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Kitchen
 
 
Q :   How do I remove stubborn grease stains on gas stove?
 
 
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Spray Magiclean Kitchen cleaner on grease spots and scrub them off with wire-bristle brush. It’s fast and easy!

     
   
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Q :   Why is the grime at ventilating fan so difficult to come off?
 
 
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New grime can be easily removed by using Magiclean Kitchen cleaner. However, exposure to the air oxidizes the grime. The sticky, resin-like layer is difficult to come off unless you use a strong detergent. Most families clean their ventilating fan only 2 to 3 times a year. The grime is a perfect habitat for germs to grow. Therefore, it is advisable to clean the ventilating fan once a week before the grime becomes tough. Regular cleaning also helps ensure a clean and healthy living environment for your family.

     
   
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Q :   How should I clean the sinkhole and the waste disposer?
 
 
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Clean the sinkhole regularly to prevent clog. You can clean the waste disposer with diluted Magiclen Kitchen cleaner. For plastic waste disposer, you can soak it in diluted bleach to remove the stains and disinfect it. Change the sink filter regularly to reduce accumulation of waste.

     
   
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Q :   Can I clean metal components with bleach?
 
 
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As oxidation corrodes metal, do not use bleach to clean metal parts. However, you can use bleach on plastics and glass.

     
   
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Q :   How do I keep grease away from the pots and sink?
 
 
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Add some vinegar to the detergent and use it to clean your cooking utensils. You’ll be surprised by its amazing result!

     
   
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Q :   The exterior of my fridge is stained by grease. Can I use Magiclean to clean it?
 
 
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If the stain is fresh and minor, spray Magiclean Glass cleaner on the spot and wipe clean. To remove stubborn stain, use Magiclean Kitchen cleaner. Do not spray it directly on the spot to avoid discolouration. Spray it on a cloth before cleaning the spot. Remember to use clean water to wipe the spot again.

     
   
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Bathroom
 
 
Q :   How do I get rid of soap stain on the bathtub and washbasin?
 
 
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Soap stain is a result of the chemical reaction between the content in soap and shower cream, human sebum, calcium and magnesium in water. When not treated regularly, it will accumulate and leave a thick deposit. To get rid of it, spray Magiclean Bathroom cleaner on the stained area. The citric acid will decompose the stain immediately. Clean the area with wet sponge. For stubborn stain, place a damp paper towel on the spot and followed by a spray of  Magiclean Bathroom cleaner. Leave it for 30 minutes, then wipe clean with clean water.

     
   
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Q :   How do I clean water stain and soap stain on glass surface?
 
 
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Use Magiclean Glass cleaner to clean glass and mirror in the bathroom. It restores shine and forms a protective layer to help keep dust and fog away. It delivers amazing result in humid bathroom. For ground glass and glass with decorative patterns, spray Magiclean Bathroom cleaner on the stain and clean it with a brush.

     
   
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Q :   How do I treat mouldy spots on the wall and ceiling?
 
 
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Dilute 1 portion of Magiclean Bathroom cleaner in 5 portions of water. Dampen the cloth and rub the mouldy surface gently. Wipe the area again with clean water. Remember to wear gloves and work clothes. When cleaning, avoid mould contact with the eyes. Ensure that there is good ventilation. Open the window or switch on the ventilating fan if necessary.

     
   
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Q :   How do I prevent mould in the bathroom?
 
 
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Mould needs water, nutrients and a suitable temperature to survive. Hence, the bathroom is the perfect setting for it to grow. To prevent mould, the most effect way is to deprive it from these life-support elements in your surrounding:

     
   
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Open the window and turn on the ventilating fan regularly to dry the air in the bathroom. To reduce moisture, do not keep water in the bathtub or washbasin unless it is necessary.
   
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Rinse and wipe the wall and floor after each shower. Place your toiletries in vertical position to keep them dry.
   
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As it is not easy to clean the wall and ceiling, apply some type of spray.
   
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Clean mould-prone areas such as toilet, water tap and sinkhole as often as possible.
   
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Hang your clothes to dry after laundry.
   
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Spray antifungal solution or apply Magiclean Bathroom cleaner every day to prevent mould.
   
     
   
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Toilet
 
 
Q :   Is it dangerous to mix toilet detergents?
 
