How To Clean A Mirror That Is Hazy?

A well-designed mirror can change the entire appearance of a room and if you want to know how to clean a mirror that is hazy, keep on reading the blog.

Why Should You Clean a Mirror?

Everyone loves a well-decorated room because that adds a touch of aestheticism to the room’s overall appearance. Mirrors can play a big role in designing a room uniquely. It is simple yet looks sophisticated. It can also increase the light circulation inside a room if the mirrors are faced towards the source of natural or artificial lights.

But, mirrors tend to become hazy over time, and then, they do not add any charm to the appearance of a room. Instead, the room seems to be ill-maintained. That is why it becomes necessary for us always to keep the mirrors very clean to reflect the light properly and look gorgeous.

But cleaning is always the most difficult part of our life. We lose our enthusiasm whenever the idea of cleaning comes to our mind. In this blog, I will share six methods to clean a hazy mirror, and these methods will make the process of cleaning easier for you.

Let us know the methods in detail.

The Methods of Cleaning A Hazy Mirror:

I will mention the things that you require for following each method and also explain them in detail.

Method 1:

Things you will need:

  1. White vinegar
  2. Piece of discarded cloth

Process of cleaning:

  • Take a small spray bottle and fill half of the bottle with white vinegar. You will need approximately 30 ml of white vinegar.
  • Take a piece of cloth that you will no longer use.
  • Spray the white vinegar all over your mirror.
  • Start rubbing the spots with the cloth and apply gentle pressure.
  • Make sure that you do not apply too much pressure because it can break the delicate mirror.
  • You will see that gradually the mirror is getting clean.

Method 2:

Things you will need:

  1. Shaving cream
  2. A soft piece of cloth

Process of cleaning:

  • Apply a decent amount of shaving cream to the mirror. You can use any shaving cream that is not expensive or that you have not used for a long time.
  • Spread it all over the mirror.
  • Now, take a soft cloth, preferably a towel, and gently start wiping the mirror. 
  • Dip the cloth in water and squeeze any excess water out.
  • Wipe the mirror with a damp cloth and remove the residue. You will be left with a clean mirror. It is also a great hack to get your mirror foggy when you take a warm bath.

Method 3:

The things you will need:

  1. A towel
  2. Plain water

Process of cleaning:

  • Soak the towel in water and squeeze out excess water.
  • Start wiping the mirror. If you think that you cannot clean the mirror properly, repeat the previous precesses. Every time the towel gets untidy, consider soaking it in water and then wipe the mirror. You will clean that washroom mirror of yours in no time. It is the simplest technique and will not take much time.

Method 4:

Things you will require:

  1. Paint scraper
  2. Small towel
  3. Cleaning solution

Process of cleaning:

  • If you find that your mirror has any sort of solid grime left on it, you can follow this technique. You can buy a paint scraper from a local shop or if you have it already in your house, use it to perform this method.
  • Grab that scraper and gently scrape out the dirt from the surface of your mirror.
  • Now, grab a small towel and pour some cleaning solution on it. You can find various inexpensive cleaning solutions that are specially made to clean mirrors.
  • Wipe the entire mirror with the cleaning solution, and your mirror will be clean.

Method 5:

Things that are required:

  1. Toothpaste
  2. Cotton ball

Process of cleaning:

  • Apply a small amount of toothpaste on those areas that are looking cloudy.
  • Grab a cotton ball and spread the toothpaste on the spot.
  • With gentle pressure, start rubbing the areas.
  • Soak the cotton ball in water and wipe off any residue.
  • Take a clean, dry cotton ball and wipe off the water.

Method 6:

If your mirror is clean but has some tiny scratches, you can consider following the method.

Things you will need:

  1. Jeweler’s rogue
  2. Electric buffer

Process of removing the scratches:

  • Go to a jeweler’s shop and buy a rogue. Make sure it is in paste form that will make the process of application easier. The rogue is used to polish silver or gold pieces of jewelry.
  • If it is in paste form, apply it to the scratches.
  • Start to buff the areas gently with the electric buffer.
  • You will see the scratches are gone in no time.