What do you use to clean your Dualit toaster?

(6 Posts)
lulupop Sun 13-Feb-05 10:23:31

We have a chrome/stainless steel one, and I use a stainless steel/chrome cleaner from Lakeland. The problem in, it brings up the stainless steel part beautifully, but the chrome bits on the side just always look grubby. This cleaner doesn't seem to actually clean it. How do you keep yours looking nice?

hub2dee Sun 13-Feb-05 11:08:13

For cleaning chrome on car bumpers / cycles etc. I use Chromautosol. It would probably work on your toaster. It's sold in Halfords and B&Q I expect. Gold / black coloured tube. HTH.

We don't really polish our Dualit - just empty the crumb tray and give the unit a wipe. It seems to have stayed in fairly good nick.

hub2dee Sun 13-Feb-05 11:09:50

Sorry - must've been a family nickname for the stuff. It is called 'Autosol Metal Polish'

colditzmum Sun 13-Feb-05 11:39:30

Hub"dee, our family called that stuff "Solvol-autosol"!

I have no idea why, but was very embarrassed when the nice man at the motorbike shop had no idea what I was talking about.

hub2dee Sun 13-Feb-05 14:33:35

That's it. Solvol Autosol. The company must've changed hands or sommit. Rather good stuff but needs lots of elbow grease and frequent moving of the rag to 'new sections' - it'll pull off loads of miniscule bits of dirt and turn the rag black...

hatsoff Sun 13-Feb-05 15:19:31

eco cloths eco cloths eco cloths. They are FAB for steel, chrome or glass - don't need any chemicals/cleaning fluid - just one cloth damp and then a different one dry to polish it they are the best cleaning product I have come across for YEARS. Witrose stock them, not sure whre else you can get them from

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