Perhaps the hardest task in the house lies in cleaning the bathroom. No one wants to do anything with all those mould, dirt, and grime. But still, it has to be done. Luckily, bathroom cleaning tricks with normal household items can make the job easier for you. Here are some ways you can easily and thoroughly clean your bathroom and get maximum results.
After using the plunger, flush the toilet a couple of times and use the water to clean the plunger. Add some bleach and detergent in the toilet then swish the plunger around it for disinfection.
2. Shower Tile Grout
Scrub a mixture of baking soda and bleach onto the stained tile grout using a toothbrush. Let it sit for a few minutes then wash it off and see your tile grout clean again.
Unscrew the drain and remove as much gunk as you can using a tool like a screwdriver. Pour in some baking soda in the drain, then some vinegar until it bubbles up. Leave for a few minutes then pour hot water down the drain.
4. Shower Door Tracks
Lay some paper towel soaked in vinegar onto the shower door tracks. After 30 minutes, remove the paper towel use a toothbrush to brush across the tracks. Lastly, rinse with water.
5. Jetted Tub
Fill your tub with water then pour in some baking soda and vinegar. Let the jets run for a couple of minutes, drain, then repeat if necessary.
6. Floor Tile Grout
Scrub your floor with a mixture of powdered oxygen bleach and water to get rid of those stubborn stains in the tile grout. Leave for a couple of minutes before washing with plain water.
7. Sink Stains
Wash your sink first with detergent, then bleach, then a cleanser product called Bar Keeper’s Friend. Rinse the sink in between treatments rather than mixing all three at once.
8. Toilet Brush
After using the toilet brush, soak it in a bucket of hot water mixed with 2-3 caps of bleach. Let it sit for about an hour. Afterwards, rinse the brush with hot water.
Fill a plastic bag with vinegar then place the showerhead inside the bag so that it soaks in the vinegar. Secure the bag in the showerhead using a rubber band and allow it to sit for at least 2 hours. Afterwards, remove the bag then wipe the showerhead with water.
Soak a strip of cotton coil with bleach then line it along the dirty or stained caulking. Allow it to sit overnight before removing.
11. Exhaust Fan
Unplug your exhaust fan then disassemble it carefully. Wipe down the fan blades, motor, vent, and housing with a damp microfiber cloth. Wash the fan cover with warm water and detergent then reassemble.
12. Unclogging Sinks
Place a tub underneath the pipes to catch the water that would pour out. Detach the U-bend pipe then clean. Do the same for the tail piece. Use a toothbrush to clean the pipes then reattach.
13. Glass Shower Doors
Mix a one-to-one ratio of warm vinegar and Dawn liquid soap. Use the mixture and a sponge to thoroughly clean the glass shower doors. Afterwards, use plain water to wipe off the soap suds.
Mix equal parts of alcohol, water, and vinegar with a few drops of liquid detergent. Wipe down the floor with it to make it shine. You can even add essential oils of your choice.
15. Plastic Shower Curtain
Toss your shower curtain in the washing machine with a cup or two of white vinegar. Make sure to use warm water and a gentle cycle. Also include a couple of towels to keep the curtain from forming into a ball. Afterwards, hang the curtain back up, wipe it down with sponge, and then rinse with warm water.
16. Toilet Ring
Flush the toilet first then sprinkle Kool-aid all around the edges. Let it sit for an hour before scrubbing it with a toilet brush. Let it sit for another hour then flush the toilet until all the Kool-aid is gone.