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5 Cleaning Tips for Your Fireclay Farmhouse Sink

 

Fireclay farmhouse sinks are rising in popularity because of their durability and their modern yet versatile style. With durability comes a longer lasting sink but, properly cleaning your fireclay sink can make it last even longer. Follow along for tips on how to care for your fireclay farmhouse sink. 

Tip One: Clean Regularly

Cleaning your fireclay sink regularly will prevent dirt and grime build-up. Be sure to gently wash your fireclay sink with a wet soft cloth and dish soap. For removing any tough stains or gunk, you can use Bar Keepers Friend or a baking soda and vinegar solution with a soft cloth or sponge. Always wipe your sink dry after cleaning. 

Tip Two: Avoid Using Harsh Chemical Cleaners

Abrasive chemical cleaners or harsh sponges can damage your fireclay sink. These products will leave the surface of your sink dull with scratches or discoloration. Leaving acidic foods or beverages on your sink for too long can also cause discoloration. 

Tip Three: Use a Sink Wax

Applying a liquid wax with a soft cloth or applicator will help maintain the fresh appearance of your sink. Using wax will help with drainage flow and easy clean-up. It also prevents any possible water spots or mineral deposits. Before applying, be sure your sink is completely dry. You may use your sink once the wax is completely dry. 

Tip Four: Add Extra Shine

Although fireclay sinks are known to keep their luster longer, over time it may lose some of it’s shine. Use a 50/50 mixture of bleach and water, let it sit in the sink for about an hour. Drain the mixture, rinse, and wipe dry. This should leave your sink with an extra sparkle and free of any built-up bacteria.

Tip Five: Protect Your Sink With a Grid

Sink grids protect your sink from scratches and normal wear and tear.  Measure your sink or locate your sink model number to find the coordinating sink grid. All AlloraUSA grids come with grid feet and bumper protectors for extra sink protection. 

Conclusion:

Overall, fireclay sinks are very durable and rarely endure severe damage. With these helpful tips you can keep your fireclay sink looking as good as new and prevent any possible damage. 

At Allora USA, you’ll find our Fireclay Farmhouse Kitchen Sinks manufactured with the highest quality materials. We promise you not only the best prices on the entire market but also fast delivery right at your doorstep.