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How to Maintain and Clean Kitchen Sink Tap? How to Avoid Bacterial Growth?

A kitchen mixer tap is a versatile plumbing fixture that blends hot and cold water streams to achieve a desired temperature. It typically features a single lever or handle that allows users to easily adjust both water flow and temperature. The kitchen mixer tap offers convenience, precise control, and comfort for various tasks, such as handwashing and dishwashing. Its modern design and functionality make it a popular choice for bathrooms and kitchens, enhancing the overall aesthetic and efficiency of the space. This fixture promotes water conservation by facilitating efficient temperature blending and reducing the need for excessive water usage. The maintenance and cleaning of kitchen sink taps is an important measure to ensure the safety of water quality and the service life of the tap, and it can also avoid the growth of bacteria and the deposition of scale. Here are a few common care and cleaning methods:

1. Wipe frequently: Use a soft cloth or sponge to wipe the surface of the tap frequently, especially the parts with more scale and stains, such as the spout and spout. If you find that the stain is difficult to remove, you can use a special cleaner or white vinegar to clean it.

2. Regular cleaning: Kitchen sink tap outlets, nozzles, and other parts are prone to dirt and dirt, and these parts can be disassembled regularly for cleaning. During the cleaning process, you can use a soft brush or cotton swab to remove the scale or soak it in white vinegar or sodium bicarbonate solution for cleaning.

3. Disinfection treatment: In order to avoid the growth of bacteria, disinfectants can be used regularly for treatment, such as bleaching powder, chlorine water, etc. Pay attention to safety and usage instructions during handling to avoid damage to water quality and tap materials.

4. Avoid residual water droplets: When the kitchen sink tap is turned off, you can gently shake the tap to discharge the remaining water droplets in the nozzle as much as possible to avoid the breeding of bacteria and scale.

5. Install a filter: Installing a kitchen sink tap filter can filter out impurities and pollutants in the water, improving water quality and reducing scale and bacteria growth.

What Are the Common Types and Styles of Kitchen Taps?

There are many types and styles of kitchen taps, the common ones are as follows:

1. Single-hole kitchen tap: Single-hole kitchen tap usually only needs one opening to install, and is suitable for installation on a single-basin sink.

2. Double-handled kitchen tap: The double-handled kitchen tap requires two openings for installation. Usually, one controls cold water and the other controls hot water. The water temperature can be adjusted according to needs, and it is suitable for installation on a double-basin sink.

3. Wall-mounted kitchen tap: A wall-mounted kitchen tap is a kitchen tap that mounts on the wall, ideal for kitchens that don’t have a sink or that require more workspace.

4. Rotating kitchen tap: The rotating kitchen tap can be rotated 360 degrees, which is convenient to use and is suitable for installation on larger sinks or occasions where the kitchen tap needs to be turned frequently.

5. Telescopic kitchen tap: The telescopic kitchen tap can be stretched and stretched, which is convenient for cleaning the sink or rinsing food. It is suitable for installation in large sinks or kitchens with special needs.

6. High-legged kitchen tap: The high-legged kitchen tap has a high outlet height, which is convenient for enlarging items or washing tall containers. It is suitable for installation in large sinks or occasions that require frequent use of high containers.