Note: using harsh chemicals can affect the warranty of your products, so be sure to check the warranty before you start.  

Bathroom with a wall hung vanity, toilet suite and back to wall bath.

Vanity cleaning and maintenance tips: 

Do:

  • Use soapy water to clean all cabinets and ceramic surfaces. 
  • Use furniture oil sparingly on timber finishes. 

Avoid:

  • Allowing excessive water/moisture to build up – wipe down all units after each use.  
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Tapware cleaning and maintenance tips:   

Do: 

  • Clean your tapware with warm soapy water and a soft cotton cloth, then rinse with clear water. 
  • Dry your tapware with a soft cotton cloth. 
  • Clean and polish regularly (this will reduce the need for heavy cleaning and polishing).  

Avoid: 

  • Any cleaning agents containing acids, polish abrasives or harsh cleaners or soaps.   
  • Abrasive cleaners or chemicals.  

Coloured tapware: Only clean with soapy water and dry with a soft cloth. Never use abrasive cleaners or chemicals as these will damage the colour and finish. 

Shower cleaning and maintenance tips: 

Do: 

  • Use a squeegee to wipe down all surfaces after every shower (this removes residual water spots). 
  • Clean your shower every week using hot water, mild soap and a soft microfibre cloth. Rinse with clean water and dry. 
  • Regularly remove the drain lid and disassemble, clean and replace.  

Avoid: 

  • Any chemical cleaning solutions as these may harm your shower. 
  • All abrasive cleaners, scrapers or pads. 

Showers with roller wheels and tracks: Apply a silicone lubrication spray every three months to extend the life of your shower. 

Bath cleaning and maintenance tips:

Do: 

  • Use a squeegee or sponge to wipe down all surfaces after each use (this removes residual water spots).  

Avoid: 

  • Aggressive or abrasive cleaners. 

Bathroom with wall hung vanity and black mixer tap.

Basin cleaning and maintenance tips: 

Do: 

  • Use a squeegee or sponge to wipe down all surfaces after each use (this removes residual water spots).  

Avoid:

  • Aggressive or abrasive cleaners.   

Toilet cleaning and maintenance tips: 

Do: 

  • Clean the vitreous china after use to stop build-up of dirt and scale. Use warm soapy water, cream or liquid cleaner.  
  • Ensure any dripping taps are fixed – this will prevent stains and limescale build up. 
  • Clean the seat and cover using warm soapy water.  
  • Clean the hinges using soap or a mild detergent. Once the hinges are clean, rinse in clear water and dry. 

Avoid: 

  • Bleach products in the cistern as this may damage the internal fittings. 
  • Bleach on the hinges as this will cause discolouration and pitting. 
  • Leaving bleach in the toilet bowl with the cover closed, as this may cause discolouration of the seat and hinges. 
  • Aggressive or abrasive cleaners that may scratch the surface of the seat. 

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