Repurpose Old Dishes, Dollar Zero ($0) Kitchen DIY Hack

Science, not magic! Spend no money on new dishes anymore.

If you have a kitchen, you already have some of these old stainless steel or aluminum dishes right! Whether your metal trays, plates and other kitchen essentials have lost their shine or they are worn off or have got heat stains, this simple science trick will bring them back to life. This ‘Repurpose Old Dishes’ DIY hack will probably save you tons of money if you were already planning to buy new dishes.

If you are reading this post, you probably have any of these items.

If you do, you are good to go with the hack.

Moving on to the recipe!

Things you need:

  1. A frying pan half-filled with clean water. (Size of the frying pan will depend on the size of the dish you are going to coat.
  2. Baking soda.
  3. Aluminium foil.

The aluminium foil is laying somewhere around you in some form.


Half fill a frying pan with clean water, put some aluminium foil and bring it to a boil. Dip the utensil you want to aluminium coat for a few seconds. Bring a brand new version out for your surprise.