A clean bathroom is an important element of the bathroom interior. In addition, it is on the purity and grooming of this attribute, and its performance characteristics. Each mistress earns her personal experience over the years and knows how to wash the tile in the bathroom, how to clean the curtain or the curtain from the plaque, how to wash the tile perfectly, and to clean the seams in the bathroom. However, the young housewives only have to discover these recipes of purity.
How to properly wash walls and floors tiled
Tile is one of the most popular finishing materials in bathrooms. He is valued because of such advantages:
- Long period of active operation;
- Easy to clean;
- The ability to experiment with the design.
If the tile is not properly tended, a white coating will quickly appear on the tile, an attractive shine and a "commercial" gloss will disappear.
The simplest and no-lose option is special household chemicals. Experts recommend giving preference to liquid and gel-like products. Powders for cleaning household surfaces are not often composed of abrasive particles that adversely affect the integrity of the tile coating.
It is allowed to clean the tile with chlorine. This component will not only help to get rid of yellowness and ugly plaque, but also perfectly disinfect surfaces.
If at this particular moment there is no opportunity to purchase a special agent for tile, you can clean the tile by other means. Ideal for cleaning the glass cleaner. The detergent composition of this product usually includes ammonia, which is able to restore the freshness and lost shine even to the oldest and dirty surfaces.
An acceptable alternative
People who are sensitive to various chemicals tend to alternate means of cleaning. Ideally, you can find products that will cost less for a purse and will be safer from an environmental point of view.
The simplest budget option is to use a light soap solution. They can not only wash the tiles, but also remove contaminants from other surfaces (oilcloth, surfaces of plumbing fixtures and furniture attributes in the bathroom).
Ceramic tiles in the bathroom and toilet should be washed once a week. In such rooms is usually very high humidity. Fungus and mold can form at any time, and this is dangerous for the health of all tenants of the apartment. To prevent this, it is worth regularly cleaning the ceramic surfaces in the bathroom.
It is important not only to clean the surface of the tile itself, but also carefully to process each seam. In the gaps between the tile elements there are many dangerous microorganisms. In addition, the appearance of even the most beautiful and well-maintained ceramic tiles spoil the dirty seams.
It is important to remember that the tile can not be washed with metal brushes. It is better to abandon solutions with fats and acids. In the process of cleaning the surfaces, do not abuse household chemicals.
Thoroughly cleaning the work surfaces in the bathroom, it is important not to forget about the small attributes. Pollution and an active attack of pathogenic microorganisms and fungi are equally amenable to all elements in the room. Carefully wipe and disinfect the surfaces of shelves and decorative wall elements, wash and dry the curtain in the bathroom, clean the mats.
Seams between tiles: practical advice
To handle joints between tile elements, it is better to use not only convenient cleaning agents, but also antifungal products. They do not need to be purchased at a pharmacy or a specialized household supplies store.
The simplest means available to everyone are vinegar and alcohol. These substances are diluted with water before cleaning and thoroughly treated with surfaces.
Baths made of cast iron and steel
Enamel, which usually covers the surface of the baths of cast iron and steel, eventually wears off. The older this object, the more it appears cracks, roughness, hard to remove plaque.
In no case can such surfaces be cleaned with scrapers, brushes, aggressive chemical products with abrasive in the base. In no case should you use the product to clean the toilet bowl. There are usually concentrated many aggressive acids, which leave behind an ugly stain and divorce. Remedies will not be possible.
It is also worth noting the habit of soaking laundry with detergent directly in the bathroom. The surface of the bath will be spoiled.
In the store you can choose the right cleaning agent for this type of sanitary ware. The substance is applied to the contaminated surfaces with a foam rubber sponge. The solution is left for 5-10 minutes, then rinsed off with warm water.
To remove yellowness will help acetic essence. Rust and fungus will help to eliminate soda and concentrated soap solution (suitable for use only laundry soap).
Baths made of acrylic are extremely sensitive to all kinds of mechanical damage. They need special care and proper care. Do not clean the acrylic surfaces with the following:
- Scrapers and metal brushes;
- Means with ammonia, chlorine, formaldehydes and aggressive acids.
Acrylic can not be cleaned without pre-soaking. A smooth surface is usually very easy to clean. However, cleaning should be done regularly.
The marble bath is simply a luxurious attribute in modern apartments. This plumbing category "luxury" and requires appropriate treatment.
To clean marble surfaces do not use household chemicals. It is better to treat the stone with a soap solution with a small amount of soda and ammonia.
Light marble, if necessary, can also be whitened with improvised means. To do this, you need to make a slurry of table salt and lemon juice. The mixture is applied to those areas that need bleaching. After 15-20 minutes, the gruel is washed off. The shine of the surface will be achieved with a special polishing paste.