wikiHow to Clean a Ceramic Sink Without Chemicals

Household cleaning products are full of toxic chemicals which can be harmful to you and the environment. Here is a cheap way of cleaning your bathroom sink using natural ingredients.

Steps

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    Buy some bicarbonate of soda (sodium bicarbonate, also known as baking soda) and a bottle of white vinegar. Bicarbonate of soda can be found in the baking section of your local grocery or supermarket.
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    Put the plug in the sink.
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    Sprinkle bicarbonate of soda around the sink, concentrating mainly on the hard to clean areas with limescale build-up and greasy marks.
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    Pour on a small amount of white vinegar and watch it fizz.
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    Take a clean sponge or scourer and gently work the mixture into the surface. You will soon begin to see the limescale and scuff marks lift from the surface.
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    Rinse clean with cold water.
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    Your sink will now be sparkling clean.

Tips

  • You can get small children to help you with this - they love watching the bicarbonate of soda start to fizz when you add the vinegar.
  • You can also use the mixture to clean the taps but make sure you remove all the mixture afterwards with plenty of clean water.
    • Make sure you wash your hands afterwards. You don't want to rub vinegar in your eyes.
      • you can also use the juice of lemons as the acid reacts with the bicarb.

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