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Month: August 2017

Maintaining Your Sink

Maintaining Your Sink

Whether stainless steel, stoneware, resin or porcelain, a sink requires regular cleaning. Indeed, the limestone present in the water forms a porous deposit, certainly invisible, but that will absorb the dirt and leave traces.

Maintaining a stainless steel sink

The best way to maintain a Stainless steel sink is to clean it daily with simple washing up liquid.
To remove traces of water, a dry cloth will do the trick, but you can also, if the traces resist, use alcohol or warm white vinegar.

Note: your stainless steel sink may be scratch-resistant; In this case, do not hesitate to use a scrubbing sponge to clean it.

The next thing to do is shine your sink. To do this, use soda water or a special stainless steel product, then rinse.
If the sink is dull, use a cloth dampened with alcohol to burn, rinse and dry with a soft cloth.

If you want to disinfect your sink, the irreplaceable bleach will do just fine.

When cleaning the garbage disposal make sure that you read the instructions beforehand. These products require some extra care to make sure they don’t get damaged.

Maintaining a sandstone sink

The maintenance of a sandstone sink is very simple since the surface is smooth, which prevents the dirt from seeping. Thus, on a daily basis, a few drops of dishwashing liquid are enough to keep its original appearance.

For deeper cleaning, use scouring powder, rinse thoroughly and allow to dry.

Maintaining a porcelain sink

Porcelain sinks are often white and are therefore very dirty. To remove traces of tea, coffee, tomato sauce, etc., fill the sink with very hot water and add a few drops of bleach. Leave to rest and rinse thoroughly.

Maintaining a Resin Sink

Regarding the maintenance of a resin sink, it is important not to use abrasive products such as detergents or solvents. Dish washing liquid is the best way, knowing that this type of material is not messy and very simple to clean.