Everyone knows that a bathroom is a sacred place. I don’t just use it to bath or groom but I find myself brainstorming, singing and de-stressing after a very long day. The last thing I want is to come back from work only to find that the floors are damp, there’s grime everywhere, clothes scattered, musty smells and stains.
Trust me, it sucks! Ever since I started working from home, I’ve embarked on a mission to upgrade my home in any way possible and the bathroom is one of the first places I started with. I tried a ton of things, spent money, invested time and learned from a ton of mistakes which is why I feel like I’m perfectly equipped to share the 9 best bathroom cleaning hacks I wish I knew sooner.
If you’re looking for a way to clean your entire bathroom in less than a few hours and restore it to the beautiful clean place that it once was, then stick around because this post is going to make a huge difference in your life.
1. Restore The Natural Color Of Your Grout With Bleach
It’s inevitable to deal with discoloration of grout but there’s a pretty easy fix. Slap some bleach onto a brush and simply scrub over those discolored portions. You’ll be shocked at how well this hack clears it up.
2. Remove Those Nasty Stains And Grime From Shower Heads With Vinegar
Nobody wants to look up while showering and catch sight of a disgusting shower head. This stuff could possibly become a breeding ground for bacteria. A quick and easy fix comes in the form of vinegar! Fill a plastic bag with white vinegar, use a rubber band or tape and secure the bag to the shower head.
3. Unscrew Your Toilet Pan To Thoroughly Clean Every Nook And Cranny
Poor aiming and inconsistent cleaning can often lead to a build-up of dirt, grime, stains and odors from a toilet (disgusting, I know). It’s not easy cleaning those hard to reach places which is why it makes more sense to unscrew your toilet seat. Not only will you be able to easily clean the entire toilet pan and seat but you’d be cutting the time down significantly.
4. Use Your Best Cleaner And Wipe Your Walls To Prevent Stains And Discoloration
Don’t go climbing onto a chair or ladder to clean your walls, get a long and durable cleaner and work your way around the room with ease. Do this once a week and you’ll prolong the overall paintwork for a significant amount of time.
5. Erase Ugly Mold And Stains From Your Walls With This Vinegar And Baking Soda Mixture
While we’re on the topic of cleaning your bathroom walls, if you find that certain corners and borders are not clearing up by simply wiping it, try mixing vinegar and baking soda for a potent mixture that will remove even the toughest of stains. Leave on for about 10 – 15 minutes and then scrub off.
6. Easily Clean Your Exhaust Fan In 10 Minutes Or Less
Cleaning these exhaust fans aren’t exactly easy but with the help of this tutorial, you’ll be able to get the job done without even breaking a sweat.
7. Remove Unsightly Water Stains From Your Sink Faucet With Vinegar
Bathroom faucets are probably the most used areas in the bathroom so it’s only natural for them to suffer from wear and tear. But, this neat little hack will help you restore the quality and overall look. Vinegar is truly the holy grail of natural cleaning agents that clean just about any stain or grime.
8. Use Baby Oil To Visibly Improve The Condition Of Your Faucets
Once you’ve gotten rid of stains and dirt, dab some baby oil onto your silver faucets and shine them with a cloth for a clean and shiny finish.
9. Completely Restore Your Bath Tub With This Cheap And Natural Mixture
It’s pretty unsightly to have a bathtub that looks filthy. Afterall, you’re going to be in there regularly. Try throwing some baking soda around the base, let it sit for a while before spraying cleaning vinegar onto it. Thereafter, use a scrubbing brush or toothbrush to remove the discoloration and stains. Use a cloth to wipe it down and it ought to look new again.