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How to Clean Your Bathroom Sink

Washing your hands in a dirty sink won't make them any cleaner.


  • Step 1: Soak sink Fill your sink with hot water. Let it sit for a few minutes to help loosen any soap scum or toothpaste blotches, then let it drain.
  • Step 2: Put on rubber gloves Put on your rubber gloves.
  • Step 3: Scrub with damp cloth Dampen a cloth, sprinkle it with your bathroom cleaner, and start scrubbing the sink.
  • TIP: Use baking soda as a natural, nontoxic alternative to your cleaning product.
  • Step 4: Remove build-up Use an abrasive sponge or scrub brush to remove any stubborn soap scum or toothpaste blotches.
  • TIP: To avoid the buildup of blotches, rinse out your sink after every use it, then wipe it dry.
  • Step 5: Prepare spray bottle Fill a spray bottle with equal parts water and white vinegar.
  • Step 6: Spray and wipe Spray the solution onto another cloth, and wipe the basin, the faucets, and the countertop.
  • Step 7: Dry Wipe basin and hardware with a clean, dry cloth.
  • FACT: Pop star Avril Lavigne’s Los Angeles mansion has ten and a half bathrooms.

You Will Need

  • Rubber gloves
  • Clean
  • dry cloths
  • An abrasive bathroom cleaner
  • An abrasive sponge or scrub brush
  • A spray bottle
  • And white vinegar
  • Baking soda

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