Properly Maintaining Sink Faucets

In constant contact with water and limescale deposits, the faucet requires precise gestures. In order for it to shine and bring us a steady and steady stream, here are a few tricks to help.

Maintain a chrome faucet

Chrome or chrome-plated metal is the most common material for faucets ex. For daily maintenance, simply use a damp microfiber cloth and scrapers are to be prohibited. When the faucet is very dirty, do not hesitate to use a cloth dampened with alcohol to burn. Then shine with a microfiber cloth.

If the faucet or the fittings appear dull you give back all its luster with a cloth impregnated with oil of table. A solution full of brilliance provided to polish the chrome with a soft cloth. Alternatively, use paraffin on a cloth and rub the chrome with a chamois or a microfiber cloth.

When it comes to removing the inevitable limestone stains, rub gently with a cloth moistened with warm water and lemon juice or white vinegar. You can also use baking soda. Dry and polish. If you want to fight rust, use an onion cut in half.

Special Cases

Copper valves are highly appreciated for their retro effect of grand palace. At the present, they require special care. Unlike other materials, they are subject to oxidation. To remove all traces, simply clean them with a mixture of coarse salt and lemon juice or white vinegar. If the stains are stubborn, insist with a cloth soaked with very hot water.

To remove traces of limestone, stainless steel valves need soapy water. But do not forget to remove the descaled particles with a dry cloth. For tougher stains, vinegar or lemon are economical solutions.

When the filter of a faucet is blocked by limestone you have 2 solutions. Either let it soak in a solution of vinegar or lemon overnight and if clogged areas persist, rub with a toothbrush.

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