How to Clean Tea Stains on a Stainless Steel Sink

Written by suzie faloon | 13/05/2017
How to Clean Tea Stains on a Stainless Steel Sink
Tea-stained sink

Tea and coffee are consumed daily in many households and businesses. Both liquids can build up and stain the sink after many remnants are tossed away. An unsightly stain in the sink causes it to look permanently dirty. It can be an intimidating mess to look at, but it is quite easy to erase those brown spots from your stainless-steel sink.

How to Clean Tea Stains on a Stainless Steel Sink

Dampen the sponge. Wet down the sink.

How to Clean Tea Stains on a Stainless Steel Sink

Pour a thin layer of baking soda onto the tea stains.

How to Clean Tea Stains on a Stainless Steel Sink

Coat the drain area with baking soda.

How to Clean Tea Stains on a Stainless Steel Sink

Lightly scrub the sink with the cleaning pad, working in circles.

How to Clean Tea Stains on a Stainless Steel Sink

Put more pressure into the area of the drain rim; stains build up there.

How to Clean Tea Stains on a Stainless Steel Sink

Scrub the area where the drain basket fits in.

How to Clean Tea Stains on a Stainless Steel Sink

Turn on the water and rinse the entire sink.

How to Clean Tea Stains on a Stainless Steel Sink

Wipe down the sink with the wet sponge to remove any residue from the baking soda.

Tip

A soft-bristled toothbrush will work in small, hard-to-reach tea-stained areas in the drain basket.

Things you need

  • Combination sponge cleaning pad
  • Baking soda

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