Natural Bathroom Cleaning Tips And Tricks

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June 14, 2017 Apartment Living

Bathroom cleaning can be a highly unpleasant chore that you keep on neglecting but nonetheless, it is important to keep it clean not only to retain your apartment décor but also to maintain hygiene. Most of the time you use cleaning solutions that have toxic chemicals. However, there are many ways to clean your bathroom without using toxic chemicals. Here are some natural Bathroom cleaning tips and tricks that you can use to clean your bathroom and maintain a shiny bathroom décor

Streaks and Spots on Mirrors

Cloudy mirrors or spots and streaks on mirrors are common bathroom problems which destroy the aesthetics of your bathroom décor. These streaks can be wiped off easily with a DIY natural cleaner.

How to fix: You can create your own natural cleaning solution using water and vinegar in the ratio of 2:1. Fill your spray bottle with the solution and shake it well. Sprinkle the solution on your mirror or glass surface. Use a microfiber cloth or clean newspaper to clean the surface and let it dry.

Bathroom Fixtures

Overtime bathroom fixtures accumulate dirt and grime. They can be stubborn to scrub down and not only do they hamper the bathroom décor but can also provide habitats for germs. Here are a few bathroom cleaning tips on how to clean your bathroom fixtures such as toilet, sink, bathtub without using harmful chemicals.

How to fix: Sprinkle the toilet, sink, or bathtub with baking soda. Make sure you reach all the areas. Fill a spray bottle with vinegar and water and spray it over the areas. Let it rest for some time, then scrub the area clean with a brush. Finally, rinse with mild, warm water and you will have sparkling bathroom fixtures in no time and an aesthetic bathroom decor. Another natural cleaning solution you can apply is to use a spray bottle of hydrogen peroxide which is a good natural foaming agent. You can also clean bathroom tiles and the grouts in between using these cleaners. Add a bit of lemon juice with the solution to have a refreshing bathroom.

Getting Rid of Odors

Did you know that most retail air fresheners contain toxic chemicals? Although they are available in abundance and can be tempting, it is best to stay away from them. An alternative to store bought air fresheners is to use natural oil diffuser to keep your bathroom smelling fresh and clean.

How to fix: Take a small jar and fill three quarters with water. Fill the rest of the jar with plain vodka or rubbing alcohol. Add approximately 10-20 drops of the essential oil depending on how strong you like the fragrance. Place a few bamboo skewers in the jar. After the bamboo skewer has soaked some of the liquid, you can turn it over. Flip your bamboo skewers about once a week to keep the bathroom smelling fresh and nice.

It is not that hard to keep your bathroom clean, tidy and fresh smelling. All of the items used are readily available and are budget-friendly. With these Bathroom cleaning tips and tricks, you can have a clean and hygienic bathroom without using any of the toxic chemicals.