, formic, or acetic acid, as these may cause considerable damage to the surface. Avoid cleaning detergents or appliances with an abrasive effect, including aggressive detergents, scouring powder, steel wool and microfibre cloths.  

 

Grease stains
Use an alcohol cleaner or glass cleaner to remove grease stains. Then follow the guide for regular maintenance.

 

Lime stains
Clean the surface with warm water and a mild detergent. A little elbow grease goes a long way to remove the stains but avoid using cloths or sponges that may scratch the surface. Wipe down the surface and soak it in vinegar/cover it with a vinegar-soaked piece of paper towel for 30-60 minutes. Remove the vinegar residue with lukewarm tap water.

 

Stubborn stains and rust
Stubborn stains and rust may be removed by careful cleaning with a light-abrasive cleaner suitable for stainless steel. Cleaning must follow the structure of the polished surface. Please note that this process can change the original polishing of the surface. 

 

Hot items
Avoid placing hot items directly on stainless steel surfaces, as it may cause discolouration and even deformations due to temperature impact.

 

Salt
If kitchen salt is spilt on the countertop, remove it immediately, as it may cause rust stains on the stainless steel surface over time.  

 

Iron
Do not place products containing iron, such as pots and pans, on the countertop overnight, as it may cause rust stains on the stainless steel surface.

 

Scratches
Please note that cosmetic scratches to the stainless steel countertop brought on by use cannot be avoided and should be regarded as patina, not damage. Avoid trying to remove these without help from a professional steel polisher. We recommend using the Vipp oil can for care and protection of steel surfaces.
If the above instructions are followed, the stainless steel surface remains beautiful for many years.  

 

For all types of stainless steel care, we recommend using the Vipp oil can for care and protection of steel surfaces. 

 

If the above instructions are followed, the stainless-steel surface remains beautiful for many years.

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