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Keeping Up with Your Bathroom

Bathrooms are required to be cleaned on a regular basis. And, as compared to other rooms in your home, you cannot just tidy them up and consider it clean. Still, you don’t have to spend a lot of time scrubbing and disinfecting to keep the bathroom clean. All you need is a few minutes a week. Here are some tips and tricks for keeping it clean all the time, and spending less time doing so.

Tips and Tricks On How to Clean Your Bathroom Fast and Efficiently

  1. Gather all the needed supplies
    You can save a lot of time if you put together everything you need for cleaning your bathroom in one place. It will be a waste of time if you need to run downstairs to get the broom. You might get caught in other work along the way and forget about the bathroom. Here are some of the supplies that might be needed when cleaning the bathroom:

    • Hand Broom
    • Dustpan
    • Mop
    • Floor cleaner
    • Disinfectant wipes
    • Toilet bowl cleaner
    • Vinegar or glass cleaner
    • Vacuum
    • Disposable duster
    • Paper towels
    • Soft rags and old towels
    • Disposable gloves
  2. Use Disinfectant Wipes to Clean the Tub and Sink
    You don’t have to pour a liquid disinfectant all over the sink and tub to clean. It is best to use a good quality disinfectant wipe to clean them. By doing this, you can spend only a few minutes on the tub and a few more minutes on the sink. Keep in mind that your goal here is to make the tub and sink clean and germ free. Use disposable gloves to keep your skin protected, and you can clean the whole area without worrying about what you touch.
    You can also use a disinfectant wipe in cleaning the outside of the toilet and to run over other outer the bathroom. This is very effective in wiping away the most obvious dirt and germs.
  3. Scrub out the internal part of the toilet with a toilet brush and cleaner.
    Using a special cleaner, usually strong disinfectants, thick liquid, scrub all areas of the toilet, especially under the rim. Flush and repeat at least twice.
  4. Use vinegar or glass cleaner to wipe the mirror.
    Mirrors and glass surfaces easily pick up water spots and fingerprints. Use a water and vinegar mixture or readymade glass cleaner in a spray bottle to cover the surfaces needing to be cleaned. Wipe dry with paper towels and polish with a soft cloth.
  5. Return to the proper places all the items that belong in the bathroom.
    So you don’t have to spend a lot of time looking for and reorganizing everything, place in a bag or basket items you need to take out of the bathroom so you can clean. This will make returning them to their places easier.
  6. Sweep or mop the floor
    Sweeping or wiping the entire floor area should be done last so any particles which fall from cleaning can be swept up. Go over the entire floor with a rag or mop dipped in a mild cleaning solution and then rung out. Dry the floor with an old towel.

    When you are done cleaning your bathroom make sure you return everything you used to its place, so the next time you need to do some maintenance, you can easily reach for what you need. If you do the same routine every week, you will be used to it and the clean-up time will be reduced significantly.