Cleaning the bathroom in easy steps

Cleaning the bathroom in easy steps
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Because of water, steam, and dirt, the bathroom can easily become a great place for bacteria, mold, and bad odors. If you want to prevent mold and other deposits, try to clean the space at least once a week. Find out how to clean your bathroom quickly and effectively.

How to clean grout?

If you have a tiled bathroom, prevent your grout from getting dirty and yellowing by scrubbing it weekly. Try this: Mix ¾ cup of chlorine bleach with 3.5 liters of water. Wearing rubber gloves, use a stiff brush to apply the mixture to one small area at a time. Be careful not to let the liquid splash on you or surrounding surfaces. Wait a few minutes, then scrub and rinse. Grout is porous and very susceptible to bacterial growth. Seal the grout every six months to prevent moisture and water infiltration.

Clean and elegant wash basin

Not only is the sink one of the first places you see grime and dirt (think hair and toothpaste marks), but it also harbors a lot of germs. Check out how you can clean it quickly and easily. Spray the entire surface with bathroom disinfectant and wipe it down with a sponge or cloth. Then wipe down the faucet handle.

Vacuum and sweep

To get rid of dust, grab a long-handled brush. Use it to clear cobwebs from corners, light fixtures and vents. If you still can’t reach, stand on a chair. Then sweep or vacuum the floor to pick up hair and other debris that may have collected on the floor.

How do I get rid of scale?

Remove scale with an old toothbrush. For a natural way to get rid of deposits around faucets and shower accessories, try vinegar. Keep it in contact with the surface by wrapping a kitchen towel soaked in vinegar or a piece of cloth around the problem areas. Let it sit for an hour, then wipe it clean.

Make your chrome faucets shine by applying baby oil. If you want to remove limescale from the shower head, unscrew it and soak it overnight in a 1:1 mixture of vinegar and warm water.

How do I clean the shower door?

Remember to clean the shower door regularly. If soap deposits accumulate on them, change to a liquid shower gel or a soap with a natural pH, such as Dove. The water droplets that cling to the shower door contain particles of dissolved soap. Wipe them off each time you shower to prevent buildup. If you want to maximize the effects, try the following method. Prepare a mixture of vinegar, warm water and one tablespoon of dish detergent. Wash your shower panels with the solution, let it sit for 10 minutes, then rinse and wipe with a soft, clean cloth.

How do you clean a toilet?

No one really likes cleaning a toilet, but it has to be done! It usually takes about 10 minutes. Spray all surfaces, including behind and under the toilet seat, with an antibacterial bathroom product. Let it sit for about 10 minutes and then wipe with a soft, clean cloth.

Prepare a solution of ¼ cup of baking soda and a cup of white vinegar, and let it sit in a bowl for 10 minutes, then rinse. You can also throw in a special tablet to clean the toilet bowl before you go to bed. If you’re battling really stubborn rust stains, scale and other deposits, remove the water from the bowl and blend it with a professional scale remover. This substance is very concentrated, so be sure to wear gloves and protect your eyes.

How do I clean my shower and bathtub?

Spray your shower tray with the appropriate detergent. If you have a tub, fill it with a few inches of water. Use a brush to get rid of stubborn dirt and soap marks. Pour in the cleaning detergent, let it sit for a while, and then rinse with warm water.

Brass pieces can soon look tarnished if you don’t clean them regularly. Prepare a paste of sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and lemon juice. Lightly scrub the aforementioned elements, leave for a few minutes and finally polish with a clean cloth.

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