Tips for Cleaning Your Bathroom

The bathroom is one of the hardest rooms in the house to clean, yet it is one of the most important too. The task of cleaning this room can seem daunting at first, but you won’t need to hire professional help if you follow these easy tips. We will make it fast and easy to have your bathroom looking like new.

To clean the windows and mirrors in your bathroom, you do not need an expensive cleaning solution. In fact you don’t need to use any harsh chemicals or soaps at all. The only thing you need is a mixture of 1/3 cup white vinegar and ¼ cup rubbing alcohol in a 32 oz spray bottle. Dilute this with with water the rest of the way and use it as an alternative to windex. To make it really easy and safe to clean your windows and mirrors, use a microfiber cloth. These amazing cloths will leave your mirrors with a streak-free shine with only using water. Just get the cloth damp, and wipe surfaces all over your bathroom. Microfiber will remove 99% of all dirt, germs and build-up with only warm water as a cleaning agent.

Once your mirrors are sparkling clean, you can move onto the other, darker corners of your bathroom. To avoid water spots on your glass doors and shower walls, apply car wax twice a year. It may seem like a strange suggestion, but it helps. For areas with extremely hard water, use a microfiber cloth daily to quickly wipe your shower door after use, and you will never have to clean it any other way. Quick’n Brite is a great all-natural tub and tile cleaner, and will remove tough soap scum and hard water stains. On a semi-regular basis, you should wipe down your entire shower after it has been used, to avoid build up. Switching over to a natural soap will reduce soap scum as it does not cause as much soap scum buildup as other soaps do.
Shower curtains are easy to wash, just stick them in the washing machine.

To eliminate rings around your toilet, pour 1 cup white vinegar into the toilet once a month. To clean up drains, pour one cup baking soda and then one cup white vinegar down the drain. Wait at least an hour and then flush with warm water. Do this once a month to get rid of buildup.

To stop mildew from becoming a problem, spray your bathroom ceiling ever six months with a 50/50 solution of hydrogen peroxide and water. Peroxide is a safe bleach that won’t harm you or the environment. Just spray the mixture on and leave it. If you already have mildew, wait 2 hours and then spray again. Then wait 24 hours and spray again if necessary.

For a quick and easy way to clean the floor in your bathroom, use a microfiber mop. This kind of mop makes cleaning floors extremely easy and you can do it without using chemicals. Just use water to clean any type of hard flooring. The low profile design makes it ideal for getting into hard-to-reach places like behind the toilet. Just pop the mop pad in the wash when you are finished. They can be used hundreds of times before you need to replace them.

Just follow these bathroom cleaning tips, and you are sure to see a difference in the cleanliness of your bathroom. Now, if you could only keep the rest of your house so clean.

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