Only a glutton for punishment will use an abrasive on a bath- keep all baths
as scratch free as possible. Train everyone that as the water runs outthey squeeze washing liquid on the brush, (both which should be kept by
the bath) to brush the bath out and rinse it. Use a thick liquid; andit
must be a brush otherwise you’ll get consumer resistance, people
don’t want to handle messy cloths having just become clean and fresh
so without a brush
they opt out. Once the system Is running, the bath will be immaculately clean without the housewife
lifting a ‘
If a bath is already dirty, the substance which cleans it best is
paraffin. It will also get off soapy scum and lime scale. Paraffin is equally
good on basins and makes short work of taps. Rinse well.
acid is a last resort. Mix one part acid to nine parts water. Wear rubber
gloves to wipe this onto the dirt and rinse each patch as soon as It’s
clean. Work quickly and do not splash the acid, be very careful not to get
any on you. It’ll restore even a former doss-house bath to reasonable
whiteness and cleanliness.
The most common stain is the brownish deposit
which forms in hard water areas. A rub with salt and vinegar will remove this
quite easily. Rust marks will usually bleach out if a mixture of salt and
lemon juice is applied to the stain and left on. Give it a day or two to work,
but if that fails rub a white bath with hydrogen peroxide.
Watch out with Acrylic baths -do not use anything that will scratch them.
bleach is a powerful cleaner. The more time you give the chemicals to work
before flushing the better. Lime
scale drips from taps or a trickle down the back of the loo can be treated by
brushing hard with hot white vinegar.
deposits should be brushed with 5 ml oxalic acid dissolved in 125 ml hot water.
Allow it to work on the scale then scrape at it with a hard plastic edge (the
end of a toothbrush will do). Wear rubber gloves and keep the acid mixture off
skin and clothes
scale drips from taps or a trickle down the back of the loo can be treated
by brushing hard with hot white vinegar.Thick
deposits should be brushed with 5 ml oxalic acid dissolved in 125 ml hot
water. Allow it to work on the scale then scrape at it with a hard plastic
edge (the end of a toothbrush will do). Wear rubber gloves and keép the
acid mixture off skin and clothes.
for marked toilets use more or less a teaspoon caustic soda, leave
overnight then clean. If they are still dirty redo.