Narrow Bud Vase – How Do I Clean Them
By design, glass vases are attractive, and lovely with freshly-cut flowers. However, after a few days, the flowers may form a scummy ring inside the vase, and in other cases, the vase may become cloudy due to a build-up of mineral deposits in the water. When this happens, you have to clean it so that you can maintain the bud vase beauty.
However, cleaning a narrow bud vase may seem like a challenging affair, especially if you do not know how to go about the whole process. As a matter of fact, when cleaning, you may create more slug or spread the sludge everywhere. Worry not because below are tips on how you can clean your follower vase.
NOTE: Anytime you want to clean or soak your vase, it is wise to use a plastic tub. Doing this will help you avoid accidental cracks and chips. Also, before using any bought or homemade cleaning solutions, it would be wise to test them on a small, unnoticeable area of the vase. Doing this will help you know if the solution will work or if it is too abrasive.
How To Clean A Narrow Bud vase?
The good news is that there are a lot of ways you can clean both the interior and exterior part of the vase. All these cleaning methods have a similar outcome; the only difference is the methods and products used. However, in this guide, we will mention and describe all cleaning methods starting with the simplest:
• Warm Soapy Water And Soft-Bristled Bottle Brush
The simplest way to clean a narrow bud vase is by using warm soapy water and a bottle cleaning brush. Even though this method is the simplest, in most cases, it is not effective. The is because you will not be able to get access to all parts of the vase.
• Rice, Warm Soapy Water, And Vinegar
This method is effective because it cleans everywhere, even hard to reach spaces. Put warm soapy water ¼ way into the vase, and then add 2 tablespoons of vinegar. Mix the solution and then add a handful of uncooked rice to the top of the vase. Swirl the vase round for few minutes so that the rise can scrape away grim inside. After doing this, let it sit for a few hours or overnight. Do not forget to swirl it occasionally. The last step is to pour everything out and then rinse with warm water.
• Salt And Vinegar Paste
Just like using soapy water and bottle brush, this is another popular method known to many. Using a ½ tablespoon of salt, mix it together with vinegar to creates a paste. Then use a soft bottlebrush to spread the paste around. Let it sit for about 30 minutes and then scrub with warm water.
• Baking Soda And Vinegar
This is also another well-known technique of cleaning narrow bud vase. Fill the vase with water, add 2 tablespoons of baking soda, and then add a substantial amount of vinegar. The solution will immediately begin to fizz and eat ways any mineral deposits. Scrub if necessary.
• Using Glass Cleaning Products (tablets and targeted glass cleaners)
With this method, cleaning is straight forward. All you have to do is follow manufacturers instructions to the fullest.
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