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BKF Is MORE Than the Original Powder!
September 6, 2023
Yes, BKF is more than the original Powder. What would you say if I told you that Bar Keepers Friend has more than a dozen specialized household cleaning products? Would you be like me when I was introduced to the entire line a couple of years ago and exclaimed, “Wait, What!”
BKF Is MORE Than the Original Powder!
I grew up using Bar Keepers Friend. We sold it in Mom and Dad’s 7 to 11 convenience store. Mom used it in her luncheonette, and we always had a can at home. When I was introduced to the marketing team, they gave me a sample pack of the complete product line. I was surprised by all the products, but as my wife and I tried the products, we were impressed. Would you like to know more? Here’s some of what was in my sample pack.
Bar Keepers Friend Soft Cleanser fills a need. You see, sometimes I’m lazy. So lazy that I don’t want to take the time to mix water with the powder cleanser to create a paste. The liquid formula shares the same essential ingredients as the original Powder, and it smells great because it has citric acid and a lemon scent. It’s excellent for removing soap scum, rust stains, tarnish, and mineral deposits. Here’s what a BKF Soft Cleanser fan had to say.
“I was about to replace my stainless steel dishwasher door for $200 because it looked so horrible. So, I figured I would try this product and was very impressed. It took me about 5 minutes, and my dishwasher looked new.” Chris
More Spray + Foam
My favorite thing about MORE Spray + Foam Cleaner is that it clings to horizontal surfaces when it’s set on foam. So, whether it’s my shower door, stainless steel refrigerator, or window glass, I can spray it on and wipe it off without gravity whooshing it away. Another thing is that the nozzle rotates so it can be turned upside down for hard-to-reach areas. I also learned that it has the same cleaning ingredients as the Powder but without micro-abrasives, which makes it a safe cleaner for many surfaces.
“Great Results! I was struggling to find a cleaner that got rid of the tough stains on my glass-top electric stove. I found this Bar Keepers Friend Spray Foam Cleaner from a friend’s suggestion to try, and it worked amazing!!! My stovetop has never looked cleaner! Definitely recommend, especially at such a great price.” — Home Depot Customer Review
Coffee Pot Cleaners
BKF makes a Coffee Maker Cleaner and a Coffee Maker Descaler. My wife has taken ownership of our home’s coffee makers, so she’s the cleaner and descaler. She orders coffee beans from Guatemala and grinds them herself. She’s very picky about her coffee and coffee makers. Both products have passed her test with flying colors. When we received the BKF sample package, I wondered why you needed a cleaner and a descaler. My wife explained it to me. It’s because cleaning removes the oil residue created by coffee. However, cleaning doesn’t remove the mineral build-up. Descaling does.
“I wish I had taken before & after pictures! At first, I thought I didn’t have enough, but used the whole bottle & what a miracle!!! I’m completely amazed! We have a metal carafe & it was BLACK inside! You will not regret getting this!! & no, I’m not getting paid for this.” — Amazon Customer Review
Have you ever tried to clean a glass or ceramic stovetop with a harsh abrasive cleaner and scratched it? Years ago, I did. My wife was not happy. Spray-on glass cleaners won’t damage the surface, but they also don’t clean up baked-on food. I found the answer. The best way to clean a glass or ceramic cooktop is to use a product formulated for those surfaces. Bar Keepers Friend Cooktop Cleaner is precisely that.
“Best glass stovetop cleaner. Bar Keeper’s Friend cleaner works on a variety of surfaces but really performs well on glass. It works on any smooth stovetop surface, including glass and ceramic. You can also apply it to other kitchen fixtures, such as porcelain sinks, brass, stainless steel, and chrome. You can even use it on copper pots and pans.” — The Spruce.
Yes, BKF is more than the original Powder! And this post is only about five of the BKF products. Would you like to see the rest? Just click here: BKF Household Products. Did you know BKF also makes a… On second thought, it might be best to look for yourself. I think you’ll be surprised!
*Before using any cleaning product, it’s a good idea to read the instructions on the packaging to ensure that you’re using it correctly and safely, especially if you’re trying it on a new surface for the first time. Always perform a small test in an inconspicuous area to ensure it doesn’t cause any damage or discoloration.
About the Author
Randy Clark is a speaker, coach, and author. He publishes a weekly blog at Randy Clark Leadership.com. Randy is passionate about social media, leadership development, and flower gardening. He’s a beer geek, and on weekends (after COVID-19), he can be found fronting the Rock & Roll band Under the Radar. He’s the proud father of two daughters. He has four amazing grandchildren and a wife who dedicates her time to helping others. Randy is the author of the Amazon bestseller The New Manager’s Workbook: A crash course in effective management.