How to clean a plastic window sill
With the help of such an interior element as a white window sill, home owners can make the room much lighter and noticeably more spacious. But avid indoor plant lovers know how hard it can be to keep it clean. After all wash the plastic window sill circles from under flower pots are quite problematic.
To return to its former snow-white color, you need to use available means. They can handle the removal. yellowish traces from flowerpots no worse than chemicals from specialized stores.
How to clean a plastic window sill: 3 options
You can make an effective window sill cleaner using a bar of laundry soap. Grate it on a coarse grater. Then dissolve the resulting shavings in warm water. Apply the finished mixture to contaminated areas on the windowsill. Squeeze out from above some toothpaste (even the cheapest one). We take a sponge and combine the components, and then rub them on the windowsill. We wait 10 minutes. Then carefully rub the marks from the flowerpots with the abrasive side of the sponge. Remove the cleaning agent using a cloth soaked in water. Ready!
There is a tougher way to deal with dirt on the windowsill. To do this, you should take hydrogen peroxide. Apply it to a sponge and thoroughly wipe all yellowed areas. After 10 minutes, walk along the windowsill with a clean, damp cloth. Important: After such cleaning, it is necessary to ventilate the room.
Well, how can you do without soda when it comes to making homemade cleaning products? It will help both wash the window sill and lightly bleach it. You can use baking soda two ways:
- Method No. 1. Sprinkle baking soda on the windowsill, distributing it evenly over the entire surface. Wet the sponge in table vinegar. We walk through it from above. Leave the foamed solution for 30 minutes. Then remove the applied product from the windowsill with a wet rag and ventilate the home.
- Method No. 2. Combine baking soda and washing powder. Wipe the window sill with a cloth soaked in water. Scatter the prepared dry mixture on top. We wait 2 hours, and then scrub the window sill with a brush. Remove the applied composition and wipe everything dry.
It is impossible to wash a plastic window sill with ordinary water. Therefore, do not waste time and use one of the remedies described above. Afterwards your window sill will be like new: clean and snow-white (no traces of flower pots or yellowness).