Do you know how to clean a bathroom quickly and effectively? Better yet, does everyone in your family? We need it to make sure that our children all know how to clean a bathroom before they go off to college or rent their first apartment.
Bathrooms present us with a unique sense of problems: soap scum, tough stains, mildew on a variety of surfaces To keep a bathroom fresh there are daily, weekly and monthly chores. Daily chores make the weekly ones easier. Weekly maintenance makes the monthly chores a snap. You never want it to get to the point where it’s just easier to demolition the bathroom.
There are two ways to clean a bathroom. There is the “one task at a time” style, which is great if you tend to get sidetracked. Or there is the “overlap” method, which is the fastest way to get the job done. It might not be as thorough, but if you clean every week, every surface of the bathroom will get cleaned a couple of times.
One caveat: almost every article that gives tips on how to clean a bathroom always recommends that you use baking soda as a scrubbing solution for a number of reasons. The first and obvious reason is that “being green” is very politically correct these days. And the other reason is that no one wants to be responsible for readers ruining the surfaces in their bathrooms or killing themselves with incompatible chemicals.
Martha Stewart makes it sound like scrubbing one’s soap scum covered tile walls with baking soda is the easiest thing in the world. It’s not. Soap scum sucks and anyone who actually has to clean it off would recommend the strongest cleaner available. As you become more experienced in bathroom cleaning, I’m sure you will try a variety of solutions that can be purchased with coupons.
Eventually, you’ll find THE product that you will be faithful to for the rest of your life. There is a reason why Bon Ami and Comet are still around. Always read the container of the cleaning agent so you know what to never use it on and what to never mix it with.
How to Clean a Bathroom – Step 1: Gather Your Equipment
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