How to keep smudges off stainless appliances

SAN ANTONIO – We spend a lot of money on appliances such as dishwashers, refrigerators and ranges, and some people spend a premium for stainless steel. The last thing we expect is for them to rust. Consumer Reports revealed that the culprit could be the cleaner you’re using.

Certain cleaners, especially those that contain bleach, can strip away cadmium and other metals that are designed to protect stainless steel.

Here are a few dos and don’ts to keep your steel stainless:

Consumer Reports says if you do have rust on your appliances, you can use equal parts baking soda and water to gently rub to try to remove.

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