No More Steel Wool Splinters

Date: August 25, 2016      Publication: Bottom Line's Household Magic      Source:  Joan Wilen & Lydia Wilen      Print:

We have to admit, with all the scouring and cleaning tips we’ve tested over the years on sticky, messy pots and pans, good ole steel-wool cleaners are still our favorite pot cleaners. But they can be nasty on your hands! Here’s what to use…

If you don’t have rubber gloves, you can protect your fingers by cupping the steel-wool pad in the rind of a lemon, orange or grapefruit. Another reason to save those citrus rinds!

More ways to easy cleaning…


Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting "cures from the cupboard." They are authors of Bottom Line's Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line's Household Magic and of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips.