How to clean a bathroom sink

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  • Rowgop (Pam) Rowgop (Pam) on Dec 28, 2017
    To clean porcelain or stainless steel bathroom sinks. Wet the entire surface of your sink with warm water. Sprinkle baking soda onto the sink and rub it in with a soft cloth or sponge until it forms a paste. The alkali nature of baking soda will remove stains, soap scum, crusted toothpaste and sticky hair.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Dec 28, 2017

  • RobertMSmall RobertMSmall on Dec 28, 2017
    1. Scrub the dirty sink: A good recipe for a clean sink is the use dish washing liquid. Dip the mixture and scrub gently. If giving the sink a thorough scrub, try using an all purpose cleaning spray or non-abrasive cleaner.
    2. Make the porcelain sparkle: Cover with paper towels and soak them with bleach. Rinse the sink with running water after 30 minutes. Use mild liquid detergent, vinegar, or baking soda instead.
    3. Protect sinks from scratches and stains: Install a perforated plastic mat in the bottom of your sink. Don’t let fruit, vinegar, salad dressing, or other acidic foods linger on the surface of a porcelain enamel sink. Long-term exposure to acids can cause staining and could etch the surface. Don’t use scouring powders to clean your sink.
    4. Use baking soda to clean surfacing such as Corian: For routine cleaning, use soapy water or a solid surface cleaner specially formulated for solid surfacing. Rub out stains with baking soda and water mixed to a toothpaste-like consistency, using non-abrasive white scrubbing pad and rinse thoroughly.
    5. De-stain surfaces with lemon juice: Dab a sponge in the mixture of paste made of one-half cup of powdered borax and juice of one-half lemon, rub, and rinse with running water.
    6. Use vinegar on your lime: The white spots in the faucets can be easily removed with the a secret ingredient, Vinegar. Soak a paper towel in vinegar and wrap the towel around the area for 10 minutes and then buff with a dry paper towel.
    7. Rid rust with WD-40: WIping WD-40 on the spot with a cloth and then rinse thoroughly. For rust stains on porcelain enamel sinks, pour salt on half of lemon and rub it on the stain.
    8. Keep your drain free of clogs: Mix 1 cup of baking soda with 1 cup of salt and ¼ cup of cream of tartar in a childproof airtight container. Every few weeks, pour ½ cup of mixture down each drain, followed by a quart of boiling water. If the above methods can’t find any use, meaning there is some serious clog or so, it is always preferred to contact a professional plumber who does emergency services in your area.