How to clean knives properly?
Knives are the most used items in any kitchen. Keeping your favorite knives clean and sharp is important for enjoyable and safe cooking experience. Read our tips about how to clean and maintain Fiskars knives correctly and give your favorite kitchen knives a longer life.
Norden, Titanium, Norr, and Sensei knife series should be washed by hand. After washing the knife, rinse and dry them off straight away. Don’t soak the knives.
Other Fiskars knives can be washed in the dishwasher. However, make sure they do not come into contact with other utensils, dishes or cutlery, because this will cause damage to the cutting edge. Secure the knives are placed safely in into a dishwasher.
Small amount of rust may spread to steel products inside a dishwasher. This can be prevented by opening the dishwasher door to let the steam escape and dry the knives with a dry cloth after washing.
Most knives become blunt, if they are placed in a drawer and the cutting edge gets damaged by movement and contact with other items. This can also cause safety issues when storing sharp objects in a drawer with other items.
To store your kitchen knives in a safe and organized way, that also protects the blades from blunting, place them in a knife block or on a magnetic wall rack.
How to sharpen knives?
All knives needs sharpening every once in a while, to maintain excellent cutting performance and joy of cooking. It is enough to either sharpen them at regular intervals or simply when they need it. A sharp knife is a safety matter and brings ultimate joy and difference compared to a blunt knife. Serrated knives don’t need to be sharpened, usually only the knives with straight edge are sharpened.
Read our tips and choose the best Fiskars knife sharpening tool for You.