KItchen sink care & maintenance

How to clean a kitchen sink

How to clean a kitchen sink?

A kitchen sink is a heavy-duty appliance that may show signs of wear over time. Regular cleaning is the best form of maintenance and will extend the life and beauty of your sink. To keep your sink clean everyday day:

  • Rinse the sink to ensure there is no food residue
  • Sprinkle half a cup of baking soda throughout the sink.
  • Add a squirt of dishwasher soap to a bowl of warm water.
  • Dip a clean sponge, or cloth in the mixture.
  • Scrub the sink gently to remove food and stains.
  • Rinse the sink and towel dry with a microfiber cloth or a paper towel.
Sink care

How to prevent water stains on your sink?

Keep the sink dry. Rinse and towel your sink with a soft dry cloth after every use, doing this regularly will prevent stains and unsightly water spots caused by mineral deposits. It doesn't hurt to wipe down the faucet while you're at it! By keeping the water station as dry as possible, you will reduce bacteria build-up in your kitchen.

Sink care

How to remove food stains from your sink?

Use vinegar and water in a mild solution to remove any food deposits that may have built-up. To maintain the surface of your sink free of stains use a non-abrasive cleanser. Our specially-formulated BLANCOCLEAN solution is a combined cleaner and polish which will help maintain the original lustre of the sink. However, there are other non-abrasive liquid cream cleaners that can be used.

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How do you maintain a kitchen sink? Avoid dropping very heavy objects in the sink!

How to avoid damage to your sink?

  • DO NOT drop sharp objects into your sink.
  • DO NOT use your sink surface as a cutting board.
  • DO NOT pour paint over your sink.

Did you know our patented SILGRANIT material exceeds the properties of stainless steel? Made with granite, SILGRANIT sinks wont easily scratch or stain. They are also impact, fade and heat-resistant.


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