 
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Yes! Do not mix a detergent with a different type when you run low on supply. This is absolutely dangerous. There are acidic, neutral or alkaline detergents. Mixing acidic detergent with detergent that contains chlorine may produce poisonous fume that poses potential danger to human. If you feel uncomfortable, rest in a well ventilated place. If symptoms persist or aggravate, seek medical treatment immediately.

     
   
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Q :   How do I deodorize the toilet effectively?
 
 
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Using strong fragrance may backfire—the odd smell is unbearable. This is because fragrances do not remove the odour; they merely conceal it. Therefore, use Bathroom Magiclean! Its powerful formula can effectively remove stains and grimes while deodorizes foul smell immediately, leaving your toilet clean and fresh.

     
   
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Q :   How do I treat the dark stains in between the tiles?
 
 
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Spray Magiclean Toilet cleaner on the tiles. Clean the grout in between the tiles with a toothbrush. Rinse off with clean water. Voila! Clean and sparkling tiles, even the grout too!

     
   
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Q :   How do I make my toilet as clean and bright as new?
 
 
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Leave the toilet seat up. Spray Magiclean Toilet cleaner on the interior of the toilet bowl. Leave it for a few minutes before scrubbing the surface and rim with a toilet brush.
   
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Clean the exterior of the toilet bowl, the seat and lid with Magiclean Toilet cleaner.
   
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Clean the interior of the water tank with sponge brush until clean.
   
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Wipe the exterior of the toilet dry with a cloth. By now, it is as good as new!
   
     
   
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Living Room
 
 
Q :   How do I clean a stained carpet?
 
 
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You have to treat the stain based on its source. To avoid the stain from spreading, scrub it inward. When the stain is removed, gently scrub the surrounding area to reduce the visibility of colour disparity. Below are the treatment methods for different types of stains:

     
   
Liquid stain (liquor, soy sauce, coffee, etc). Dry the stained area with cloth or face tissue. Use a slightly damp cloth to wipe up the stain to prevent it from spreading. Dilute Magiclean Floor cleaner in water (1:5). Dampen a towel with the solution and scrub the stain repeatedly until it comes off. Finish the treatment by wiping the spot with clean water.
   
Greasy stain (oil, sauce, salad cream). Dry the stained area with face tissue. Remove solid residues immediately. Dilute Magiclean Floor cleaner in water (1:5) and make foam. Dip a toothbrush in the foam and scrub the stain repeatedly. Finish the treatment by wiping the spot with clean water. Because foam dissolves much more easily in fats, oils, lipids and does not penetrate easily into carpet, it gives better cleaning result.
   
Chewing gum. Place ice cubes in plastic bag. Rub the ice cubes on the gum until it gets hard enough. Once the piece has hardened, pull it out with a cloth or scrape it off with something blunt and hard. If some gum still remains on the carpet, pour some naphtha on the cloth to rub the gum off.
   
Others (ink, calligraphy ink). Follow treatment method for liquid stain. Wipe up the stain to prevent it from spreading. However, this type of stain is not easy to remove. It may leave a mark.
   
     
   
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Q :   How do I clean places like the gap between the wall and the cupboard, corner of a wall and under the bed?
 
 
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It is hard to exert force to clean these areas using vacuum cleaner or broom. Why not use Magiclean Wiper Mop, which is able to swivel 360º for extremely easy all-angle cleaning.

     
   
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Q :   How do I clean glass windows which have decorative patterns?
 
 
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The uneven surface of the glass makes it dust-prone. Spray Glass Magiclean on the glass and clean it with an old toothbrush. Rinse with clean water and wipe with a dry cloth.

     
   
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Q :   How do I remove adhesive residue from glass surface?
 
 
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To remove the sticky residue of an adhesive label from glass surface, apply some turpentine or naphtha and rub it off. Avoid contact with window frame as it may cause discolouration of paint.

     
   
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Q :   How do I remove adhesive stickers from cupboard, desk and wall?
 
 
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Use hair dryer to blow hot air at the stickers from a distance of about 20cm before removing them. If there is residue on the surface, rub it off with cloth dampened with naphtha. However, before you start, make sure that the coating or paint will not discolour when exposed to naphtha.

     
   
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Q :   Can I clean wood furniture with water?
 
 
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Avoid cleaning wood furniture with water, acidic or alkaline detergent. You can apply a protective wax coating to new wood furniture to prevent moisture. Use Magiclean Wipe to wipe off the dust.

     
   
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