It takes intense and proper cleaning to restore a bathtub and sink back to their original pristine states. In addition to the work required, many homeowners are not keen on doing this chore because it involves strong chemicals. Fortunately, there are alternatives. Read on as Handyman Connection® of Chicago Central discusses how to clean your bathtub and sink effectively without chemicals.
Tips on Cleaning the Sink
You can use vinegar or dish soap mixed with baking soda to clean your sink. Cleaning the sink and your bathroom’s vanity area are easy because they don’t experience the same level of grime as the bathtub. To make a good cleaning solution, mix half a cup of dish soap and vinegar, a cup of water and two cups of baking soda.
This mixture is strong enough to remove grime and soap scum off the surface of your sink. It is also not that abrasive so there is no risk of damaging the sink’s surface. Prevent the paste from settling by washing the sink and vanity area thoroughly with warm water.
Tips on Cleaning the Bathtub
Cleaning the bathtub is harder because mold has an easier time developing there, thanks to the warm and moist conditions. Mold is tricky to get rid of, but you don’t need harsh chemicals to do it. Vinegar will still work. It’s a proven mold killer, and it loosens and kills even the most stubborn mold. Spray your tub with a vinegar solution, and wait for about five minutes. Then, rinse it with water. Repeat if necessary.
Soap scum is another common problem for showers and bathtubs. Luckily, you can easily strip them away using dish soap mixed with baking soda. Use the abrasive paste to scrape away the soap scum and other stains. You can even use this mixture to clean the grout lines.
Do you need home maintenance help? Handyman Connection of Chicago Central can help you with all of your home maintenance needs. Get in touch with our professional team! Call us at (773) 530-1119, or contact us here to learn more about cleaning your bathroom or to get a free estimate.