It should be noted that the surface of an acrylic bathtub requires more careful maintenance and therefore you should familiarize yourself with a number of rules for caring for this material. By following the basic care rules, you will be able to prolong the flawless appearance of your bath.
Acrylic is a durable material. Its surface has a dirt-repellent effect, so that microorganisms do not develop on it. In addition, the acrylic bathroom is not afraid of blows, but at the same time it is easily scratched.
Features of washing an acrylic bath
The main thing is to be careful and careful when washing an acrylic bath. It is not recommended to use powdery and abrasive products as a detergent, as well as a paste containing chlorine, acid, alkali, and ammonia. Such substances contribute to the appearance of scratches on the surface and also lead to a loss of natural color. Before you start cleaning your acrylic bathtub, always carefully read the composition of the cleaning agent you are using. Do not use metal or hard brushes – such brushes will damage the integrity of the acrylic coating.
It is also not recommended to bathe your pets in an acrylic bathtub, put metal basins and buckets in them. Never put various objects in the bath – stools, metal basins and objects, as well as any other household utensils.
What improvised means can be used to wash an acrylic bath
To properly care for your acrylic bathtub, you must use a cleansing liquid as a cleanser. A dishwashing compound, liquid soap, shower gel, etc. is perfect for this purpose.
If you find lime streaks on the surface of the bath, then it is not necessary to wash the entire container completely. It is enough to take a soft cloth, soak it in lemon juice or table vinegar and wipe the surface.
If you notice that some parts of the bath surface begin to darken, then it is enough to rinse the container with running water and wipe it with a dry and soft cloth.
If there are small scratches in the acrylic bathtub, then its surface can be treated with a polishing material, in particular it can be ordinary mastic. Very often they practice furniture polish or car polish for this purpose.
Special means for washing acrylic bathtubs
Special products intended for cleaning the acrylic surface are applied to a napkin and only then to the bath surface. The entire surface of the container is wiped with a napkin and left for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, the product should be washed off well with warm water and wiped dry with a cloth.
To get rid of the appearance of rust qualitatively, it is recommended to use products that are designed to fight rust from acrylic surfaces.
In any case, when choosing a cleaner for acrylic bathtubs, always give preference to special products. Such products will allow not only to gently clean the surface, but also give it shine and protection, in the form of a thin waterproof film.