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Cleaning Traditional Stainless Steel

How to Clean KitchenAid Traditional Stainless Steel Vent Hood for Ventilation 

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  • Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off, and the oven and cooktop are cool. Always follow label instructions on cleaning products.
  • To avoid damage to the finish, do not use soap-filled scouring pads, abrasive or harsh cleaners, any cleaning product containing chlorine bleach, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths, or certain paper towels.
  • Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should be cleaned as soon as the entire appliance is cool. These spills may affect the finish.

To Clean and Care:

  • Spray affresh® Stainless Cleaner on micro-fiber cloth.
  • Wipe the stainless steel in the direction of the grain to avoid damage.
Cleans even where you can't see

affresh® cleans deep inside your appliances reaching components such as the tub, racks, pump, valves, drain, and recirculation hoses.

Cleaners are available at many retailers or can be purchased here.

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If affresh® Stainless Steel Cleaner is not Available:

  • Wash surfaces with warm, soapy water using liquid detergent and a non-abrasive sponge. Always rub evenly in the direction of the grain.
  • Rinse with clean water and dry with a soft, lint-free cloth.
  • Use a clean, dry towel to polish the surface in the direction of the grain until it shines.
  • Water that is not completely dried off can cause discoloration - Water may contain iron that will initiate this discoloration.

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