Easily Clean Dirt and Bacteria Out of Your Kitchen Sink

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Hi, you are watching VisiHow. Today we are going to show you how to clean the bacteria and dirt out of your sink in less than five minutes. Basically, your average sink is metal or porcelain. This sink is cleaned regularly, as most sinks are, however when you put oil any kind of oil into the sink that oil then sticks the sides and causes all the other particles and pieces to stick to it as well.

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    This drainer, in the sink, looks like it might be relatively clean.
    However, if you remove the stopper you can see the drain is not clean.
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    Additionally, let us take the drain from the other side.
    Traditionally these things end up being very dirty. Therefore, what you have to do is scrub the whole sink, which is a very easy process.
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    Turn on the hot water and get a sponge.
    Wet the sponge.
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    Apply soap to the sponge.
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    Scrub the sink walls in a circular motion.
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    Scrub the bottom of the sink.
    Pay special attention to the area where the stopper sits as a can get very dirty. Scrub around the drain a few times. It may take a little bit extra work but generally speaking it doesn't. The hotter the water is the easier it will be to clean because that oil comes right off.
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    See it's not perfect but it is better than it was.
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    This piece of the drain is different in terms of how you have to clean it.
    To clean the top it's a very easy process. Just like inside the drain, scrub around with the rough side of your sponge. If you have steel wool you can use that as well but it will scratch up stainless steel.
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    The problem though, is the bottom of these stoppers.
    Most of the time, you can hold this with your fingers and you can just twist the top and it will come off. Set this metal piece in an area where you will not lose it. Then you want to pull the black pieces apart so that you can clean off the nasty stuff that grows between the black pieces. Now most people don't even think about that when they clean their sink.
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    Get the front and the back scrubbed off.
    If you think of that you are washing your dishes in a nice pool of clean water and you have not cleaned this, when this plugs that up, water goes under there and you have some dirt, grunge, and other unpleasantness in there.
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    Let's clean these black pieces off.
    I'm not paying attention to which way these were attached as far as top or bottom, because it doesn't really matter to me. I have another one right next to me in the other drain and that will let me see how it is supposed to go back together. Here we go, get the nice and clean and make sure that there's nothing in there.
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    I'm going to put the stopper back together.
    Let's look at the bottom of the other one, it is dirty of course, and match the pieces up. Reassemble the black pieces in the same order that the other stopper shows. Reattach the top piece by screwing it on.
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    Give it another rinse and there you go a nice, clean, and shiny sink.
    Thank you for watching VisiHow, check back with us again and we will have some more great videos for you. Have a great day.
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