Yes, folks….the letter “C” about sums up today’s post 😀
So, how do you like my “artistic” photos for the letter “C”? Enough to make you “C”ringe, ya? 😀
This little bit of my kitchen took more than the 15 minutes….but not much more. I think with all the purging and scrubbing it took me about 30 minutes to do this section. Cabinets top and bottom as well with a good wipe down to remove dust and whatever else was hiding on the door tops.
After clearing the counter of everything, then giving the sink AND counter a good and thorough scrubbing with Clorox Soft Scrub…..
I spent another few minutes wiping up the cleaner and rinsing the sinks out.
Normally I would do the following step to BOTH sinks at the same time. We are experiencing temperatures in the 19 to 24 degree (F) range and I have to worry about frozen pipes under our mobile home. Which I’ve had to call for help to have them thawed out twice. So now I don’t take any chances. When the temperatures drop I leave the cold water tap run in a thin stream or a fast drip.
So this bit of cleansing will be done one sink at a time. 1/4 cup Bleach…
I am awaiting my Honey to do a “Honey Do” and affix the Formica strip back in place on our counter top. Living in a mobile home, the manufacturers slap things together with little “dots” of adhesive. Enough to hold the thing in place during delivery then who cares when it pops off. Not their job man. If Joe doesn’t get to this project soon…..I’ll do it myself and he’ll bawl about how I did it and that I did it wrong. It is no excuse to leave this hanging as it is because we are hardly home much, but it flaps and frustrates me. I’ve attached it in a couple places with some packing tape but it still yawns open.
Okay, enough of that….back on track. Fill the sink with HOT water and add the bleach while the water is filling the sink.
And I DO mean FILL the sink.
Leave this sit until the water cools down to a warm temperature. Warm enough that when you stick your hand in to take the stopper out it doesn’t hurt from a hot water burn.
If you are not paranoid about frozen water pipes then do this to both of your sinks at one time. Goes faster that way.
The counter looks so much better. Yes, the water is running quite a bit faster than a thin stream or a fast drip. That is because I have really warm water running on a cloth so I can rinse off my cupboard doors and fronts to the stove and dishwasher.
Clutter free counter top. This makes me SMILE 🙂
Don’t forget the dishwasher. We have fairly hard water here and I need to get the sprayers cleared of calcium build up.
I will do this with vinegar. 1 cup of vinegar.
Start your EMPTY dishwasher on the first wash cycle setting. When you hear it begin the swooshing sound of the washing, that is when you add the vinegar.
Now let your dishwasher completely go through the wash and rinse cycles.
Tomorrow’s 15 minutes will be spent on the buffet.
I think, for the time being, I will forget about this mess and focus on THIS 😀
Okay, now off to my craft room to work on more of the Post-It-Note Holders and make an instructional video on making them.
Everyone have an awesome day 🙂