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Re: How can I clean the surface of my silver fridge freezer?

Postby Pamela73 » Sat Apr 12, 2008 2:46 pm

Dear All,

I hope someone out there can help me!!

My fiance and I have just moved into our first house. We were left a brand new fridge freezer (the American style), silver colour - Beko brand.

Last week, my fiance tried to clean the surface of the fridge freezer, using Viakal (yes, Viakal!!) and a cloth. And now our beautifu fridge freezer is covered with ugly "streaking" marks which we just can't seem to remove.

For those of you who don't know what Viakal is for, it is generally for creating shine to taps /showers by removing limescale!!

I'm quite annoyed at my fiance for using the Viakal on the fridge, as it looks pretty awful now - it was flawless before.

Anyway, it's an accident and we are now trying to sort it out.

Can anyone advice what we can do to get back the original finish?

Thanks so much,
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Postby chrissie22 » Sat Apr 11, 2009 11:18 am

Oh dear, ive fallen foul to Viakal myself and its lethal. Can only suggest maybe a cream cleaner with soft cloth or I find cilit bang is great on anything. For a shine you could try window cleaner spray - brings most surfaces up shiny
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Postby plumbbob » Sat Apr 11, 2009 11:28 pm

When you describe the fridge as silver, do you mean the painted grey/silver, or the stainless steel silver?
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Postby enokker » Fri Jan 08, 2010 10:58 am

Baby oil, works a treat.
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Postby andyas » Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:03 pm

yeah, Baby oil / i.e. " Johnson"/, Every cleaner girl - at least Polish- knows it. It does work for hub, over yoour gas coocker.
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Postby bb700 » Tue Jul 13, 2010 10:18 pm

White Spirit , excellent stuff ,use sparingly,but you will have that `just painted`smell for a short while.
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