How to Repair Teflon Coating

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Teflon is a popular coating in cookware because of its ability to release food easily. People use it because it cuts down on the amount of oil needed and it also cuts down on the cleaning time. Teflon can easily get scratched if you use metal utensils or harsh abrasives on it.

You don't need to throw out your pans or bake ware if the damage is minimal. Non-stick pan repair spray can work wonders on a scratched Teflon surface.

Wash your Teflon coated cookware using a sponge and mild dish-washing liquid. Clean until there is no residue remaining. Rinse well.

Dry the cookware with a towel until it is completely dry.

Spray non-stick cookware repair and coating spray on the Teflon surface. The coating that you spray should be completely even on the surface.

Let the cookware sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. Preheat your oven to 260 degrees Celsius while you are waiting.

Place the cookware in the oven for 45 minutes. Remove carefully with oven gloves. Allow cookware to cool completely.

Wash with a sponge and mild dish-washing liquid. Rinse and dry well.