Array
Home Care

How-To: Clean Your Kitchen Sink And Drain Properly

This four-step method can help you avoid clogging in the future, too!

Shares
Photography: Interior Design Ideas (Main Photo)

Given how much water runs through the kitchen sink in an entire day, one would think that it would be relatively clean. Little do we know, water isn't enough to keep the germs and bacteria out—you need to sanitize! Keep your cooking corner disposal clean and safe with this step-by-step guide: 

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

What you need: 

  • Dishwashing Liquid
  • Soap
  • White Vinegar
  • Baking Soda
  • Lemon 
  • Old Toothbrush
  • Washcloth
  • Paper Towels

CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

How-to: 

1. Sprinkle baking soda onto the surface of your sink while working it into a paste as you scrub the area. Next, line the sink with paper towels soaked in white vinegar. Allow these to sit for 10 to 20 minutes. Dispose of the paper towels and rinse everything thoroughly.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

2. For the faucets and other handles, wipe them with a mild soapy solution. You can use a soft toothbrush to get in the hard-to-reach areas. Rinse thoroughly. 

3. Sprinkle a half cup of baking soda down the drain then add one cup of white vinegar. This mixture will fizz and make a bit of noise which means it's working. Allow this to work for a few minutes while you boil a kettle of hot water. Pour boiling water down the drain.

4. Last but not the least, cut a lemon or lime in half. While the water is running, squeeze in lemon juice to the disposal. This will help clean and deodorize your drain further.

SOURCE: Apartment Therapy — How To Clean Your Kitchen Sink & Disposal

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares

Read more stories about

Latest Stories

How to Properly Clean, Disinfect Your Child's Toys During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cleaning and disinfecting can help lessen the spread of viruses in your home.

Pink Plants You Can Buy Online for Your Indoor Garden

Add a pop of color to your indoor garden!

Organizing Tips to Help You Declutter Your Home (and Your Mind)

These methods can help you get started!

Real Living Readers Share Their Home Improvement Projects During Quarantine

A bit of rearranging can make a big difference!

Quick Ways to Disinfect Your Plastic Chopping Board

FYI, it's one of the dirtiest items in your kitchen.

What You Need to Know About Your Meralco Bill

Customers complained that the amount on their May bill doubled or tripled compared to previous months.

This 78sqm Multi-bedroom Condo Offers an Elegant and Homey Filipino Vibe

Architect Angelo Siochi proves that statement pieces will always have a place even in small spaces.
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!