No matter how clean a bathroom looks, by nature it’s full of germs. Six of the 22 most bacteria-friendly surfaces in the home are in the bathroom. That includes your toilet seat, toothbrush holder, and the floor.
Considering this unfortunate reality, it’s essential to keep your bathroom as clean as possible. We also believe it’s equally as important to utilise natural bathroom cleaning products to ensure the air you are breathing is always clean and fresh.
Here are a few tips so that you can easily keep your bathroom in tip-top shape.
Sinks serve as a convenient collection vessel for toothpaste and residual hand washing germs. As a result, sinks can develop deposits that are perfect for growing harmful bacteria. The best way to tackle dirty sinks is straightforward, and many times involves good old fashioned “elbow grease.”
Abrasive or soft-scrub cleaners grind away any hardened deposits or grime. When wiping down the rims and fixtures of the sink, use glass or all-purpose cleaners for a slick and shiny finish.
The odds are that your tub will be the most challenging bathroom feature to clean. Oftentimes, just through our daily bathing routines, our tubs are coated with residue from bath oils, body wash products, dirt, and soap scum. This combination can lead to ossified deposits that potentially foster mould and mildew.
The first step is to spray the tub with an all-purpose cleaner. Let the cleaner stand for a few minutes or even hours to breakdown the oils, scum, and other products. This initial lather will give you the best shot of removing the material by hand.
Abrasive scrubbing pads are ideal for removing the rings or deposits inside a tub. If there are narrow cracks and corners, try using a toothbrush for precision scrubbing. Once you finish cleaning by hand, give the entire surface a thorough rinse under the shower head.
Glass Doors and Fibreglass Showers
If you have a walk-in shower, you likely have shower glass walls to clean. These surfaces require special treatment, such as all-purpose bathroom cleaner, baking soda, or pine oil. The goal is to use non-abrasive scrubbing to remove scum or cloudiness from the exterior.
While the toilet is likely the least desirable place to clean, it is arguably the most important. It is a hotbed for germs and mineral deposits that, if left untreated, can compromise your toilet’s effectiveness. To tackle the job, you will need a toilet bowl cleaner, an all-purpose cleaner, and a robust brush.
After pouring in a liquid or granulated toilet bowl cleaner and letting it stand, it is time to start scrubbing. Rub the surface vigorously, including the visible toilet bowl rings and rim. Also, make sure to use the all-purpose bathroom cleaner or a disinfecting spray to clean the seat, lid, tank, and exterior surfaces. Wipe the cleaner or spray away and dry with a cloth to properly sanitise. For tough mineral rings, use a pumice stone.
If you need help cleaning your bathroom, we have you covered.