Household And Pipes

Pipeline problems are most common in large cities such as Montreal and Quebec, with more than 65% of the population in Montreal facing this problem at least once a year. The secret to preventing the challenge and good cleaning during specialized housekeeping service.

– Pipelines that are problematic:

This is the best non-toxic pipe cleaner that you will never have used. Pour 250 ml of salt (table salt, coarse salt, or any other type of salt) and 250 ml of baking soda into the bung. Add hot water (the contents of a kettle). If the problem is due to frozen grease, it will disappear immediately. If you need a more powerful product, use 30 ml of soda crystals (available where laundry products are sold) diluted in one liter of hot water. Slowly pour the solution into the drain. After ten minutes, wash thoroughly with warm water.

– Monthly cleaning of the pipes:

Once a month, pour a handful of baking soda into the drain and add 125 ml of vinegar. A small volcano will then erupt. Place a plug on the bung, then rinse with plenty of cold water after 30 minutes.

– Clean the garbage disposal:

To keep your grinder clean and free from clogging, fill the sink with ten centimeters of hot water and add 250 ml of baking soda. Empty the sink leaving the disposer running.

– To use a débouchoir wisely:

Indeed, there is an extraordinary way to use the dispenser if you want to work more efficiently. Close the overflow from the sink (usually located at the front of the sink) by clogging it with old rags. If you do not do this, the water will drain through the hole and return through the overflow, fill the sink with ten to fifteen inches of water. Place the suction cup on the drain and press firmly. Then pull up, press down again, and repeat ten to twelve times.

Maintenance And Cleaning Of The Dishwasher

Apart from the controversy over whether or not to have a dishwasher, this household tool requires maintenance and  occasional cleaning  to ensure its durability and efficiency, so if you want to take advantage of the valuable services that this tool makes you, here are some useful tips:

– Cleaning :

To remove the milky film on the glassware and clean the inside of your dishwasher follow our advice:

Fill the dishwasher with your glassware (no metal, please). Do not use dishwasher detergent. Place a bowl in the bottom of your dishwasher and pour 250 ml of bleach. Trigger the wash cycle, but do not dry. Fill the bowl again with 250 ml of white vinegar and complete a complete cycle. You will eliminate the white film and clean your dishwasher at the same time.

Odors in the dishwasher:

Spread borax in the bottom of your dishwasher and let stand overnight. Using a wet sponge, use borax to scrub the inside of the dishwasher, the door, and the gaskets. No need to rinse, wash the dishes as usual.

– Rusty dishwasher:

To remove rust stains from your dishwasher, fill the Tang tank, and carry out a normal wash cycle, if there is a lot of rust, several treatments will probably be necessary. Do not put dishes or detergent in the dishwasher if you use this process.

– To prevent stains in the dishwasher:

To keep your dishwasher sparkling, use this process. First, mix the following ingredients in a container with a lid: 250 ml borax, 125 ml baking soda. Use: add 30 ml of this mixture to your dishwasher in addition to your usual detergent.

Maintenance Of Tiles, Grouts, And Faucets

In a bathroom, some elements are more difficult to clean than others, despite the existence of many household products to their effectiveness in cleaning the most warm spots, you should know that nothing replaces a good knowledge of cleaning and cleaning techniques. Below are some that can be very useful to you.

– Keep the tiles and grouts clean:

To take the lead in grout maintenance, use a dried gum specially designed for typewriters. Rub the grouts when dry to remove mold and stains as they appear. If you are facing big problems, make a paste with baking soda and bleach and apply on the grout. Let dry, then rinse. Use these products in a well-ventilated area, paying attention to carpets and fabrics. Even the vapors of bleach can discolor towels hanging near the bath.

– Cleaning products for tiles and grouts:

Mix two parts of baking soda, one part of borax and one part of hot water, add water if necessary to form a thick paste. Apply on the tiles and grouts and rub with a soft brush and finally rinse thoroughly.

– Remove traces of soap and mildew on a plastic shower curtain:

Place your shower curtain in the washing machine with 250 ml of white vinegar, 60 to 125 ml of your favorite liquid detergent for laundry, and several old light-colored towels. Fill the washer with hot water and have it run a full wash and rinse cycle, remove it from the washer and hang it immediately on its rod.

– Remove limescale deposits on the showerheads:

Fill a plastic bag for the sandwiches with undiluted white vinegar, tie the bag around the shower head and let it soak overnight. In the morning, remove the bag and scrub the showerhead with a brush, it will be ready for use.

– Clean chrome faucets:

Use white vinegar on a sponge or cloth to remove water stains and soap scum. Dry and polish with a soft cloth. Alcohol is also an excellent cleanser. Apply, then dry and polish.

To quickly shine chrome or any other metal accessory, use a used sheet of fabric softener dry.

– Clean the rails of the shower door:

Plug the drain holes of the rails with paper towels that you will roll in small balls. Pour undiluted white vinegar, soak for thirty minutes, then remove the paper balls and rinse the rails with a spray bottle filled with water. Wipe it off with a clean cloth. This will drive out deposits that have accumulated in the rails.