Today I am going to share with you a quick cleaning tip that is going to change your life.

I am going to show you How to Clean a Porcelain Sink.

This is an awesome tutorial of how to clean a porcelain sink.


Where the heck is the kitchen tour?

What do you want me to tell you?

Last Friday I was taking pictures and I noticed that the kitchen looked incomplete.

So, I decided to add a back splash!



Today all I have left is to do a few touch ups and hopefully by Wednesday I can give you a tour.

 Be patient! We are almost there!


Now, as part of our kitchen makeover we contemplated the idea of replacing our old porcelain sink.

We love our sink. It is huge, it has a lot of character but after having our home rented out for two years

we found it stained BADLY.




I tried different ways to clean it and I came up with one that brought it back to pure white again.

It took me three steps and just a few minutes to complete the process.

 { Come on! Pretend you are excited!}



If you have a porcelain sink the first thing you want to do is to  wash it with dish soup

or dishwasher detergent using a sponge and warm water.



When we moved into our house as you could see the sink was in pretty bad shape so dishwasher detergent worked better for me.

After you are done, rinse it thoroughly.

This is how our sink looked after this step.

A lot better… but far from perfect.



Spray bleach or a bleach product all over the sink. 


Let the bleach sit for a few minutes while you try to wash off the little bit of bleach that went on your shirt.

Darn it!

I hate when that happens.

Gently give a general scrub all over and rinse thoroughly again.

After this step the yellowish color was gone but the black stains were still there.





I used this product.

I love this stuff.

You can find it at Lowes or Home Depot over in the cleaning aisle.

The bottle cost around $5.00.

Shake it well and apply a small amount directly on the areas where you see stains.

I like to scrub those areas in a circular motion… I don’t know what this liquid has but you’ll see the stains disappear before your eyes.

 Check this OUT!


look at the before and after pictures…

 Shut The Front Door!


One more!


There you have it… a perfectly clean porcelain sink!


Amazing! Huh! 

Do you have any cleaning tips of your own?

If you do please share them with me! 

Happy Monday Sunshines!




Hi there! After years of working in interior design, I fueled my passion for DIY into my own little corner dedicated to creativity. I am grateful that blogging has given me the opportunity to do what I love and share my passion for transforming, creating and reinventing with our readers.

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112 Responses to How to clean a Porcelain Sink.

  1. Krystal says:

    I had a bath mat that left several rust like ring stains in the bottom. I tried EVERYTHING and then I saw the suggestion of BarKeeper’s Friend My tub is back white again, no stains. I love this stuff. I got it from Family Dollar for $1.50.

  2. Ria H says:

    I use Soft Scrub with Bleach in it. It is a soft paste so I don’t have to spray the bleach in my sink (also I have fewer overspray on clothes accidents). I spread the paste around with a damp soft cloth or paper towel & I leave it. Later when I come back & it has dried in place or is at least somewhat dried out, I simply start rinsing it down with hot water, then gently scrub any stubborn stains with the soft cloth & a touch more Soft Scrub.

  3. brandy says:

    It worked perfectly….Tip…I used one dishwashing detergent pod…just snipe open plastic, pour contents into both sinks…throw away plastic..

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