No More Scrubbing: 10 Genius Bathroom Cleaning Tips

Keep a Dish Wand in the Shower to Clean as You Go

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Keep a Dish Wand in the Shower to Clean as You Go

Are you the type of person who likes to clean as you go rather than wait till everything has a layer of grime on it? Keep a dish wand in the shower filled with dish soap and a little white vinegar to clean whenever you feel like it.

Dish soap is made to be tough on grease left by food, which makes it a great tool in dealing with soap scum and bathroom mildew.

Use Baking Soda and Bleach on Tile Grout

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Use Baking Soda and Bleach on Tile Grout

The grout and tiles in your bathroom are often the most neglected places when it comes to cleaning. Unless you’re doing a deep clean of every surface, you may not notice just how dirty they are until you realize the grout used to be as white as the tiles.

Make a paste of baking soda and bleach to spread onto the affected areas and leave on for a few hours before rinsing off. Repeat depending on how dark the grout was to start, making sure to ventilate the bathroom since you’re using bleach.

Leave Your Shower Doors Open or Shower Curtain Closed to Prevent Mildew

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Leave Your Shower Doors Open or Shower Curtain Closed to Prevent Mildew

Okay, so technically this isn’t a cleaning hack, but a tip to prevent you from needing to clean the bathroom more than necessary. After you shower, let the tub air out to prevent mildew from forming in the grout and other crevasses.

That means leave your glass doors open if you have them or your shower curtain closed so all the moisture can evaporate.