Your bathroom comes in contact with a lot of elements on a daily basis aside from just water. Faucets are easy places for dirt, soap, and calcium buildup to accumulate causing your faucet to look unappealing. Luckily, cleaning up your bathroom or kitchen faucet is easily accomplished. In fact, most of the materials should already be in your home already.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Cleaning vinegar
- Dish soap
- Non-abrasive cleaner
Steps To Clean Faucets
- Start by checking faucet material. This is pretty self-explanatory and quite honestly, in most cases doesn’t even need to be done since most faucets are constructed with durable materials to withstand most cleaning chemicals. Yet, it doesn’t hurt to check since there are some cases where chemicals can warp or alter the finish of your faucet.
- Begin by performing a light, initial scrub. With a damp washcloth, apply a small amount of dish soap onto the cloth and lather it around until you see substantial foam and bubbles forming. Then, simply rub the cloth around the surfaces of your bathroom faucet, making sure to get every area, especially between faucet handles. Rinse the soap off with water.
- Don’t forget about the edges. One of the most important areas to clean is the edges where the faucet base meets the sink. This area is a hotspot for grime and dirt so it’s crucial to clean these spots regularly. This is where an old toothbrush will comes handy. Grab your toothbrush and scrub away.
- Apply cleaning vinegar. If you finished steps 1-3 and still see some visible dirt or markings, try applying a water-vinegar solution with equal parts water and vinegar. The acidity of the vinegar should aid in removing some of those hard to get rid of marks.
Steps To Clean Bathroom Sink Bowl
For the bowl of your bathroom sink, using bleach or other chemicals is not recommended. Try opting for a non-abrasive cleaner such as Bar Keeper’s Friend® for sink bowl cleaning. BKF is safe to use on stainless steel, porcelain, and most solid surfaces.
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