7 Bathroom Cleaning Hacks

Blossom Lady
Feb 20, 2021 03:57 AM
7 Bathroom Cleaning Hacks

A good cleaning hack can make housekeeping a breeze. So, to help lighten your housework load, today I’ve rounded up 7 helpful cleaning hacks for each part of your bathroom — plus how often you should do each one.

Between stray hairs and mildew stains, cleaning the bathroom is not exactly an activity most of us look forward to. However, in order to maintain your bathroom as the self-care sanctuary you deserve, regular deep cleanings are a must. The good news? It doesn't have to be a long, arduous ordeal. There are plenty of bathroom cleaning hacks to help you tackle this activity with precision and speed. This way you'll have more time to spend doing the things that are truly important, like pampering yourself in your spotless bathroom with a bubble bath and a face mask. Here are 7 genius bathroom cleaning hacks you need to know.

Clean glass shower walls with black tea

7 Bathroom Cleaning Hacks
Glass showers exude luxury, but they’re also notorious for pesky lime deposits. Luckily, you probably have something in your pantry that can beat the grime: black tea!
Using two or three tea bags, make hot tea in a bowl. Let it cool enough so that you can dip a microfiber towel into it. Then watch in awe as it cuts right through the film.
Frequency: Once a week
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Wipe down shower walls with a squeegee

7 Bathroom Cleaning Hacks
Wiping down shower walls with a squeegee after each shower is a common practice in Scandinavian countries, where the water is rich in calcium and leaves a white residue. It takes just a few seconds and will drastically cut down on how often you have to scrub the lime from your shower walls.
Frequency: Every time you shower
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Spray shower walls with vinegar

7 Bathroom Cleaning Hacks
Is there anything vinegar can’t fix? We think not. If you want to work through grime in your shower, keep a mixture of 1 part vinegar and 1 part water in a spray bottle in the bathroom. Spritz the walls generously after each shower, and you’ll soon notice a mega difference.
Frequency: Every time you shower
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Wash a mildewy shower curtain with baking soda and vinegar

7 Bathroom Cleaning Hacks
Fess up: When was the last time you washed your shower curtain? If you can’t remember, here’s your gentle reminder to add it to your next load of laundry.
To eliminate the mildew, add 1/2 cup of baking soda to your laundry detergent. Run the machine on its hottest cycle, and then add 1/2 cup of white vinegar right before the rinse cycle starts.
Frequency: Once every 2 weeks
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Magic-Erase grout in the shower

7 Bathroom Cleaning Hacks
For quick spot cleans and buildup removal, a Magic Eraser is a miracle worker. Because a Magic Eraser is activated by water, it’s handy to keep one in the shower to use when you’re finished.
Frequency: Whenever you see lime deposits build up
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Polish faucets with lemon juice

7 Bathroom Cleaning Hacks
There’s no trick to it: Just cut a lemon in half and rub it over all the chrome parts of your sink (and your shower!). Rinse it off, and then buff with a towel. Magic!
Frequency: Once a week
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Scrub the tub with grapefruit and salt

7 Bathroom Cleaning Hacks
Truth be told, you can use any type of citrus fruit to clean your tub, but grapefruit is ideal since it’ll cover more surface area. To start, splash water all over your tub and the walls surrounding it. Cut the grapefruit in half and sprinkle each half with coarse sea salt. Then, scrub every inch before rinsing.
Frequency: Once every 2 weeks
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