Cleaning With Bleach – The Smart Way

Cleaning With BleachWhen used properly, bleach can be a really effective cleaning solution. Having said this, bleach is also highly toxic and corrosive to many surfaces and materials. This is why you need to be very careful when using bleach and take all necessary safety precautions. On the practical side, what can be cleaned using bleach? The answer is many things. Read on below for some smart tips on how you can use bleach.

Bleach is great at removing mould and mildew from exterior and interior surfaces; bleach should be diluted to a water solution, and don’t forget to wear long sleeve clothing and rubber gloves when cleaning surfaces with bleach;

-Bleach is also great at removing mould and mildew from different fabrics and clothing; in this case though you treat the stained area using washing powder or powdered detergent then wash the item on the hottest temperature possible, add quarter cup of oxygen bleach to the bleach compartment of your washing machine;

*Use diluted bleach on almost any hard surface where mould or mildew is growing, use diluted bleach for more delicate surfaces;

-According to End of Tenancy bleach is great at sterilising different items, sterilise any item or object effectively using bleach; soak and wash items you need sterilised in a solution of hot water, half a cup of undiluted bleach and a small amount of detergent, wash everything for about ten or so minutes and rinse thoroughly;

-Bleach is good for when you need to disinfect food preparation surfaces around the kitchen, including chopping boards, knives etc. bleach will kill off all germs and bacteria growing on surfaces and materials, especially important for meat cleavers, meat chopping boards etc. Don’t forget to wash all disinfected items and surfaces using hot water;

Cleaning With Bleach-Bleach is used to restore the shine and sparkle of glassware and crockery, add a tablespoon of bleach to your detergent solution when washing glassware and the cleaning properties of bleach will do the rest, crockery can be cleaned directly using bleach, though you need to wear rubber gloves and do this in a well-ventilated area;

Bleach makes a great all-purpose home disinfectant, use bleach and water solution to disinfect rubbish bins, bathroom and toilet features etc. Keep in mind that you need to wash all items and surfaces you clean using hot water in order to remove traces of bleach;

Bleach works like a charm on dulled outdoor plastic furniture, it won’t cause damage to the plastic;