Remove yellow stains from white appliances with two tablespoons of baking soda and four tablespoons of bleach added to two cups of warm water. Allow the mixture to set on the spot for five or ten minutes, then rinse thoroughly.
By Monica from Cortez, CO
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I self cleaned my stove and now it has a yellowish stain on the door. What can I use to get that off?
Try Barkeepers Friend or the Magic Eraser
There are several products to try - such as Soft Scrub, but Judy has given the best two products to try first. I believe I would start with Magic Eraser (Dollar Store has a generic).
I have had luck with making a paste from a drop of Dawn dish liquid in to a tablespoon of baking soda and 2-3 tablespoons of white vinegar and leave it sit on the glass for 20 minutes or so, then wipe away with clean rag and cool water. If it doesn't work, repeat but add a teaspoon of salt into the baking soda.
We have yellow stains on the front of our washer and dryer, possibly from when smoking was allowed in kitchen. I can't get them off. Does anyone know any tips on removing them?
By Christi M.
Have you tried wiping it with plain ammonia? If you try it, leave all the windows and doors open, and don't linger over the solution!
I had to use that when we bought a used mobile home that had a layer of nicotine all over the walls and floors, it was even inside all the appliances.
There is something called totally awesome you can get it at Dollar tree or family Dollar. Follow with magic eraser
Awesome does not work. I tried it for stains on side of refrigerator.
However, thanks for the Magic Eraser suggestion. I will try that!
I want to know how to remove a lot of deep yellow staining inside a caravan frig. It is also down the inside door edges. I believe the frig has stood empty for a long time.
ONe easy first thing to try is to use two tablespoons of baking soda and four tablespoons of bleach added to two cups of warm water. After leaving the mixture on for 5 to 10 minutes, you rinse it off and see what happens.
Some people advocate using straight up ammonia, though NEVER EVER USE AMMONIA AND BLEACH TOGETHER, or even in proximity to each other. I did thta once by mistake and almost died.
I would carefully use some vinyl pool cleaner, always wear gloves and best to do it outside. Some cleaners have acid in them, keep water near to rinse your skin if you spill any.
Sometimes aging plastic yellows. It's impossible to whiten.
What is the best cleaner for cleaning the vinyl surfaces (white) on fridges? I need to remove smoke stains/yellowing.
Smoke leaves an oily residue on everything and can be difficult to remove.
You could start with just white vinegar or just use baking soda. Take a wet rag, pour some baking soda on it and start cleaning. This usually works and will clean the textured parts of a refrigerator very good.
Nicotine is what stains.
Make a paste of baking soda and water and see how that works for you.
I've tried everything from bleach to erasers to get these yellow drip lines off the front of my washer. I mean I've really scrubbed. Could there be anything to to remove these stains or is it old age stains?
Barkeeper's Friend may do the job for you.
My washer is still great, the only thing is it has brown or yellow color on the front that you can see. I have tried several things to get off, nothing works.It looks horrible! I need help ASAP! Please. I just read a post that someone said ammonia works! I was wondering if anyone knew for sure? Thank you.
How can I remove yellow stains on my appliances that were caused by a house fire. No melting occurred.
I've burnt a potato in the microwave oven, and the inside walls has become yellow. How can I remove this? It looks like it's got oil spilled all over it, but it is clean, only yellowish now, looks old and my wife has gone mad!
By Frank B.
Try setting a cup or small bowl of white vinegar, set for a few minutes, but watch so it does not all evaporate, and then wipe clean... this works with other stains...
This is a page about removing yellow stains from inside a microwave. Burning food in your microwave can often leave unsightly yellow stains that are difficult to remove.