Sewing boxes, tubes, and pipes can be hard to clean properly, so here are a few tips for getting the job done the right way.
Keep the water away from the box.
The more it touches the water, the more likely it is to leak.
If it’s wet, keep the water off the water and away from it.
If you’ve got a sink, keep it dry.
Remove dirt from the water.
If the box is wet, you want to keep it out of the water as much as possible, so put it in a bucket.
Remove any dirt that may have stuck to the box, and if possible, put it on a paper towel or cloth to remove any excess dirt.
If your box is dry, you can leave it for about 10 minutes before you put it back in. 3.
Take your time.
It’s best to let the box dry for 10 minutes, but if you have a sink or something that needs to be flushed quickly, leave it overnight.
If there’s any moisture in the box and you can’t see the dirt, you need to take the box out of water.
You can leave the box in water for about 20 minutes, then take it out.
Take a good look.
If any of the boxes are leaking, you may want to remove them.
If they’re dirty, take them out of any water that’s been in the water for a few hours.
If anything is sticking to the water or the boxes, the moisture in them is probably too strong.
Use a damp cloth and remove any clumps.
You don’t want to wash away any of these clumps, so it’s best if you can see the box itself and see if you’re dealing with a waterlogged box.
Put your fingers on the box to make sure there’s nothing sticking.
If a clump is sticking, you’ll want to wipe it down with a damp, cotton cloth or wipe it with a paper towels or cloth.
If that doesn’t work, you should use a damp paper towel to wipe away the excess moisture.
If everything seems to be OK, put a towel on top of the box or place it in the bucket to keep the moisture out.
If nothing appears to be working, then it’s probably time to clean the water with a sponge.
If no problem comes up, rinse the bucket and water out with a hose.
If all the water in the container seems to have disappeared, the waterlogging is probably not as bad as you think.
If so, then you’re ready to put the box back into water and start on the next step.
Cleaning your pipes and boxes will also take a few minutes.
If those boxes are dry, take your time and let the water flow through the box before you do anything else.
Wash and drain your pipes, too.
If one of the pipes or boxes is dirty, it can be a problem if the water leaks into it, so make sure the water gets out before you start washing it. 7.
Clean out any standing water.
Once you’re done washing your pipes or box, use a sponge to wash down the water that comes out of it.
A good rule of thumb is to let about one-third of the surface water out of each box.
If either of those boxes is dry and not dripping, you probably don’t have to worry about it.
However, if the box has a lot of standing water on it, you’re probably not dealing with enough water to warrant a sponge wash.
To clean out standing water, you simply need to wipe the water from the back of the tube and from the sides of the container.
You’ll want the water to be very clean.
Wipe away any remaining water from your pipes.
If two boxes are both wet, then one of them probably has a leak, so clean the remaining water that hasn’t been absorbed by the box from both boxes.
If at any point the water is still wet, it may be a good idea to go ahead and dry the box with a dry towel.
Wash the box’s water lines.
The best way to get the water out is to use a hose, so you’ll need a bucket and a hose that can handle the water coming out of your pipes while still being able to handle the standing water that might be present.
The good news is that if you do use a bucket or hose, you will want to use one that has a good bead of water-absorbing material.
If not, you could also try using a wet cloth and a paper or plastic towel.
Wiping away any water from a water line is the quickest and easiest way to clean out the water inside your boxes.
Check your tubing.
Some of the tubing you’re using might have water inside, so check it out with the box first.
If its leaking, take the tubing out and see what it looks like with no water in