Chrome is undoubtedly one of the most used materials in manufacture of brassware.
Chrome is a durable, tenacious material ideally suited for either kitchen or bathroom taps. However, when chrome is not well maintained, it begins to lose its shine. Luckily there is a vast assortment of products that can be used to clean your bathroom taps and return your bathroom to its former glory.
How to Clean Chrome Taps
The basic rule is to have a good quality sponge, rag or ideally a microfiber cloth. You may simply wish to clean and spruce up tired looking taps. As we can supply any brassware products, ranging from bath and basin pillar taps, basin and bath mixers, showers and wastes, we know that any brassware manufacturer will advise against using any abrasive synthetic cleaning agents. Simple soapy water can be used to either spruce up tired looking taps or help with cleaning of unsightly stains and water marks. Establishing a regular cleaning routine ensures your taps remain well maintained and their longevity is extended. .
Which Products to Use
You can apply any of the following products, allow them to soak for a short while and then use your rag, sponge or cloth to clean it before rinsing off with water. It’s ideal to use a wet cloth first and then buff it after with a dry cloth for best result.
Most households have baby oil to hand. It’s an inexpensive way to remove stains and give chrome a quick clean and a bright sheen.
Vinegar is a powerful natural cleanser that will give chrome the desired polish. Vinegar is an economically and environmentally viable option that is less abrasive than synthetic cleaners.
Add some soap in hot water and use a cloth to run the suds over the chrome. Be sure to let it soak and pat it dry.
Baby wipes are a bathroom staple meaning that if you need to clean your taps, chances are wipes will be the closest item to hand. You can use a wipe in the exact same fashion as you would use your cloth, sponge or rag and usefully, you can see any dirt and debris come away on the wipe.
Adding a sprinkle of salt to a cloth or rag helps buff up taps a treat. The salt brings out a beautiful, authentic shine. You can add a little salt to any of the products you may settle on using.
Baking Soda and Lemon
Both ingredients are well known for their cleansing properties and provide an environmentally-friendly way to clean your taps.