How to have a shiny sink

Dear Home Ec 101,

How in the world do you get your sink to stay so shiny?


Im in ur house, lookin @ ur sink

retrochick.JPGIvy says:

Get out of my house. Seriously, you’re creeping me out.

But while we’re here, I’ll go ahead and share my secrets to a super shiny sink. First, wash it out so any funky bits are gone. Dry it with a dry towel, and buff it a bit.

Now, here’s my secret: I whip out the Pledge, put a bit on a paper towel and buff to a shine. Not only does this make your sink shiny, but it helps keep it shiny, which is always a bonus.

Caveat: I’ve only ever had a stainless steel sink, so if your sink is made of other materials, do a test patch first.

Check that shiny sink, yo:

shiny stainless steel sink

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  2. Karen on March 1, 2007 at 5:26 pm

    Love the shiny sink pics.

  3. DunnBryant on March 1, 2007 at 12:38 am

    It’s the Pledge that really takes this sink to the next level. I can’t stand the dullness and couldn’t figure out a way to make mine shine without some expensive cleaning product. Thanks for the tip!

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