Post Wedding Chores: How to Clean a Showerhead

Cleaning your showerhead regularly is important if you want to maintain the hygiene of your bathroom and want the showerhead to work efficiently. A lot of times showerheads spray a little unevenly because they are clogged with mineral deposits.

So if you want water to flow freely through your showerhead, then you need to get rid of these deposits and you would need to use a vinegar solution to get this done.

Sometimes you might even need to remove the showerhead from the shower arm to clean them.

With the help of this guide, you will be able to clean your showerhead in no time at all!

1. Cleaning your Removable Showerheads

Materials needed:

  • Vinegar
  • Toothbrush
  • Pot
  • Soft Cloth
  • Wrench

Instructions:

 

  1. The first step requires you to remove a showerhead by turning it clockwise. If it is not easy to twist, then you can wrap an old cloth around the connecting nut and then loosen it with a wrench.
  2. Now, take a pot filled with a vinegar solution and immerse your showerhead into it. Make sure you use a pot which is adequately sized and not too big.
  3. Just cover the pot with enough vinegar solution so that the showerhead is covered with it. Vinegar solution will help in dissolving the mineral deposits on the showerheads and will help in cleaning the showerhead.
  4. Keep the showerhead in the vinegar solution for an entire night. Make sure that you don’t let the showerhead stay in the vinegar solution for more than 30 minutes if it is made from brass, nickel or gold finish. If your showerhead is made of metal and you have to clean it quickly, then you can place your pot on a stove and simmer the solution for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Once this is done, then take the showerhead out and rinse it with water. You will see the mineral deposits coming off.
  6. Use a toothbrush to get rid of any residue from the showerhead. Make sure that you scrub the holes properly.
  7. Then use a soft cloth to polish the showerhead and dry it.
  8. Then you can put the showerhead back into the pipe and screw it back on
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Also read: Best High Pressure Shower Heads

2. Advanced Non-Removable Showerheads

Clean Shower Head

 

Materials needed:

  • Vinegar
  • Toothbrush
  • Plastic Bag
  • String
  • Soft Cloth

Instructions:

 

  1. Fill a plastic bag with vinegar solution but don’t fill it to the brim. Let there be some space for the showerhead to be immersed.
  2. Tie this bag over the showerhead and make sure that the showerhead is immersed in the vinegar solution properly.
  3. Now use a string to tie the bag securely in its place.
  4. Let this bag stay in place for 30 minutes at least. If your showerhead is quite dirty, then soak it for a longer period of time.
  5. After some time, remove the bag and empty the vinegar solution.
  6. After a few minutes, turn on the shower so that the residual mineral deposits can be rinsed off.
  7. Now, turn off the shower and use a toothbrush to clean the shower holes and use a soft cloth to dry it and polish it.

The Ultimate Hacklist to Tea Tree Oil for Skin and Hair

Tea Tree is an essential oil that can be used to keep your hair healthy, nails clean, skin nourished, and so on. It is an inexpensive oil and safe to use which makes it useful for a variety of things. Want to know more about the benefits of using this essential oil?

We have listed down the top 8 amazing benefits of using this Tea Tree essential oil in your daily life:

1. Treats Acne

One of the most important benefits of using a tea tree oil is that it can help you in getting rid of the acne while not giving any side effects like most other medicines which are used.

Tea Tree Oil

You can make a gentle tea tree oil face wash at home and then use it daily to keep your skin free of acne-causing bacteria!

2. Offers Healthy Hair

Another benefit of using a tea tree oil is that it is really good for your hair and scalp and can soothe the dry flaking skin on your scalp and get rid of dandruff too! It can also be used to remove lice from your hair. You can make a homemade shampoo by mixing this oil with aloe vera, coconut oil, and other essential oils. Apart from essential oils, Hair vitamins like sugar bear hair also work out pretty good.

3. Great Household Cleaner

Since this oil has powerful antimicrobial properties, it is quite effective in killing bad bacteria and makes a good household cleaner to be used in your kitchen, shower, toilet, countertops, and so on.

4. Treating Eczema and Psoriasis

It is also beneficial in treating most kinds of inflammation including eczema and psoriasis. You can use it on the affected area in the form of a homemade lotion. Just mix a few drops of tea tree oil, coconut oil, and lavender oil and use this mixture for treating eczema and psoriasis.

5. Getting Rid of Molds

Another great benefit of using a Tea Tree Oil is that it is a great mold repellant and can ensure that no mold grows in your house. A lot of times people aren’t aware of the mold growing inside their house. In such situations, you can use a diffuser filled with tea tree oil or spray the tea tree oil in the shower, laundry machine, etc. to kill the bad bacteria and prevent mold from forming in your house.

 

6. Acts as a Deodorant

Another advantage of using this oil is that due to its antimicrobial properties, it is really effective in eliminating the body odor. It can destroy the bacteria which cause the body odor and can be also used to remove the bad smell from shoes and sports gear.

7. Prevents Cancer

This oil is known to have anti-cancer benefits which make it an amazing essential oil to use to prevent cancer.

8. Treats Wounds

When you mix this oil with lavender oil, it acts as a perfect wound ointment and can help in healing your cuts, burns, scrapes, etc. quickly. Make sure you clean the wound properly before you apply this oil on it and then cover it with a bandage to prevent any infections.

How to prepare for Miss Universe

Miss America is the most awaited and famous beauty competition in the America, It’s a platform by which you can take part in Miss Universe competition where the winner from national pageant across the universe, compete to win the crown.

Commonly, a country’s participant has selected first then it can participate for Ms. Universe form. Women must take proper steps to make sure they enter or qualify and even aim for winning the Ms. Universe competition.

Checklist to prepare for Ms. Universe is following:-

1. Age requirements:

The contest is very strict regarding the age of the contestants.  All the contestants should between the age of 18 years to 27 years only as of  1st January in the same year of which they are competing, otherwise, they are not allowed to participate in the contest.

2. Enter the competition:

All the contestants who want to apply for the Miss Universe, they must do it by first applying through the national director of their respective nations. In the USA, all participants should qualify Ms. USA competition first by approaching their directors of the state they are living in then they can apply for the Miss Universe.

3. Maintain the shape:-

For this contest, one should have good shape and figure, or be in shape you must do regular exercise and try to eat food that is healthy. Always remember one thing, Participants are judged on their looks and shape, they are made to wear a bikini that totally depends on the shape of the body. the So you should focus on wearing shapewear and corsets that will give you the much-desired hourglass figure.The minimum height to enter the contest is 5′ feet, 4″ inches tall.

Maintain the shape

4. Care Of the skin:-

There are so many products that guaranteed of the removal of scars, acne and lighten up the skin tone. When you are in contact with the sun always use the sunscreen that will help you from the skin damage.

5. Scars free skin:-

For Miss Universe contest one should have scars free skin, in the market there many brands which are providing the bb creams for removal of cuts and scars. Apart from scars stretch marks are one the famous problem so for the contest you should not have any stretch mark too.

Scars free skin

6. Removing the unwanted hairs:-

Most of the participants choose to wax, which lasts for some days. You must wax before the competition with enough days to spare so that the effects of waxing doesn’ t show on the skin. Take proper measures to wax the necessary parts like armpits and legs.

7. Take the Coaching from an Expert:-

You should work with a coach, who will teach you about the contest. From the help of the coach, you will come to know about the posting, walking and standing style. And also guide you to how you can be in shape and give you tips for the skin care.

I hope if you are an aspiring Miss Universe participant, this article will help you to make the checklist so that you can prepare well. If you still have any queries feel free to contact me.

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