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I Tried My Grandma’s Technique for Cleaning Stainless Steel & I’m Never Using Anything Else 

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One of my all-time favorite cleaning shortcuts is the one passed down from my grandmother on how to tackle stainless steel. 

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I was at my wit’s end for a long time with my stainless steel appliances. There would always be lines no matter how carefully I cleaned. 

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I tried everything: glass cleaner; a drop of dish soap on a microfiber cloth; distilled white vinegar buffed in the direction of the grain. And nothing.

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I was about to buy stainless steel wipes and call it a day, when my grandma intervened before I added yet another expense to my shopping list. “Just use olive oil.”