How to Clean Plastic - Part One
Posted on Mar 7 2012 at 07:48:57 AM in How-To
Have you ever thought how many of your possessions are made from plastic? Look around and see. Almost everything has at least a small plastic part. Even though plastic is such a widely spread material, most of us still do not know how to take care of it. Here in this article, you can find a general cleaning method for almost all plastic items. Do not use it on electronic items, because they will be damaged by the water. Here is how to clean plastic:
Before you begin with the cleaning of the item, you must find an appropriate place where to do it. Cleaners Frankston say that it all depends on the size of the item. If you are going to clean a big item like a storage container, a plastic furniture etc., you might want to clean it outside if the weather is good. If not, you can use the bath tub, or the bathroom if you do not have a tub. If you are going to clean a small toy, a decoration or something that big, you can use the kitchen or bathroom sink.
Now, when you have decided where you are going to do the cleaning, you will need to gather all your cleaning products. You should do this in advance because if you have to go and search for everything while you are cleaning, you will loose a lot of time.
The first thing that you have to do when you start with the cleaning is to soak the plastic in water. If you are working in a sink, fill it with warm water and add some liquid dish washing detergent. Leave the item to soak for about 10 minutes. If you are working outside, Cleaners Burnswick suggest you take a garden hose and spray your item with water. Leave it for a few minutes and spray it again. After the second spraying, leave it again for 5 minutes and do it again. This time continue to the next step immediately.
Read part two of the article to find out how to continue with the cleaning.