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Video:Tips for Scrubbing Pots and Pans

with Indira Fernandez

Learn how to scrub pots and pans properly so that you get out food residue without ruining your cookware. Here are tips on how to scrub pots and pans.See Transcript

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Transcript:Tips for Scrubbing Pots and Pans

Hi, I am Indira with Cinderella's Cleaning Services in Houston, Texas, and today I am going to give you some tips on how to scrub pots.

Supplies Needed to Scrub Pots and Pans

First, you need to gather a sponge, and there are different kinds out there, heavy duty, and non-scratch. There are a few other ones. For this particular stuff, it doesn't matter which one you use. You will need a degreaser which you can find at any of the hardware stores like Home Depot or Lowe's; as long as it says degreaser it should do the work.

Use the Degreaser Before Scrubbing Pots and Pans

And first we're going to start with our pot. We've scrambled an egg and on a stainless steel pot, you can see that we leave a lot of the egg stuck to the pot, and you need to wait for it to cool down first and be maybe at room temperature. After it's cooled down, you may spray the degreaser on the pot, and let it sit for about 2-3 minutes.

So we've allowed the degreaser to do its job, and it's ready for us to finish scrubbing it off, and as you can see, it comes off a lot easier, and anything that is left is probably that didn't get enough of the product on, but with the help of your scrubber and maybe spraying one or two more times of the degreaser, everything should come off evenly.

Use Vinegar for Scrubbing Pots and Pans

Another option you might have in case you don't want to use any commercial or other products, and you want to go the green clean way is if you get some distilled vinegar, and just let it sit on the pot, and do its job and then you might need to scrub a little more, but it's a more natural way to try to get things off of your pots and pans. So you rinse it out with some warm water.

And as you can see, we've taken everything off of the pot. Let it sit and dry or you want to put it in the dishwasher. And these are some tips on how to scrub pots and pans.

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