The bathroom is the most vital part in your house because it reflects the class and hygienic sense of the inhabitants. I know a friend who is very classy when it’s about decorating your house, but he would hardly pay attention to the bathroom of his house. There are many people like him who would often take intensive care of the entire interior of their house but neglect the bathrooms. But you know what, irrespective of the kind of quality of the titles, décor or appliances in your bathroom, you ought to keep it clean if you want to get that aesthetic feeling when you are in the bathroom taking a shower after a busy day at work. Not so clean bathroom could be a turnoff for your friends or relatives coming to your home.
If you agree, then I am sure you would agree that if you follow a regular cleanup schedule, you can really enjoy a shining, beautiful and natural smelling bathroom. If you don’t get time, even then you can hire professional cleaning companies for bathroom cleaning. But if you have the resources, then let me share a few amazing quick and simple bathroom cleaning tips to help you get started with bathroom cleaning.
So are you ready? Let’s give it a try.
Removing dry dust from the floor of your bathroom
Removing the dry surface dust and dirt and prevent them from getting wet is an important step on getting the floor clean. Generally in winter season you often get laid back in cleaning the bathroom. But this is the time when the bathroom remains dry and gets dirty with dusts and spider webs. It will be a nightmare to clean them with a mop or sponge and the debris will end up in the corners creating a terrible mess over time.
Cleaning bathroom tiles using vinegar and hot water solution
Use a solution consisting of a gallon of hot water with one cup of standard white vinegar to clean the tiles. Even if you have wooden floor, you can use either a sponge mop or a standard cotton mop, or even a regular cleaning rag. Vinegar is a natural disinfectant and deodorizer, and it is usually available in your kitchen, you can use it quite easily. Since vinegar has some acidic properties, it’s believed to be a good cleanser to remove even old dirt and stains. Although vinegar is not odorless, but it dissipates quickly and just leaves the place smelling clean once it’s gone.
But use of vinegar is not recommended for marble or stone floors, however. For these, it’s best to use a manufacturer-recommended cleaning solution or plain water.
Deep cleaning of the bathroom tiles
If you haven’t cleaned your bathroom for a while then apply a little liquid dish detergent to the bucket and mix well. And make sure to avoid overusing of the detergents on an attempt to vigorously clean your bathroom. Otherwise it will results in making your floor wet and slippery and it will take longer to rinse.
Cleaning dirty buildup on tile or grout
Use anti-bacterial spray with a sponge to clean away any unsightly dirt build up it will also help you in killing all the germs.
Removing mold and mildew or other stains
Take 1/4 cup bleach and 3/4 cup water mix them together and your solution to remove mold and mildew is ready.
Removing soap scum or other build up
Add 1/2 cup salt on 1/2 cup baking soda with 1/2 cup water and 1 Tbs. of liquid dish washing detergent.
Apply the solution in the affected area and it will vanish quickly.
Other common tips for bathroom cleaning
Apart from what we have discussed so far, let me share a few more cleaning tips that you may like to try
- Use an area rug at the entrance of the bathroom to avoid tracking in extra dirt and grime from shoes.
- Add an absorbent rug in front of the bathtub or shower to stop the floor from getting wet and slippery.
- Always keep a window open to prevent mold from growing.
- Sweeping and mopping weekly will stop grime from building up and help to keep the bathroom clean and mold and mildew free.