Cleaning solutions for cabinet hardware.
Kitchen cabinet hardware cleaning. Put the cabinet hardware and hinges in a bucket or the kitchen sink with a solution of equal parts of warm water and vinegar. Unscrew all the cabinet hardware. Lay the clean hardware on paper towels or another clean towel to completely dry.
I do this with a screwdriver but if your screws are on the inside it s safe to use a drill to do this. This cleaning method takes a little more time but might be needed if your cabinet hardware is very dirty and hasn t been cleaned in a while. It will be faster.
Remove the hardware from the cabinet pretty self explanatory right. How to clean metal cup pulls 1. It also works well if you are cleaning older hardware.
To do this simply take a screwdriver usually a phillips head and untwist from the back of the cabinet or drawer. To clean cabinet hinges start by unscrewing the hinges from the cabinet doors and removing them. Then fill a pot with enough water to cover the hinges and add a tablespoon of dish soap.
When soaking hardware in cleaning solution ensure that they are fully submerged for best results. To clean brass hinges on kitchen cabinets grab a commercial cleaner or create a homemade natural cleaner that is just as effective and safe around areas where fresh food is handled and stored. Now that we ve covered cleaning solutions for different materials here are some handy tips to easily clean kitchen cabinet hardware.
Just grab a screwdriver and go. Before executing advice to simply replace cabinet hardware to update your kitchen consider your current hardware. If the hinges are particularly dirty you can also add a tablespoon of white vinegar and baking soda.
To finish up wipe off any residual soap or water and buff with a clean cloth for shine. It s just easier to have all the heads i need on hand in the kitchen junk drawer in one tool. Dry knob and pulls with a clean soft cloth.
As part of the drying process i stood up the knobs and pulls so that water could easily drip out of the screw holes. Always dismantle your cabinet hardware entirely so that you can clean the knobs pulls hinges and other parts thoroughly. Dry and polish kitchen cabinet hardware with soft cloth.
Unless it is hopelessly out of. A paste of 2 tablespoons of lemon juice mixed with 1 tablespoon of baking soda will clean and shine the brass cabinet hardware according to simply beautiful kitchens. Wipe with a soft cloth.