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Pot black...

SWMBO put a stainless steel pot of water on the gas hob to boil then forgot about it.
She's managed to get rid of some of the black from the sides and bottom but some remains. Anyone know the best way to clean it it off?
Thanks.

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Re: Pot black...

Fill to the level of the stain with boiling water, add a couple of heaped tablespoons of dishwasher powder and stir till disolved, leave overnight. With luck the stain will just wash away
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Re: Pot black...

Steel wool and elbow grease...
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Re: Pot black...

She did leave a little water with vinegar in it over night and some elbow grease this morning has removed a lot.
I'll pass on the other suggestions, ta.

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Re: Pot black...

Quote from: Petlew
Fill to the level of the stain with boiling water, add a couple of heaped tablespoons of dishwasher powder and stir till disolved, leave overnight. With luck the stain will just wash away

That worked for me, for cleaning out a china and also a metal  teapot...( although I did use Bio Washing powder with some very hot water! )....