How to Clean your Ceramic Coasters
Your designer coasters are beautiful and you want to preserve them for as long as you can. Here are some cleaning instructions for your ceramic beauties to keep their artwork clean.
Step 1 - Supplies That You Will Need
1) A cereal size bowl for each coaster.
2) Box of Pure Baking Soda. (Arm & Hammer)
3) Bottle of Hydrogen Peroxide Solution 3%.
4) Measuring cup and spoons to mix ingredients.
Step 2 - Cleaning Solutions and Procedure
Begin by placing 1 coaster, face up, in a bowl. In a measuring cup, mix ½ cup of hydrogen peroxide solution and ½ Tbsp. of pure baking soda. Stir the ingredients until the baking soda is dissolved. Pour the mixture into 1 bowl with 1 coaster in it and allow the coaster to soak in the cleaning solution for 1 hour. Repeat the same procedure for each additional coaster to be cleaned.
Step 3 - Rinsing and Drying the Coasters
Pour out the cleaning mixture from each bowl leaving the coaster in place then fill the bowl with hot tap water. Soak coasters for another 15 minutes to remove any remaining residue. Then rinse each coaster a final time under warm running tap water with a soft sponge and towel off excess water. Place coasters in an upright position to air dry overnight before using again.
Stain Cleaning Procedure Can Be Repeated As Often As Needed.
What is 3% Hydrogen Peroxide Solution?
Hydrogen Peroxide Solution 3% is a safe and inexpensive product that contains 3% hydrogen Peroxide and 97% purified water. It is a very common household antiseptic product that can be purchased at your local grocery store.
What is Pure Baking Soda?
It is very important that you use Pure Baking Soda and not Baking Powder with our cleaning instructions. Pure baking soda is 100% sodium bicarbonate while baking powder contains other elements and is typically used only in cooking.