Although the consumer continues to purchase the vinyl coated refrigerator, there are disadvantages with them that do not occur with the stainless steel refrigerator.
Stainless steel has been used in commercial establishments for years. Over the recent years, stainless steel appliances have become more popular with home owners. Stainless steel appliances do have an advantage over those that are vinyl coated.
Advantages of Stainless Steel Regrigerator
Cleaning often does not require much more than warm water and a cloth. Microfiber cloths work well for cleaning stainless steel.
Glass cleaner works fine to clean and shine your stainless steel. Window cleaner is great for getting rid of those little hand prints
A mild detergent can be used, but you will need to rinse well then polish with a dry cloth due to spotting and streaks.
Stainless steel cleaner may be used should scratches appear. These cleaners are often used to polish the stainless steel as well. There are multiple stainless steel cleaners on the market. However, the downside to stainless steel cleaners is that they leave an oily type coating which seems to create more hand prints and spots whenever the stainless steel is touched.
Brushed Stainless Steel Refrigerator
There is a new type of stainless steel refrigerator is finding its way into homes. The brushed stainless steel provides a matte finish without that high luster shine that is found with the traditional stainless steel.
The matte finish is not as susceptible to those annoying looking fingerprints and hand prints.
Cleaning is as simple as it can be. Spray on a bit of Windex or other window cleaner, wipe dry and buff with a soft, dry cloth or a microfiber cloth.
Whether it be brushed stainless or the traditional, if you want to clean and keep your stainless streak free, which being Eco conscious, vinegar is safe to use. You do not have to dilute the vinegar. Simply dampen a clean, soft, cloth with vinegar, and wipe down. Then wipe dry, with a paper towel for that shiny look or to remove any streaks.