How to Get Rid of Grime in Your Bathroom

No one wants to have a filthy and unpleasant bathroom due to dirt, mold, and grime. Of course, not to mention the possibility of causing infections because of bacteria. Cleaning a bathroom regularly is very important since it’s one of the areas that you use every day.

Instead of waiting for the bathroom becomes dirtier, it’s always good to clean it regularly at least every 2 weeks. Especially since most bathroom floors are made of tiles and tend to get dirty fast, it’s better to prevent more damage by cleaning them thoroughly on a regular basis.

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How to Get Rid of Grime in Your Bathroom

Here’s an easy tutorial on how to get rid of grime in a bathroom using affordable supplies.

Baking Soda

Baking soda is one of the natural and multifunctional home supplies that you can use to clean a bathroom too. The step to use this supply is also easy:

  • Sprinkle some baking soda on dirty areas.
  • Spray some water.
  • Scrub them off.

For stubborn stains, you can do this step:

  • Mix vinegar and baking soda along with a few pumps of dishwashing soap and water.
  • Pour this mixture into the dirty area.
  • Let it sit for a few minutes.
  • Rinse with clean water. You may also want to scrub the surface if it’s still dirty.

Lemon Juice

The acidity level in lemons can help you ease the cleaning process on the glass shower doors due to water stains. There are two ways to clean water stains using lemon, those are:

  • First, you can cut the lemon and scrub it directly into the stained area, let it sit for a few minutes, rinse, and wipe it with a soft cloth. However, depending on the type of glass you use, please be careful because it might be too abrasive.
  • Second, you can juice it out and put the extract in a spray bottle so it’s less abrasive. The step is the same as the first one.

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Cooking Oil

There are many people who may not be familiar with this supply when it comes to the cleaning solution. Just like the other two ingredients, using cooking oil for cleaning is simple and easy.

You just have to drizzle a few drops into the stained spot and let it sit for a few minutes. Once it’s done, wipe it using a kitchen towel or soft cloth. Don’t forget to clean the spot with good dishwashing soap to avoid greasiness and oil residue.

Hard Brush

To get a better result, you will also need a good tool because you can’t rely solely on the cleaning solution. When it comes to cleaning stubborn stains or grime, you will need hard brushes to get rid of the grimes that is embedded into your bathroom surfaces. 

Use various types of brushes to clean specific areas of your bathroom. For instance, use a toilet bowl brush for toilet bowls only, a tile brush for walls or floors, and a scrub brush for the shower and bathtub.

Commercialized Cleaning Solutions

If you feel that natural ingredients are not strong enough to get rid of those stubborn stains, stain remover can be a great option. You can simply go to the nearest store to buy one, follow the instructions, and you will get a clean bathroom in an instant.

Although most products are labeled as bathroom cleaning solutions which is an all-in-one, it’s always good to go with the one for specific dirt (mold, mildew, grime, water spots, etc).

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So those are a few affordable supplies that you can use to get rid of grime in your bathroom. It’s always better to keep the bathroom stay clean regularly than make it dirtier with piled dirt.

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