Shake out your doormats and sweep the steps. If you have any pets, be sure to vacuum up the hair before you sweep. Make sure that all your dishes have been cleaned and put away and that the counters are wiped off and free from stacks of “stuff”. Or if you have a dishwasher, load the dishes after each meal instead of letting them stack up in the sink throughout the day. Each night after you brush your teeth, use them to wipe down the counter, sink and toilet. You will have to make use of a brush or sponge to effectively remove the scum. You will need a good cleaner that will effectively remove soap and scum from your bathtub and shower walls. Hang a squeegee in the shower and use it to wipe the walls and shower door down after each use. Every night use your soapy dish cloth to quickly wipe up the floor before you toss it into the laundry.
Then go back and rinse everything down and wipe those mirrors clean. 5. In order to remove sticky price tags, saturate the tag with cooking oil, let it sit, and then it should come off easily. Wipe down the bleach cleaner, and then use a toilet brush to scrub the ring in the toilet. The bowl itself and under the rim should be cleaned with a toilet brush and toilet cleanser. Set the timer for 15 minutes and see how many rooms you can get cleaned up before it goes off. The rind that forms on the tub can be cleaned using a nylon net ball or pad. To make the chore of cleaning bathrooms easy, make sure everyone rinses the tub or shower stall immediately after using it. Using a product for cleaning bathroom/kitchen surfaces is perfect for these tasks. Wash the dishes. If your not using that counter top appliance put it away somewhere, pull the other appliances back from the wall so you can wipe the surfaces around them put them back. The next step in learning how to clean a bathroom is to clean the sink and counter.
Clean each room from top to bottom in a clockwise or counter clockwise direction. Remove everything from the top of the counter, wiping them clean as you do so. The seat, top and bottom, as well as the rim of the bowl should be wiped down with a toilet bowl cleaner. Wipe down all surfaces even the cabinets and the fridge. Wipe everything down with a wet microfiber cloth just before you get out and your tub/shower is clean and ready for the next person. If you have a microfiber Dusting Mitt, obviously you can use it instead. For wiping and cleaning, you can use paper towels but rags and microfiber rags work great too, and they can be washed and reused. This will keep you focused and actually enjoying your work. Put your bath mats in the washing machine before you begin, they will be ready to dry halfway through your tasks.
You may find yourself skipping over certain areas, avoiding other areas and altogether ignoring some of the tasks for months at a time. We all know that it takes a good two to three hours to clean a house, but when you are busy with your job, your children, or your dog/cat sometimes trying to find that chunk of time is impossible. Clean the shower with a good degreaser. Use your bath towel from yesterday as a bathmat or on the floor of the shower while you clean to keep water from pooling. Make sure that the cleaner that you use is made specifically for shower glass doors, as you do not want it to be so harsh that it will permanently damage the glass. Spray this area down as well and while giving it time to soak get out your glass cleaner and paper towels. Cleaning glass shower doors with a sponge dipped in white vinegar gives the door a sparkle.
8. According to Angela Cook, via “Robbie’s Kitchen,” Resolve Spot Remover works great on removing soap scum from shower doors. Hard water causes the soap you use to precipitate out of the water, so you’re left with a scum residue that is a combination of soap and dirt around your tub where the surface of the water usually sits. The tools you use to clean your corner bathtubs will vary depending on what type of corner bathtub you have. Now that you know how to clean a bathroom, there is no excuse to have a dirty toilet. Once you’re done with the bathroom for the night, give it a quick look over to see if there’s anything lying around that isn’t in it’s proper place or shouldn’t be there. Make the bed, organize clutter, pick up clothes off the floor and place in the hamper. Make sure that your sponges and pot scrubbers have been wrung out and soap free before you put them back in place. When you have reached the door, you can stand back and look at your nice clean bathroom! If you have children have them go through the house and pick up toys, shoes, and whatever clutter is on the floor and have them put these items in their rightful places.