There’s nothing like a sparkling clean bathroom, is there? When your bathroom is clean, you can rest easy knowing that there are no harmful germs or bacteria in what is supposed to be the second cleanest (next to the kitchen, that is) room in your home. But even if your bathroom’s fixtures, floors, and walls are clean and your bathroom mirror isn’t, this can easily dampen your enthusiasm for spending some quality time in your bathroom. Besides, having a dirty bathroom mirror will not make it easy for you to style or groom yourself, either.
So in order to clean your bathroom mirror, whether you have illuminated mirrors or just ordinary bathroom mirrors, here’s what you need to know.
The cleaning materials you need…
A micro-fiber cloth is the first item you need when it comes to cleaning your illuminated bathroom mirrors, such as those from http://lightmirrors.co.uk or any bathroom mirrors. The good aspect about microfiber cloths is that they are lint-free and are very absorbent as well. Also, microfiber cloth dries quickly, making it easier for you to clean your bathroom mirrors with lights.
Other items you need for cleaning your bathroom mirror lights like a professional is rubbing alcohol, cotton balls or pads, and a glass cleaner. The glass cleaner you choose can either be home-made or bought in a store – it’s up to you. For home-made glass cleaner, all you need is a mixture of equal parts water and vinegar.
Steps to cleaning your LED bathroom mirrors:
1. Place a few drops of alcohol on a cotton ball or pad
Get a cotton ball or pad and place a few drops of the alcohol on it. Then quickly look over your mirror to see if there is any grime or dirt, such as splatters of toothpaste, shaving cream, gel, and the like. Rub these splatters away with the cotton ball.
2. Spray the illuminated mirror with the glass cleaner
After wiping away the splatters on your bathroom mirror, spray the surface of the mirror with the glass cleaner (home-made or store-bought). Be careful of overspraying though, as you only want a mist on your mirror’s surface rather than a complete drenching.
3. Wipe the mirror’s surface with the microfiber cloth
The next step is to fold your cloth into four quarters, so you have several clean cloth surfaces to wipe the mirror with. The best way to wipe your mirror is to begin with the mirror’s top right corner and gently move the cloth towards the top left side. Then simply swoop the cloth downwards in a zigzag pattern until you reach the bottom of the mirror. This method of wiping the mirror also eliminates the risk of any streaking on the surface. If the mirror is still a bit hazy, then use the other side of the microfiber cloth to wipe it down again, always making sure that you wipe it in a zigzag motion.
4. Check the mirror for any markings
After wiping the mirror from top to bottom, check it for any markings or leftover dirt or grime by removing it from the wall and tilting it at a 45-degree angle. If there are any leftover stains, simply spray them with the glass cleaner and buff them with the microfiber cloth until no stain remains.
When it comes to keeping your illuminated bathroom cabinets and mirrors squeaky clean, you always want to use the same materials. This way, you are assured of clean, sparkling mirrors every single day.
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