Cleaning is not an interesting job, especially when your bathroom is concerned. But, it is of vital importance for our health to keep it clean in a natural way. This part of the home can be kept clean event without the harmful chemical cleaning products. Moreover, you have the natural ingredients already present in your home, and all you need to do is to use them.
Natural Efficient Ways of Cleaning a Bathroom
There is nothing like white vinegar for clean toilet. Its use will efficiently destroy the bacteria and mold in your toilet and eliminate any residues.
Here is the cleaning procedure:
You need to pour vinegar into your toilet and leave it to stand. Then, spray vinegar around the toilet seat and wipe it off with a cloth. In order for the edges of the toilet to be clean just staple toilet paper soaked in vinegar under the edge of your toilet, and leave it to stand for a while. During that period scrub the bowl with vinegar by using a toilet brush. Then, remove the toilet paper, and rub under the edges of the toilet with an old toothbrush. In the end, rinse everything nicely.
Extra cleaning tip:
Coca-Cola can also clean the toilet; just apply the same procedure as with the white vinegar and it will permanently remove all the present bacteria.
- Toilet brush
It can also contain plenty of bacteria and germs and be accountable for the bad smell of the bathroom. Your bathroom will smell nice again if you put inside the brush holder a little bit of an all-purpose cleaner.
- Bathroom sink
This is the easiest cleaning part of the whole bathroom, and we may say the pleasant one. You can clean it in many ways, but for sure the most effective one is pouring white vinegar into the sink, then wipe it off and rinse it with warm water. This can be also done with baking soda. Clean the metal parts by using lemon.
- Shower head
The shower head can be a real hassle to clean it not being easily approached. But, there is an effective trick that can clean this part of the bathroom. For that purpose, take a plastic bag, fill it with vinegar, and fix it with an elastic band onto your shower head. Let it stand for 1 hour, after that remove the bag, and leave the water to run for 2 minutes. In the end wipe it off and have a shiny and disinfected shower head.
Vinegar is really acidic having a pH value between 2 and 3 and that will successfully disinfect and deodorize, and at the same time act as an anti-limescale agent.
- Bathroom mirror
The bathroom mirror can also get very dirty from the toothpaste residues, make-up and dust. Commonly we splash water on it and wipe it off by using a toilet paper, but there is more effective way that will offer you a sparkling mirror.
Here is the procedure:
Steep 3 bags of black tea in a cup of boiling water. Transfer the tea into a spray bottle and with it spray the mirror. Wipe it off with a newspaper so that there are no left stains. The tannic acid in the tea effectively removes dirt and grease thus making your mirror as new.
- Limescale stains
The stains on your faucets will get easily removed with the solution that we are about to present in the text. All you need to do is to rub them with a lemon, and the lemon acidity will do its job in removing the limestone stains. Plus, thanks to the use of lemon your bathroom will smell refreshing and very pleasant.
Extra cleaning tip:
You can use white distilled vinegar to clean the facets, just wrap them in rags soaked with this vinegar. The stains will easily decompose, and after that wipe off the faucets and they will be clean. Use an old toothbrush to clean some of the difficult places.
The space between the tiles is filled with grout, but when the bathroom is used very often these small crevices become dirty very quickly. You can clean your dirty bathroom walls by using a paste made of 3/4 cup of baking soda and 1/4 cup of white vinegar. Apply the paste on these places and leave it to act for half an hour. After that remove it with a brush or cloth and your bathroom tiles will be clean gain. This trick is effective thanks to the antiseptic properties of baking soda and combined with the acidity of vinegar it will remove the present mold and stains on the tiles and thus restore their original color.