Bathrooms have a tendency to get really gross, really fast. Stay ahead of the game by carving out a little time each week to clean. This handy, step-by-step guide will help you tackle some of the major traffic areas and properly clean different bathroom surfaces.
Don't let toothpaste gunk build up. Use general-purpose spray cleaners or mix vinegar and water, then scrub a mildly abrasive cleanser or baking soda paste on grime. Don't use abrasives on scratchable surfaces.
Everyone's least favorite chore just got easier. Spray the exterior of the toilet with general-purpose cleaner or vinegar and water. Sanitize the bowl with antibacterial toilet cleaner or 1/4 cup bleach to 1 gallon water.
Keep your shower in tip-top shape by regularly removing gunk. To remove lime, fill a plastic bag with white vinegar. Attach over the showerhead with a rubber band. Wait 1 hour; remove bag of vinegar and turn on water to flush. Polish with a soft cloth.
You want to soak in a clean tub, not one filled with spots and grime. Clean with general-purpose cleaner, vinegar and water, or baking soda paste. Use stain-removing cleanser on rust. If you have a porcelain tub, don't use undiluted bleach because it can pit the surface.
Different surfaces call for different cleaning methods. We break down the best solutions for the most common bathroom surfaces.