A Guide to Cleaning Household Surfaces
Porcelain and Enameled Cast Iron
Use: A few drops of dishwashing liquid and warm water.
Tools: A soft cloth or sponge.
Tips: Don't use abrasive pads, abrasive cleansers, or wire brushes; dirt can settle into the scratches they make.
Tough stains: Scrub with a soft nylon brush and undiluted all-purpose cleanser or a paste of baking soda and water.
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