Clean Your Furnishings The Right Way with These Tips

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Clean Your Furnishings The Right Way with These Tips

Published By: SMDC.com | March 18, 2019

Keeping your condo clean is hard work! It’s not enough to tidy up; you should never forget to pay attention to the nooks and crannies.

Different materials and finishes need their own cleaning tricks and tools. More often than not, each piece of furniture or tile you have in your condo will demand its own set of cleaning method.

How To Clean: WOOD

Ink Marks
1. Mix 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of water until it resembles toothpaste
2. Rub paste on the stain with a soft cloth until the stain is gone
3. Wipe off the paste with a damp cloth and let it dry

Water Stains
1. Rub non-gel toothpaste on the stain with a soft cloth until the stain is gone

Grease
1. Put a mixture of equal parts vinegar and warm water into a spray bottle
2. Spray the mixture onto the greasy wood and let it sit for 1-2 minutes
3. Wipe it off with a soft cloth

How To Clean: METAL

Tarnish on Copper

  1. Pour white vinegar on the surface
  2. Sprinkle salt
  3. Scrub with a clean cloth

Stainless Steel

  1. Apply a touch of detergent on a damp cloth and wipe it on the surface

Discolored Aluminum

  1. Wash with a mixture of water, soap and lemon juice

How To Clean: CERAMIC

General Cleaning
1. Mix mild detergent with hot water
2. Wipe the surface with the mixture on a rag

Coffee or Juice Stains
1. Wash the surface with hot water and detergent
2. Blot with hydrogen peroxide

Ink Stains
1. Soak a cloth in diluted bleach and place on the stain until it’s gone
2. Rinse the surface when done

How To Clean: MARBLE

General Cleaning

  1. Wipe, not scrub, the surface with a cloth damp from warm water

Scratches

  1. Gently rub the surface with a soft cloth damp from warm water
  2. You may opt to add mild dish soap for more intense scratches
  3. Wipe off the soapy water when done

Grease

  1. Sprinkle corn starch over the surface and let it sit for 20 minutes
  2. Wipe off the cornstarch with a damp cloth

Apply these tips in your SMDC Trees Residences condo! You won’t have to worry about greasy kitchen countertops, dirty bathroom tiles, stained wooden drawers and more!

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