When washing a plastic or vinyl shower curtain, it is important to use the gentle cycle and warm rather than cold water. Otherwise the shower curtain can get torn or cracked. Cold water makes vinyl stiffen up, so it damages more easily. Warm water makes it flexible and elastic.
Put a few towels or rugs together with your curtain and add a half cup of detergent and the same amount of bleach. Adding rugs creates a “scrubbing action” on the surface of a shower curtain which helps to remove the contamination much more effectively.
This method will help you to get rid of mold, mildew, soap scum, and even hard water spots on your shower curtain. Once the washing machine has completed its full cycle – your shower curtain is ready to come out like new!
Scratches on the polished furniture can be removed by shoe polish of the corresponding color.
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Oftentimes, shower curtains come in different material, make and type – polyester being one of the most common. Given that shower curtains are in constant contact with water, they are predisposed to get stained, whether as a result of mold build up or due to mineral deposits that come from hard water. Polyester materials need special maintenance and care as they are made from delicate petroleum based fibers that may melt if exposed to extreme temperatures.
Shower curtains serves a variety of purposes in the bathroom, for example preventing water from splashing out when you are taking your shower, thus they become a breeding ground for the harmful as well as difficult to remove mold and mildew. Mildew is a kind of a mold that develops in dump environments, for instance on the frequently wet shower curtains. When mold spores, which more or less are always found in the air, land on humid surfaces, they instantly start to grow.
Who has the time to clean their windows really? There are so many other things that you could do on a beautiful Saturday afternoon rather then spending hours cleaning your windows. You could take your dog for a walk, catch an interesting TV show, watch a movie with your friends or go shopping. Window washing surely isn’t the most glamorous way to spend your summer afternoon. Moreover, not everybody has the skills to clean their windows like a pro. That’s why you should hire one.
Traditional window cleaning using rags and sprays may leave streaks on your windows. This is because glass is made of microscopic pores and cracks invisible to the naked eye. When you use rags to clean your window, the rag becomes wetter and wetter as you go on and leaves different amounts of chemicals and moisture all over the glass. This will result in an uneven reflection in direct sunlight which gives that streaky effect we all dread.