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Gray Marks on a Porcelain Sink?

How do you get the gray mark out of your kitchen sink. My sink is just a year old and the marks are getting worse. I use cleanser but it doesn't budge them. Please help.

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Jean from Banning, CA

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By kaysbelle (Guest Post)
May 8, 20071 found this helpful
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My manufacturer recommended using Barkeepers Friend on my porcelein sink. Works great.

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July 4, 20181 found this helpful

I'm a restoration manager of high rise condo/apartment tenants.. This is our best for grunge caked dirt, stains on tubs, porcelain toilets and sinks..
A can COMET cleaner and a Soft non abrasive cleaning pad - NOT A BRILLO steel wool PAD - WE USE "No Rust Detergent Pads" they come in 2 small pads per box. They are actually made by Brillo.

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Some hard elbow strength for real large jobs like plastic/fiberglass tubs. This also works great on stand alone porcelain pedestal sinks.
Be sure to use the pads correctly - on one side is for smooth (use that side on fiberglass tubs) on other side is for tough cleaning - we use that side for the porcelain, but also use both sides for porcelain, depending on severity of stains,grunge..
Rinse well and apply a light clean of windex along with rinsing.. always a sparkling clean bathroom when finished

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May 8, 20070 found this helpful
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I use Electrosol liquid dishwasher detergent. It completely removes all stains and deodorizes the sink. My sink is white composite material, and comes up like new every time.

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By Camie (Guest Post)
May 21, 20070 found this helpful
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I read on a post recently to use regular tooth paste (not the gel type). I tried it this weekend and it worked!!!

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February 6, 20100 found this helpful
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Use some smooth cook top cleaner on a paper towel, rub & within seconds, the scratches will disappear, guaranteed! This also works great on bath/jetted tubs also.

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June 30, 20160 found this helpful

My new sink had a big stain
Get. BARKEET. WE HAD TO ORDER
IT. JUST LIKE NEW

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By ruth valley gal (Guest Post)
May 8, 20071 found this helpful

A sticker on my new sink said, only use Barkeepers Friend and that's what I do. Works perfect for those gray pan marks.

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By Elizabeth (Guest Post)
May 8, 20071 found this helpful

I use Bar Keeper's Friend to clean the gray marks on my sink. I think they come from putting my pots & pans in the sink. Hope this helps.

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May 8, 20071 found this helpful

I use either Bon Ami or Bar Keepers Friend. You can purchase both by the Ajax and Comet cleansers in your grocery store cleaning products aisle.

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By Carol in PA (Guest Post)
May 9, 20070 found this helpful

Please dont use cleanser on your new sink. I did that when mine was new 30 some years ago and have since learned it takes the finish off the sink. I use Tilex for stubborn stains in the sink. Just spray the sink, let set for about 20 seconds and rinse.

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Also, a friend of mine suggested I try baking soda to clean my stained bathtub. I didnt think it would work as I'd scrubbed and scrubbed with Comet. I tried it and she was right. Sometimes baking soda can clean better than cleanser!!

Once you get your sink clean you may want to consider putting paste wax on it to keep it that way. Water beads up and it shines. The wax also protects the sink. I'm wondering how Rainex that is used for car windshields would work... hmmmm

Best of luck,

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By New HomeOwner (Guest Post)
December 28, 20070 found this helpful

I used "Cerama-Brite" and it worked like a charm.

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By -=JFK=- (Guest Post)
September 14, 20080 found this helpful

Toothpaste with good amount of elbow grease worked perfect for me. Also took off rust stains.

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By Erica (Guest Post)
September 14, 20080 found this helpful

I'm going to try some of the other users' suggestions. I've used Restore-4 for porcelain, and it works well. Just a note though - it stinks! Open your windows.

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Make sure sink is completely dry before spraying it on with a spray bottle. Let soak for 15 minutes, then scrub with a scrub brush. It's a pain, but it works.

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By Fairfield, Victoria BC (Guest Post)
December 27, 20080 found this helpful

Toothpaste! OMG it worked great and my new-ish sink is new again. Try it.

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Anonymous
January 9, 20160 found this helpful

I just actually removed lots of coffee stains from my porcelain kitchen sink with Crest whitening toothpaste! A tip from above, nail polish remover, didn't work. I remembered I had removed a stain from my favorite white shirt with the whitening toothpaste, so why not my white sink??!! I had to scrub really hard though, but it's all I had on hand at the moment, but it worked!

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