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Cleaning Tips For Your Icky Kitchen Sink

Dec 4, 2018 9:21:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

person cleaning kitchen sinkAre you in need of a few tips on how to get your icky kitchen sink back to sparkling clean? It's common for rental living kitchens to have stainless steel sinks which can be a pain to get spotless. But there is a way to get your kitchen sink clean without breaking a sweat.

We have found a great article from BrightNest that not only gives instructions on how to clean your kitchen sink, but also work well on porcelain sinks that are commonly found in bathrooms. The best part of these tips is that it doesn’t take fancy and expensive cleaners to get the job done.

Clean Your Kitchen Sink

Posted By BrightNest

1. For stainless steel and porcelain sinks. Wet the entire surface of your sink with warm water. Sprinkle baking soda onto the sink and rub it in with a soft cloth or sponge until it forms a paste. The alkali nature of baking soda will remove stains, soap scum and bits of food. Plus, it will leave your sink with a nice shine!

2. Scoop up some of the paste with an old toothbrush and scrub it into the caulk seal around your sink, the faucet and the underside of the rubber drain flaps (this area can get very dirty, so do it last). Rinse the toothbrush frequently and add more baking soda as necessary.

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The rest of the article has the needed materials you'll need to get your icky rental living kitchen sink back to its spotless condition. 

Bonus: Have a stinky garbage disposal? This is an easy problem to solve with the basics like ice, bleach and vinegar. For these tips on how to make your sink smell good, click here.

Since you're on a roll with the deep cleaning your kitchen, why not deep clean the rest of your rental? Download our Seasonal Deep Cleaning Checklist and mark off everything on the list to make your place look brand new!

Seasonal Deep Cleaning Checklist

Topics: Apartment Living, Cleaning

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