Tip: How I make my chrome fixtures sparkle

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This tip came from the source of most great tips--my mom. She kept an amazingly clean home considering she had 8 children (read: often messy, never dirty).

Most bathroom cleaners made for porcelain, ceramic, or marble don't work so well on the metalic-surfaced fixtures. They may clean them, but they don't leave them shining.

When my mom taught us to clean a bathroom, the final area to be cleaned was the chrome faucet and handles. She would take rubbing alcohol and pour a little straight over the fixtures. The result: sparkling clean fixtures. It was like the icing on the cake.
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  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Jan 18, 2017
    WHo would have thought? Thank you!!

  • Peggylu42 Peggylu42 on Jan 19, 2017
    Thank you , I will do this forever, thanks for sharing.

  • Ant11605640 Ant11605640 on Jan 19, 2017
    I tried this on my faucets after reading all of the comments the other day. I have tried everything to keep my chrome faucets clean and shining. Was excited to finally to hopefully find something that works. Pulled out my bottle of alcohol out of my medical bag and went to work on the faucets. Five minutes later when l looked at my kitchen faucet it had

  • Ant11605640 Ant11605640 on Jan 19, 2017
    ***It had white spots where water had splashed on it

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    • Debigray Debigray on Jan 20, 2017
      I have polished my faucets and then followed with WD40 to repel water but I have also read after you dry the faucet wipe it with Wax Paper as it is supposed to repel the water also. Microfiber towels give them a great shine too if you wipe them after work in sink is done.

  • Ant11605640 Ant11605640 on Jan 20, 2017
    Thank you Debi I will try that

  • 9530106 9530106 on Jan 22, 2017
    Rubbing alcohol works great as a window/mirror cleaner, too. You can use it straight or dilute with water. I have used it to clean all sorts of things through the years, it dries so quickly, and kills a few germs along the way!