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How to Prevent Sink Staining

Feb 26, 2015

There is nothing more frustrating than finding that your kitchen sink is stained from coffee, tea and food. Stains can make even a new sink look old and outdated. Fortunately, there are a few ways toprevent stains and keep your kitchen sink bright and white.

How to Prevent Stains:
  • Keep the Sink Dry - Keep your sink dry in between uses. Turn off the faucet and repair any leaks (even small ones) to keep liquids from sitting in the sink and staining the basin.
  • Clean After Use - Be sure to rinse your sink thoroughly after pouring acidic foods, such as tomato juice, coffee or tea into the sink. You should also use a cleaner and sponge to remove any grime from the sink once a day.
  • Use Bleach - If you do notice some staining beginning to appear in your porcelain sink, line the sink with a double layer of paper towels. Then sprinkle enough bleach on the towels to dampen them. Leave them in place overnight and wipe them done in the morning.

For more tips on how to keep your kitchen sink bright and white, check out this article from SFGate. You can also contact bluefrog Plumbing + Drain with any questions you have about your home plumbing. Our experienced technicians can help you with all of your repair and installation needs. Call us today to contact our professional plumbing technicians - we are available 24/7 with no overtime fees!

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