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Another day, another TikTok hack that is sure to change your life. One user has decided to show users a better way to clean their pans and it has led to a sizable amount of conversation.

It’s a classic “we were today years old when we learned this” scenario. If you would like to have pots and pans that look like they are brand new again, you have come to the right place.

Photo: flickr/Marco Verch Professional Photographer

The trick that you are about to see has been spreading like wildfire on TikTok, but the credit for it must go to Dan Shaba. He is the one who first brought it to everyone’s attention. “Finally a hack that’s actually useful,” the caption reads and we could not agree more.

Wait until you see all of the dirt and dust that he was able to successfully remove from his pan. The world of TikTok was stunned to see the change and we are beyond glad that he shared this tip with us.

Photo: TikTok/danshaba

All you need to get started is some salt, baking soda, white vinegar, dish soap, steel wool, and some paper towels.

A generous amount of salt and baking soda needs to be added to the bottom of the pan. Make sure that it is lightly coated before you proceed. Pour some dish soap now, in a zigzag type of motion, so that more surface area is covered. The steel wool is then used to rub the ingredients into the bottom of the pot or pan.

Photo: TikTok/danshaba

Place a paper towel over the bottom of the pan and pour white vinegar on top, until the towel has achieved maximum moisture. Let the mixture sit until you notice bubbling beneath the paper towel.

Swirl the paper towel around to make sure that the vinegar is mixed up. Once you wipe it down, the pot or pan should look totally new.


Finally a hack that’s actually useful! 😍

♬ original sound – Dan Shaba

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