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Is it possible to clean the bathtub with a toilet cleaner: what will be the consequences

Alina MilsentLife
What substances should not be used to clean the bathtub

There is one common mistake that is often made when cleaning the bathroom. It's about washing acrylic, steel, and cast iron enamel bathtub surfaces with products designed to clean toilets.

It would seem that this method will help you save a lot of time and quickly clean the bathroom surface from plaque. Why it's better not to clean the bathroom with toilet bowl cleaners - read the OBOZREVATEL article. 

Let's start with the simplest. Each product has instructions for use. The manufacturer thus protects itself from unfounded claims and warns not to use the product for other purposes. That is, if the product label says that it is intended for cleaning the toilet, you should not try to clean the bathtub, kitchen sink, or other surfaces with it.

Even in emergency cases, when you need to wash the bathroom urgently and don't have a special product at hand, you should refuse to use toilet bowl liquid. The bathroom enamel may simply not withstand the aggressive effects of the chemical composition, especially for acrylic coatings. 

The fact is that toilet bowl cleaners can indeed clean the bathroom surface quickly, and you may even think that you have found the perfect product. But after a few uses, the enamel will begin to fade. Moreover, the surface will become rough and uneven, and scratches and cracks will appear.

Simple life hacks made from available ingredients will help restore the bathtub's white color without damaging the enamel. For example, you can prepare a solution of vinegar, water, and baking soda. Read the article to find out in what proportions to mix the ingredients and how to wash the bathtub properly.

In addition, if you do not wash the faucets on time and regularly, they can develop limescale, which is difficult to get rid of with conventional means. Mineral salts contained in the water settle on the surface, forming a dense layer of deposits. 

Earlier, OBOZREVATEL told you how to rub the bathroom faucets to make them shine for a long time.

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