One of the biggest problems when buying a new house is dealing with small bathroom space. A short few decades ago bathrooms were closets with plumbing (hence the term “water closet). Some people deal with it by replacing a bedroom (of which there were many in older Victorian homes) with bathroom space. I think that’s great because a large, luxurious bathroom is fantastic.
Home and Decoration will give you some tips how to clean your bathroom and show you some great bathroom pictures that can inspire you to get to work and decorate your bathroom right this weekend!
Learn simple techniques for keeping your bathroom sparkling. Start by tossing harsh scouring powder for the tub. It is too abrasive to use regularly. After showering, take a minute to wipe down the tub and faucets with a terry-cloth towel to help remove soap scum and prevent mineral deposits. The best way is to visit Real Simple where the following pieces of advice may be found.
Pull the shower curtain closed when not in use, so water can’t sit in the folds. Spread towels over two hooks to dry, or hang them on rods instead. Wipe shower walls with a squeegee after every use.
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To discourage mildew growth in the bathroom, increase the amount of air circulation and light to decrease moisture. Use fans during the shower and for roughly 30 minutes after, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, and open windows.
Grout is porous and absorbs oils from shampoos, conditioners, and soaps, which can lead to mildew growth that can spread to the tiles it surrounds. Clean mildew with a mix of 10 parts water to 1 part bleach and a soft-bristled brush. Follow up with a pH-neutral cleaner to remove the bleach solution.
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Every month or two, give the pipes a good preventative cleaning to keep them clear of grease, oil, and hair clogs. Pour 1/2 cup baking soda down the drain, followed by 1/2 cup white vinegar. The mixture will foam up. Let stand for a few minutes to dissolve fatty acids, then pour boiling water down the drain to wash out any clogs.
Clean soap scum by using an acidic cleaner. A solution of white vinegar and water, used sparingly, will cut through this stubborn residue, but always wear gloves and rinse completely afterward.
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If a shower head becomes clogged with mineral deposits, fill a plastic bag with undiluted white vinegar and place the bag over the head so it is submerged; secure and seal the bag with a rubber band. Soak overnight and then scrub the face with a toothbrush.
To remove a hard-water ring from the inside the toilet, pour white vinegar into the bowl and let set for an hour. Scrub clean and flush.
Other than the kitchen, the bathroom takes the most amount of time and work to clean since it has so many different types of surfaces and because, by its nature, it is a place that needs to be cleaned pretty often. I hope these tips will be useful for you.