How to clean a mirror

Cleaning the bathroom is a hated chore, with 38% of Brits despising it more than cleaning any other room in the house, according to Tombola.

Once you've finished cleaning the toilet, unclogging the sink and descaling the shower, you may be ready to hang up the cleaning cloth and call it a day. But buffing up the mirror provides the finishing touch that will give the room that freshly cleaned feeling.

How to clean a mirror

Whether you have a bathroom, bedroom or hallway mirror to tackle, follow our advice for a streak-free finish every time...

How to clean a mirror

How to stop a mirror from steaming up

To stop the mirror steaming up, wipe it with a drop of neat (not diluted) washing up liquid. Next, buff the liquid in with kitchen paper. Doing this will leave your mirror clear, even if it’s in a steamy bathroom, for around a fortnight.

GHI Tip: Looking for an eco-friendly way to clean your mirrors? Try making your own solution using one part distilled white vinegar to nine parts water.

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