6 Super Easy Ways to Maintain Your Bathroom Clean

Maintaining a clean bathroom can turn out to be a daunting task. After all, the bathroom is one of the less trafficked rooms in your house. So what can you do right to maintain a clean your bathroom? Well, not to worry because this post is going to take you through the 6 clever ways to keep your bathroom clean.

1. Keep the sink clean sink

The sink is arguably the most used bathroom equipment. In fact, if your bathroom sink is clean, it’s just like a bedroom with a neatly made bed. If your sink is sparkling clean, then be sure that the rest of the bathroom will look tidy. To maintain a clean sink, simply rinse and wipe it clean whenever you’re done using it. 

For instance, after cleaning your face and brushing your teeth, make sure you clean any glob of toothpaste or any cleaning detergent’s foam remaining. If you don’t do this, you might attract dirt and hair eventually leading to your sink’s discoloration. In short, after using the sink, give it a quick wipe down using a piece of clean microfiber cloth or dampened tissue.

2. Keep the floor clean

Don Aslett, a famous designer, once designed a whole house which nothing could touch the floor; even the furniture was not spared! His intention was to make cleaning very simple. This aside, you can try to use the same strategy with your bathroom.
Make sure your bathroom floor is clear of any dirty clothes, laundry baskets, step stools, potted plants or any other thing that might require to be moved when cleaning the floor. In fact, you can even go ahead to keep your garbage can under the sink or raise it of the floor.

3. Use pump soap

We understand that using bar soaps has a lot of advantages such as cost effectiveness, wider product range and most importantly they prevent soap wastage compared to liquid soaps. However, Instead of using bar soaps, always use pump soap at the sink. This will help you get rid of that grimy soap dish, thus maintaining cleaner sink and countertop. 

Also, most bar soaps are guilty of spreading soap scum all over your bathroom’s sink or counter edges. Additionally, you’ll have some slimy or mushy mess if bar soap is left in standing water for long leading to wastage and unpleasant sight. However, getting a liquid soap packaged in a hands-free soap dispenser or a pump will keep away as much soap residue as possible.

4. De-clutter the counters

If your bathroom counter is exploding with unnecessary stuff, then you’re probably dealing with counter sprawl. However, this problem can be easily fixed via a maxim of cleaning – this means, each item should have its own dedicated place. The simplest way to accomplish this is to get a bin or a tray which are easily available in different sizes, materials or colors depending on your choice.

For example, you can get a nice antique tray that could make picking and arranging your bathroom items a lot easier. You can keep here your floss, toothpaste, face wash and any other item you might need hence maintaining a much organized and cleaner bathroom counter. To add on that, you can make effective use of your bathroom’s under-the-sink storage space because you can hide a lot of things there.

5. Regularly wash your towels

Not only are dirty towels conducive breeding grounds for bacteria, they also make your bathroom look generally untidy. The top secret is to insist on towels that are white in color. Wondering why? White towels will make you perform routine bleaching, thus remaining as fluffy as hell. 

To make it even better, you can install ample towel bars where you can hang them to dry quickly after washing or use, making your bathroom look tidier. If you’re short on wall space, consider making an over-the-door towel bar or hooks.

6. Conduct weekly deep clean

Finally, you should set aside some of your time to conduct thorough cleaning on your bathroom, at least once a week. That said, a good bathroom cleaning product should be low on chemicals and highly efficacious. Also, you should have important tools in your cleaning arsenal such as:

  • Microfiber cleaning cloths to wipe down the tub, sink and counter.
  • An all-purpose squeegee for removing excess moisture from the bathroom walls.
  • Toilet brush with a decorative holder for effective toilet cleaning.
  • An antibacterial multi-surface cleaner which is used as a disinfectant.
  • Rubber gloves to protect your hands while cleaning.
  • A scrub brush for effective deep-clean on shower and tub.
  • NOTE: You can keep one or two old toothbrush since nothing cleans your tiles grout lines better.

Conclusion

Did we miss one? Well, if you follow the above cleaning regimen, you can be sure to always have a sparkling clean bathroom. Also, feel free to tell us some your own clever ways of keeping your bathroom clean in our comments section below.