How to clean stains from your sink

Your sink can be a well-used area in your bathroom so it’s easy for grime and dirt to build up and stain. Not only can these stains be unattractive to look at, but the dirt can transfer germs around and be a real pain to remove if you don’t clean your wash basin often. 

To maintain a good level of hygiene, incorporating a thorough cleaning routine can save you time and protect those in your house from any germs that linger in your wash basin  

Tools you’ll need to remove stains from sinks

How to clean a ceramic sink 

Ceramic sinks look great and they’re easy to clean too as they are more heavy-duty. To clean your sinkyou can use Harpic Bathroom Cleaner to remove any unwanted stains, dirt, and germs. Simply follow the instructions to get your sink to shine: 

Step 1 – Make sure the room is well ventilated by opening doors and windows before starting. 

Step 2 – Apply Harpic Bathroom Cleaner directly onto the stain and leave for 5 minutes.  

Step 3 – Wash down with clean water.  

Step 3 – Softly scrub the formula into the stain with a sponge.

For more tips on how to clean hardwater stains from taps read our handy guide.  

How to clean bathroom sink stains 

If not taken care of, stubborn stains can take over your sink, infecting your taps and the basin waste. You’ll want to get into every nook and cranny to remove all built-up dirt and grime. Harpic does all the hard work for you, so simply follow the instructions above and get into those hard to reach places, like the plug hole, with an old toothbrush. 

How to make a sink shine

You’ve put all this hard work into removing stains from your sink, so why not go a step further to make it gleam? It’s incredibly easy to do, just follow these steps to shine your sink: 

Step 1 – Apply Harpic Bathroom Cleaner onto the surface and leave for 5 minutes. 

Step 2 – Softly scrub the formula into the stain with a sponge. 

Step 3 – Rinse with clean water.  

Step 3 – Buff the surface of the basin down with a microfibre cloth using small circular motions.   

With regular maintenance, it can be easy to clean your sink. A quick scrub a few times a week can prevent stubborn stains and long, time consuming cleans in the future, as well as providing a good level of hygiene for you and your family.  


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