Melamine sponges, or Magic purity
The dream of the mistress! And a huge advantage: a miracle sponge absorbs up to 300 ml of water, and water does not drain from it. Melamine sponges excite the consciousness of many modern housewives. For several years now they have helped us to get rid of old spots, and in people they are called miracle sponges. This is not surprising! Enthusiastic reviews of them are found everywhere: from magazines for women to word-of-mouth radio. But what is their secret?
The answer is quite simple - in the material. Such a cleaning sponge consists of melamine foam, which removes dirt, penetrating deep into the pores of the surface. It is enough to moisten this "miracle" with warm water - and stains are easily cleaned from a wide variety of surfaces: glass ceramics, wallpaper, linoleum and even plastic.
Melamine sponges absorb particles of dirt, thereby cleaning the surface. The main feature of such a cleaning agent is abrasive particles, but, despite their presence in their composition, sponges leave no traces on the surfaces. Without problems, it will wash out the oven and microwave, leaving no traces and smell, just such a sponge. Melamine sponge is completely harmless. However, manufacturers do not recommend using it for daily dish washing.
How to use melamine sponges? Extremely easy: just moisten with warm water, gently squeeze (do not twist and stretch the sponge, you just need to hold it between your hands) and wipe the dirty surface. To rub the entire sponge kitchen stove is not necessary, because the principle of the miracle-sponge resembles an eraser - melamine is quickly erased. The sponge will last much longer if you cut the pieces as it is necessary, for good, this material is soft.
Virtues of a melamine sponge are many:
- Cleansing ability. Sponge copes with most of the "home" spots, while it has absolutely no smell, does not spoil the surface and relieves us of the need to use household chemicals.
- Absorbency. A stunning effect is provided regardless of whether a dry or damp sponge you use. However, it should be remembered that melamine is afraid of high temperatures, and therefore - you need to use warm water, or better - cold.
- Structural features. Due to its porous structure, melamine sponges perfectly retain soft dirt. The cleaning capacity of the sponge will last longer if you do not rinse it too often.
In all there are pros and cons, so before you start cleaning, test this cleaner on invisible areas.
The properties of sponges have been said a lot, but who produces them and where you can buy this "miracle", someone may not know.
Scotch-Brite sponges are the most common in our country. Melamine sponge of this Turkish company is intended for cleaning of any hard surfaces. With this cleaner you can easily get rid of the lime coating, traces of pencils and ink, as well as - soap divorces on the mirrors.
When cleaning lacquered and polished, as well as surfaces painted with water-based paint, you should be extremely cautious.