Communal Living in Russia: Photos
Photographs from other apartments: Instructions for cleaning the bathtub
  In a note on the bathroom wall, the apartment steward alerts residents to the fact that the recently painted bathtub must be treated with care. 2000.
  Translation of the Russian Transcript
  Instructions for cleaning the bathtub so as not to scrape off the paint
the workman who painted the tub has told the residents to
wash the tub with laundry powder or soap only and use bicarbonate of soda to remove rust. Under no circumstances should the bathtub be cleaned with any product containing oxalic acid, such as Sanitarny brand, sa[?]s, Surzha paste, or any other similar paste. To avoid scratching the paint, don't put metal or enamel basins in the tub. Only use plastic ones.
Use only a soft rag or a brush.
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Take good care of the bathtub

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