Oh, the bathroom. Always the most used room in the house as well as the hardest to clean. Here are 12 things you may not have thought of that should make cleaning the bathroom just a little bit easier.
Joyful Homemaking has a recipe for cleaning the shower and how you can do it with a dish wand. Now you can clean the shower and not get all the gross stuff on your hands!
Coupon Closet showed us a great way to clean the shower head without scrubbing: just fill a bag with vinegar, tie it around the shower head and let it soak for awhile.
Are you tired of dripping toilet water everywhere as you put it away after scrubbing? Just wedge it between the bowl and seat and let it drip dry! Such a great idea from Mrs. Hines Class!
Clean the grout and caulking in your tub with this cool trick from Hometalk. A mixture of baking soda and bleach does wonders for whitening those hard to scrub cracks in your shower.
Use a lemon to get rid of those hard water stains that never seem to go away. It’s incredibly easy to do, and gentler on your hands than hard chemicals would be.
If you have chrome bath fixtures you’ve probably noticed that they’re prone to have rust spots. There are two products that Simplicity in the South swears by when it comes to getting rid of those spots for good. Go to her site for the full details.
Glass shower doors can look amazing in your bathroom until they get covered in that white film. Ask Anna recommends using an old pair of pantyhose (yes, pantyhose) to remove that unsightly white film.
Dryer sheets are your new favorite thing. They are great for getting that sparkle from your fixtures and cut through bathtub slime surprisingly well.
Porcelain sinks are another one of those things that can look absolutely AH-mazing in your bathroom, but if the mess gets too out of hand it can be hard to restore your beautiful sink to its former glory. The 36th Avenue has an equally AH-mazing tutorial on how to clean your porcelain sink perfectly every time.
Want to have paper towels handy, but don’t want the eyesore of a roll of paper towels on the counter? Use a shelf to hide them. This also saves you running back and forth from the bathroom to the kitchen for more paper towels when you run out! You can find that clever shelf at Amazon.
The Home Depot Blog gave us this awesome idea to pour a little bit of all purpose cleaner in the bottom of the toilet brush holder. I don’t know why I haven’t thought of it before, it’s stinking genius!
One place you probably never clean is those nasty faucets your sink came pre-loaded with when you moved in. They’re actually fairly easy to clean. Just remove them (all it takes is a screwdriver) soak them in vinegar, and giving them a good scrub with a toothbrush. Not too hard right? Thanks DIY Network for the tip!