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Keeping the bathroom and kitchen clean is an ongoing battle. Make it easier with the cleaning tips and tricks in these videos. You'll learn fast, easy ways to get rid of bathroom mold, hard water marks, rust stains, bathtub rings, lime scale, mildew stains, soap scum, and more. Plus, tips on how to clean a granite countertop, a toaster oven, the garbage disposal, a sink drain, chrome, grout, your microwave, shower curtains, and many other hard-to-clean household appliances and surfaces.
You Will Need
- A pair of rubber gloves
- A sponge
- White vinegar
- A bucket or large bowl
- A mild all-purpose cleaner
- Mildly abrasive bathtub cleaner
- A scrub brush
- Baking soda
- A clean cloth
- An old toothbrush
- A toothpick
- Liquid chlorine bleach (optional)
- A nonabrasive cleaning product, for fiberglass or acrylic tubs (optional)
Ventilate the room by turning on any fans and opening any doors or windows.
Put on gloves
Put on your gloves.
Remove shower items
Remove any soaps, shampoos, razors, or mats from your shower.
Wipe down doors
Wipe down the shower doors with a sponge soaked in white vinegar.
Rinse walls & floor
Use your bucket or bowl to quickly rinse the walls and floor of your shower.
Remove any hair from the drain.
Scrub your shower tiles with your sponge and the all-purpose cleaner.
Scrub & rinse
For a porcelain or enamel tub, apply a mildly abrasive cleaner or the all-purpose one, and let it stand according to product directions. Scrub the tub with your brush, then rinse well.
For stubborn stains or rings on porcelain or enamel tubs, try scrubbing with baking soda on a damp sponge. Rinse well.
Dry with cloth
Wipe the surfaces of your shower and tub dry with a clean cloth.
Using a sponge, clean the fixtures with an all-purpose cleaner.
If you are able, remove the cap on your drain and reach down and pull out any clogged hairs.
If you are able, remove the shower-head and take it apart, soaking the pieces overnight in a bucket or bowl of white vinegar to remove any buildup. In the morning, scrub it with an old toothbrush and clean the holes with a toothpick.
Reattach the showerhead, run it clean for a minute, then hop right in to wash your troubles away…