What happens when something glass breaks at home? Joy is only for those who believe in the sign “for good luck.” But everyone understands that it is dangerous, and they go for a broom to start cleaning. There is a nuance: it is necessary to eliminate the consequences so that new problems do not appear in the process. After all, even a small piece is enough to cut yourself. Advice on how to do everything efficiently and harmlessly was given by the Public News Service.
Get down to business, freeing the room from children and animals. Next, you need to protect yourself: put on shoes with hard soles, and even better rubber ones – quickly clean up after cleaning from tiny fragments. Hands in rubber gloves.
If the perimeter of the incident is the floor, you will first need a broom. Sprinkle glass that has stuck to the broom or floor during the process with baking soda or baby powder. Then a vacuum cleaner will help. But you need to walk with it thoroughly – paying attention to upholstered furniture. At the same time, the upright vacuum cleaner (which is attached to the handle) can only scatter fragments – turn off the roller brush. Remove the floor not from the center, but moving towards it from the extreme point. Small fragments can be hooked in different ways: with a paper napkin moistened with water, with adhesive tape or plasticine. And to remove small pieces that have scattered a lot on the surface, spread damp newspapers, and then carefully collect them and put them in the trash.
If the former glass product crumbled onto the carpet or carpet, you first need to collect large fragments. And in no case do not use a broom – it will only get worse. After that, a win-win option is to roll the carpet in the form of an envelope and knock it out on the street. And the most effective for carpet with a long pile. If this is not possible, then vacuum it – again, examining it further, are there any traces of glass visible to the eye. Tape will help here too. It should be wound around the hand and, without pressing it into the fleecy surface, walk in search of the remaining fragments.
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