Australian residents are going wild over an unlikely cleaning hack that promises to fix a very common problem in many homes.
Sharing on a popular Facebook group, home cleaning experts have revealed how tomato sauce is a “miracle worker” on stubborn stains around bathroom taps and sinkholes. Marble Shower Base
Scores have shared before and after photos to show how the condiment removes the rust, calcium build-up and black scum stains with no scrubbing or harsh chemicals.
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Many complain that the unsightly stains have often been hard to remove with traditional cleaning product and techniques - until now.
“Whoever came up with the tomato sauce tap hack, you’re a genius,” said one Facebook user.
“Have tried everything, and nothing worked like this. No scrubbing, no effort. I’m blown away.”
Many others agreed, sharing photos of their transformed bathroom areas.
“Thanks to this group I learnt the tomato sauce around the tap trick. OMG it’s amazing mine was terrible. Left it overnight,” another wrote on Mums Who Clean Facebook page.
Explaining her technique, the mum elaborated: “I just put it all around the base, left it overnight and rinsed it off and cleaned as normal. It was perfect.”
It’s believed the acid in the tomato sauce is what helps break down the dirt and build-up around the taps.
Many were keen to give the unlikely hack a go in their bathrooms, saying they had “no idea” that the condiment could be used for cleaning.
Added another: “Who thinks of these cleaning ideas? Tomato sauce, I’ll be damned!”
Wrote a third: “Sooo doing this!”
Said one more: “I need to try this.”
Another responded: “OMG, I haven’t heard of this before. I will be giving it a go tomorrow.”
Simply squirt a generous amount of the sauce around and over the areas and leave it to work its magic.
After a few hours - or overnight - give the area a gentle wipe or scrub before rinsing away the sauce and scum.
You’re then left with a sparkling clean sink area that looks brand new.
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By Bryce Luff / WA News
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