The exterior of your copper cookware will darken naturally with time.

This will in no way affect the performance of the pan, however some people will prefer to keep their pans polished and beautifully shiny at all times. Here are two ways that we would recommend to clean the exterior of your ProWare copper pans.

Brasso

This is perhaps one of the most common methods. All you will need is:

  • Brasso wadding
  • Polishing cloth
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Before

proware copper tri-ply

After


proware copper tri-ply

1. Clean the pan of any food residue.

proware copper tri-ply

2. Rinse the pan under running water.

proware copper tri-ply

3. Take some Brasso wadding and rub the outside of the pan evenly & thoroughly.

proware copper tri-ply

4. Rinse the Brasso residue from the pan.

proware copper tri-ply

5. Polish with a lint free cloth.


Salt and White Vinegar

This is a good method for polishing pans that have cooked on residue as the salt acts as an abrasive, allowing you to break down any old food or carbon deposits. However as copper is a ‘soft’ metal you have to be careful not to use salt that is too course, a fine table salt is ideal. You will need:

This is perhaps one of the most common methods. All you will need is:

  • Fine Table Salt
  • White Vinegar
  • A cloth for applying
  • A second cloth for polishing
proware copper tri-ply

Before

proware copper tri-ply

After


proware copper tri-ply

1. Clean the pan of any food residues.

proware copper tri-ply

2. Rinse the pan under running water.

proware copper tri-ply

3. Sprinkle some salt on the outside of the pan.

proware copper tri-ply

4. Gently pour on some white vinegar, taking care not to rinse the
salt off the pan.

proware copper tri-ply

5. Gently rub the outside of the pan evenly & thoroughly.

proware copper tri-ply

6. Rinse the residue from the pan.

proware copper tri-ply

7. Polish with a lint free cloth.