7 Ways to keep your bathroom shiny and clean
The bathroom is the least preferred room to clean, but it is the one that desires it the most. If you don’t clean the pesky dirt every day, it tends to become a very hectic chore to clean once in a week, especially in those overlooked nooks and cracks. But when you get to the part where you need to clean the place, you can do it with just a few domestic items and clean your bathroom into form.
And to tell you what domestic things you can use, we have the following 7 tips for making your bathroom clean and fresh.
1 How to make shower grout all shiny again
In order to restore the shine of the shower grout and clear out the entire gunk that gets deposited in the grout, you need just some easily available things in your house.
For shining the shower grout, you will need a mixture of baking soda and bleach combined with some elbow grease and a toothbrush. Yes that’s all you need. Just dip the tooth brush in the mixture and rub the edges with it and leave it for some time and then wash it off. If you have just had the bathroom grouted, you’ll want to check out some grout sealers to ensure the grout doesn’t stain or collect bacteria. This will make it much easier to clean in the future when it does become to get a bit dirty.
2 Remove mould in caulking
Mold is one specific and irritating problem every bathroom user has to deal with at some point. And moulding is something that makes the bathroom seems dirtier than it is in reality and despite looking like something that is hard to clean up, we have a simple way to clean it.
The way is to immerse cotton balls or cotton coil in bleach and place it lengthwise the damaged and moldy caulking. Leave it as it is for the night and in the morning you will find that the mold will have vanished.
3 Clean a tub with jets without detergent
In order to clean tub with jets in it to propel water and not ruin the jets by using dish or any other kind of detergent, you will need a mixture of baking soda, vinegar and water. Mix these ingredients in equal parts and then apply it on the tub where you see it dirty using a rag and use an old toothbrush to clean the jet parts. The tub will be as new and shiny as it was before.
4 Clean the shower doors
Your glass shower doors take all the abuse when take the showers and they also keep the singing you tend to do while you are showering within the confines of the bathroom and save others. They regularly get covered with soap and water and shampoo and whatnot.
In order to clean soap scum and hard water stains and that too without any scrubbing, you just need to use 2 ingredients vinegar and dawn. Just mix those in equal parts and wipe the doors from both sides using a soft cloth and wash off using water and the doors will be clean and shiny again.
5 Shower door tracks
One of the best places where gunk and dirt love to make home is the tracks of the shower doors. And because of the enclosed space, it is one of the most irritating places to take the gunk out.
The thing that can easily clean them is vinegar. Pour vinegar on top of a paper towel and place the paper towels onto the track and leave them to do the magic for around 30 minutes. Since the vinegar smell is very strong and can irritate you, be sure to turn on your exhaust fan.
After the 30 minutes are over take a used toothbrush and just scrub the place across the door tracks. This will displace the entire gunk and the dirt. For the real tight spots and nooks, simply use a Q-tip to in order to clean. After this just spray the whole place with water to rinse all the vinegar off.
6 Clean stubborn rings using Kool Aid
Despite using all the cleanser in the porcelain toilet, there are some stubborn rings in the toilet refuse to go out easily. The solution to this is using Kool-Aid in order to remove the rings and other hard to remove stains. If all else fails, you could always look into buying a brand new toilet, like the TOTO Eco Soiree. I guess this would just be an excuse to buy something new, but who’s complaining!
The citric acid in the Kool-Aid breaks down the hard water deposits and filth. To use it, just dust some around the toilet bowl and leave it for some hours and then scrub away and flush once and twice. But do use only the lemonade flavor for this task.
In order to clean the bathroom sink, use a simple mixture of equal parts of white vinegar, lemon juice, and dish soap. Scrub the dirty places with the solution with a toothbrush and the grime will come right off. To clean the drains, pour some white vinegar or baking soda down the drain and flush with hot water.