How to Keep Your Steel Vessel Sink Shining Like New

Stainless steel is not difficult to maintain, but you should still clean it regularly
Stainless steel is not difficult to maintain, but you should still clean it regularly

Steel is a very modern and slick surface choice you can make for your bathroom vanity.  A steel vessel sink is also one of the most durable surfaces you can choose.  It works perfectly in a bathroom because of its strength and durability.  Through proper care you can keep your steel vessel sink vanity in great shape.

Regular Maintenance

In order to keep your steel vessel sink looking great you need to do regular maintenance. It is important for you to do daily and weekly care to ensure that your stainless steel vessel sink maintains its sharp look that made you choose it in the first place.

After daily use you should wash down your bathroom vanity with soap and water, rinse with warm water and then dab dry with a soft cloth. This will help to keep water spots from forming, prevent stains and stop pitting before it has a chance to begin and ruin the surface.

You should also plan on a weekly routine of cleaning your double vanity with a stainless steel cleaner product over the entire surface. You should then rinse, making sure to rinse away all cleaner and dab dry with a soft cloth. This will prevent rust from forming and help ensure the overall shine and condition is maintained.

Special Concerns

While it is true that stainless steel is one of the most durable materials and will, under most circumstances, not crack, rust or stain, it is still important to understand that there are some things that can harm your stainless steel vessel sink.  There are specific substances that could pose a threat to your bathroom vanity.

Minerals in your water could cause damage to your stainless steel vessel sink.  These minerals can settle into the surface and cause discoloring.  Rust can develop from some mineral deposits, as well.  Minerals or abrasive cleaners can cause scratches on the surface of your vanity, as well.  That is why you must do a regular wipe down of the surface.

Metal items left in the sink or on the sink surface could also cause rust build up.  Additionally, some items on the sink may also lead to scratches.  You can try using mats to lay harder items that could scratch the sink. This is an easy way to avoid scratches.  Water or other fluids left on the surface may also cause disfiguring to the sink.  You need to be careful about what comes in contact with your stainless steel sink so that you can avoid causing irreversible damage to your stainless steel vessel sink. 

Stainless steel is an amazing product that is going to add a modern flair to your bathroom.  It is a great choice when you want affordability and durability in one.  There is no doubt that you will be able to trust in your stainless steel vessel sink to last you for years, but without the proper care it can easily start to look worn out and old well before its time.  Fortunately, you can Do regular maintenance and take good care of your bathroom vanity to avoid problems with the look of your stainless steel vessel sink. 

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