Cleaning the bathroom’s faucets can be a gross duty that not everyone is willing to do, but there are some simple hacks to get the job done nicely in no time with a minimum effort.
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1) Identifying the finish of the faucet
This is the first thing to keep in mind, not all the tricks work on all the types of finish, and beyond that, you could do a serious damage, so you need to check what’s the finish of the faucet you will be cleaning.
2) General Cleaning
2.1) Chrome faucet
If you have a chrome faucet, you will need to mix a couple of cups of warm water with a two tablespoons of dish soap in some container, then you can scrub the faucet with this mixture gently with a sponge; then rinse all the soap with cold water and dry all with a clean cloth so it gets shiny.
2.2) Cooper or stainless steel faucet
To clean this kind of faucet’s finish, you will need a spray bottle and a regular cola, fill the spray bottle with the cola and then spray the faucet, let it sit for 3 to 5 minutes, and rinse the faucet with clean water, rub the surface with a wet cloth to remove all cola, and dry the faucet with a clean cloth.
2.3) Brass or Bronze Faucet
Mix some vinegar (15 mL), salt (14.3 g) and all-purpose flour (14.3g), rub gently this mixture all over the faucet with a clean cloth, rinse it with clean water and dry the faucet with a soft and clean cloth.
3) Get rid of calcium, stains, and grime
You will just need a toothbrush, baking soda, and a toothbrush to clean all these problems, first scrub the surface with the toothbrush, baking soda and a little drop of water, once finish you can rinse the faucet with cold water.
To get rid of the grime and calcium completely, you will need half a cup of vinegar, and half a cup of hot water mixed, and then you can clean the faucet with this mixture and a cleaning cloth, but try first this in a small section of your faucet to be sure that you will not do any damage to the faucet’s finish.