Pinterest Tested: Removing Black Marks from Dishes

Welcome to Pinterest Tested! Ever wonder if that miracle cleaner is really miraculous? Or what about that homemade facial cleanser or delicious-looking recipe? This is the place to find out! I am testing Pins that catch my eye to see if they really live up to the claims made on Pinterest. It’s like the Mythbusters of Domesticity! 
I’m on a roll this week. Pinterest Test number two, baby!
Here’s a photo of my sad, scratched-up dinner plate:
I thought those black marks were permanent until I saw THIS Pin on Pinterest claiming that you could actually get rid of them.
So I went to Walmart and bought some Barkeeper’s Friend. I was willing to give it a try since it only cost me $1.88.
I sprinkled some of the powder on my plate, then used a wet sponge to scrub. What the what?!?! Check it out:

Those “permanent” black marks disappeared like a bunny in a magician’s hat! I was shocked. Seriously. And I didn’t even have to scrub super hard or anything!

My dishes look new again! I can’t wait for my husband to get home to see if he’ll notice. How could he not, I mean, come on! Look at that sweeeeeeet before-and-after!

I have passed up a lot of dishes at thrift stores because they had these scratches all over them. No longer! I’m sure this stuff would work great for cleaning porcelain sinks too.

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The can says that you can also use this stuff on your glass cooktop, tub, stainless steel, and tile. I think I’ll be trying it out all over the house!

This is definitely a winning Pin. Boo yah!

To see other Pins I’ve tested, click HERE.

* I was NOT compensated for writing this post. Just passing on good information!

14 COMMENTS

  1. This stuff also gets rust off of anything-it even got rust out of clothes after an ill-fated dryer incident. Just make a paste with a little water and scrub it with a toothbrush. Make sure you rinse it really well after and wash it right away. It was a miracle!

  2. Borax works great too for tub cleaner! Gets stage make up iff the bottom your kids leave behing and it's a bigger box for around $2 bucks. Don't know if it will work the same as bar keepers friend. Although I will try that too.

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