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How to keep copper pans clean

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madame Fri 11-Sep-09 18:38:41

I have just bought some copper pans but since I have used them they have all water marks over them, and generally look really old and not at all new.

I really need some advice on how to keep them looking reasonable. They work great but just look all smuged and not even and shiny as when I got them.

Any advice on maintenance would be great.

Thank you

madame Sat 12-Sep-09 20:14:37

anybody out there can you help....

Deeeja Sun 13-Sep-09 02:12:57

water marks don't matter, it is not dirt, put them in the cupboard and then no-one can see them.
smile

GentleOtter Sun 13-Sep-09 07:11:36

Get some Barkeepers Friend and make up a paste with a little water and polish the pan then rinse well. It will remove the water marks and come up like new.
I have used it on an old copper tea urn that lay in the shed for 20 or so years and it came up beautifully.

purepurple Sun 13-Sep-09 07:32:42

tomato ketchup works too

madame Sun 13-Sep-09 18:49:26

thank you. I will try these.

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