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08-04-2014 08:28 PM
Due Diligence Sprintcar93, I would love to hear how you make your magic erasers go such a long way. I used one recently for the first time and used it to clean the inside of a shower, including shower door and glass. I pretty much used an entire sponge. Thanks for your help.
07-09-2014 01:05 AM
MabelCampbell
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Originally Posted by Jake6655 View Post
Here's how to do the Shiny Sink

1. Fill sink to the rim with very hot water; add one cup regular bleach. Soak for one hour.
2. Drain and rinse thoroughly.
3. Scrub with Ajax, Bon Ami, or baking soda.
4. Be sure to rinse thoroughly.
5. Shine with Windex or another glass-cleaning spray. Dry thoroughly.
I never clean my sink like these, but it seems to be good. I'll surely use it next time. Thanks for your tips.
06-11-2014 02:02 PM
sprintcar93 Oh yeah, no matter what brand you buy it should not take 2-3 per household. Normally it should take about 2-4 houses before 1 Magic Eraser is used up. Personally if I use it I can get 4 houses out of it but an employee I would expect atleast 1 whole house if not 2 whole houses. If you use more than that you are using it wrong. If that is the case either post here or pm me how you are using it and I'll try to guide you in the right direction.
06-11-2014 01:59 PM
sprintcar93 I'm sorry for not getting back to this question but I was on home work duty to keep my grandson on A/B honor roll and we were at the beach a few times. Ah the joy of being retired!

Just as Dollysmaid said, you can get them from the Sponge Outlet. The ones she is talking about are kind of rejects but they still work just fine. We always used them.

And if you choose to buy them in a store always buy the generic brand. I know they are all suppose to be the same but it seems like the Mr. Clean brand flakes off a lot. Or atleast they did when they first came out. Dang... does that show my age?
06-09-2014 08:15 PM
Dollysmaid
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Sprint, do you not find the use of magic erasers gets a bit expensive? Even the cheapest ones that I can find are over 50 cents per piece, and they disintegrate quite quickly, so I'd imagine you'd need 2-4 per household. At 2 per house, 3 houses per day, that is $3/day for just one team of cleaners, $60 per 20 day work month! I like them, but they're more of a treat for me! Our own cleaning products work just as well and as quickly, provided product is given time to sit and do it's thing before tackling with a reusable sponge. The product costs less than $10/m per cleaner.

I know you weren't talking to me, but just wanted to let you know you can order magic eraser type sponges from the sponge outlet for 29 cents each. I buy 300 to a case.Iit sure does make the work easier at times.
Best wishes!
06-07-2014 12:54 AM
griffithjennifer Great post! This is my first to hear about this and I found it is interesting. I'm sure the information you shared here can help a lot of people.
05-19-2014 11:51 AM
bloun We use Barkeeper's Friend as well, but I like the idea of using a Magic Eraser. I am going to give it a try, even though they seem to be a bit pricey.
04-22-2014 11:22 AM
pristineclean87 Sprint, do you not find the use of magic erasers gets a bit expensive? Even the cheapest ones that I can find are over 50 cents per piece, and they disintegrate quite quickly, so I'd imagine you'd need 2-4 per household. At 2 per house, 3 houses per day, that is $3/day for just one team of cleaners, $60 per 20 day work month! I like them, but they're more of a treat for me! Our own cleaning products work just as well and as quickly, provided product is given time to sit and do it's thing before tackling with a reusable sponge. The product costs less than $10/m per cleaner.
04-22-2014 10:58 AM
maryancell001 The first step is to clean the surface of the sink. As we usually wash food and dishes in the sink, food particles and grease will make your sink dirty. A thorough clean up is necessary after everyday's work.
04-21-2014 04:42 AM
cherryrosh But this homemade cleaners are not effective for long terms... So, I use Hydra grease-eater liquid to maintain my sink. This Bio chemical helps in removing blockage, bad odour, fat and oils.
04-18-2014 11:19 PM
DLT55 Barkeepers Friend ( I prefer the liquid and a non-scratch scrubby) for a shiny stainless steel sink and Mr. Clean Magic Eraser removes stains from white porcelain sinks.
03-31-2013 07:05 PM
jeepgirl I do the same as Sprintcar and the OP. I also use an all purpose cleaner, and magic eraser, and dry with paper towels. For white sinks I use chlorox clean up.
I don't use bleach in all sinks, and when using bleach, be careful of copper drains, it can discolor. Actually the only time I use the chlorox clean up is on white sinks.
Can't live without magic erasers! A word about comet, softscrub etc, they leave a residue and make extra work. I don't use those products.
03-30-2013 01:15 AM
melvinpowell If you have water spots on your stainless steel sink, try rubbing them a soft cloth dampened with olive oil, then buff with a dry cloth. This should not only remove water spots, but make your stainless steel sink shine like new.Never use silver cleaners or polish on your stainless steel as they may leave a stain.
03-27-2013 02:21 PM
Preston Cleaners Just scrub with bleach, rinse thoroughly & polish with metal polish or equivalent
03-25-2013 04:47 AM
allennlieu For, Cleaning sink you need to follow this steps like first of all scrub that dirty sink, try to protect your sinks from stains & scratches, use backing soda to clan solid corian and use vinegar for lime. So, this tips will give you brighten sink.
03-11-2013 02:23 AM
ttcleaning Thank you for you great tips, here's my tips for cleaning stainless steel appliances:

For the stainless steel faucet and sink:
1. Simply squeeze soft cleanser (I use Bar Keepers Friend) on a wet sponge.
2. With the sponge you can rub in circles on the stainless steel surface.
3. Rinse it off with water.
4. Use a dry cloth to wipe it down.
5. Wash your hands and done.
For the exterior of stainless steel appliances, like fridge, range hood and microwave:
1. Spray stainless steel cleaner (I use Zep) on stainless steel appliances.
2. Wipe it off with a paper towel.
02-27-2013 03:12 AM
starramp Cleaning the sink surface is should be your first step/ We basically wash dishes and food and food, grease and food particles will lead to make dirty sink. On regular basis if you are not cleaning the sink, the thorough cleanup is essential.
08-29-2012 03:34 PM
cleaner chester
Cleaning the sink and leaving it shiny.

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Originally Posted by Jake6655 View Post
Here's how to do the Shiny Sink

1. Fill sink to the rim with very hot water; add one cup regular bleach. Soak for one hour.
2. Drain and rinse thoroughly.
3. Scrub with Ajax, Bon Ami, or baking soda.
4. Be sure to rinse thoroughly.
5. Shine with Windex or another glass-cleaning spray. Dry thoroughly.
Great tip. We normally buff it all up with a tea towel after its all been bleached.
07-30-2012 08:57 PM
MaidsCleanGreen Great tip SprintCar! I will try that one out!
07-30-2012 07:43 PM
sprintcar93 Every time I see all the effort people put in to cleaning things I always think to myself... if I had to do all that, I'd say the hell with it and quit. lol People make things really hard when cleaning really is so simple since the Magic Eraser came out. Magic Eraser... water... done.

Just an fyi MCG... try not drying or wiping the sink or shower or what ever you use the Magic Eraser on. Use this rule... always rinse within 30 seconds... don't clean the whole shower, just 1 wall at a time... rinse and do not dry. You will see it dries spot free.
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