Shallow scratches can be covered up by rubbing the stainless steel with a non-metallic, abrasive cleaning pad, such as a Scotch Brite pad, in line with the polishing pattern of the steel. Deeper scratches typically remai... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

In order to cut stainless steel, set up a safe work space, assess the thickness of the steel, and use the correct tool for cutting. Circular saws work well for thinner pieces of steel, while plasma cutters are necessary ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Tools

Make homemade stainless steel cleaner by filling a new spray bottle with undiluted distilled vinegar, according to Spray the stainless steel, and wipe the surface dry with a soft cloth. The vinegar removes any... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Cleaning Products
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