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Monday's Ask the Experts: Polishing porcelain

June 25, 2012

Monday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: How do I get the "polished look" on bathroom fixtures (porcelain) in the bathrooms that I clean?

The answer:

While porcelain and vitreous china (both used for bath room fixtures) are, technically, not the same, they are both ceramic materials with a glassy surface produced by firing the molded clay with a glaze that leaves a smooth shiny surface that is waterproof and easily cleaned. An undamaged glaze may be restored by careful cleaning with any nonabrasive product that will remove ... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor

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