Maintaining a clean and hygienic bathroom is essential for the health and well-being of you and your family. Bathrooms are often a breeding ground for germs and bacteria, and regular cleaning is necessary to prevent the spread of disease and maintain a pleasant environment.
However, cleaning a bathroom can be a daunting task, especially if it has been neglected for a while. Custom Cleaning of the Treasure Coast provided a step-by-step guide to thoroughly clean it, leaving it sparkling clean and germ-free:
Gather Your Cleaning Supplies
Before you begin cleaning, make sure you have all the necessary cleaning supplies on hand. You will need: Rubber gloves, cleaning solution or detergent, bleach (if necessary), toilet brush, scrub brush or sponge, microfiber cloth or old towels, glass cleaner, broom or vacuum cleaner, mop or steam cleaner. There are just a few items you’ll be needing in general, but you can always customize the list depending on the task.
Clear the Clutter
Before you start cleaning, remove any unnecessary items from the bathroom, such as shampoo bottles, razors, and other personal items. Clear the countertops, shelves, and floors of any clutter, and put everything in its proper place.
Clean the Toilet
The toilet is the most critical part of the bathroom to disinfect thoroughly, as it is a breeding ground for bacteria and germs.
To clean the toilet, first, put on your rubber gloves. Then, pour some cleaning solution or detergent into the toilet bowl and use a toilet brush to scrub the inside of the bowl thoroughly. Don’t forget to clean under the rim and the outside of the bowl as well.
Once you have finished scrubbing, flush the toilet to rinse away the cleaning solution. If there are any stains or discolorations in the bowl, use bleach to remove them.
Clean the Shower and Tub
The shower and tub can accumulate soap scum and mildew over time, making them difficult to clean. To clean the shower and tub, start by wetting the surfaces with water.
Then, apply a cleaning solution or detergent and use a scrub brush or sponge to scrub the surfaces thoroughly. Pay special attention to the corners and grout lines, where mildew can accumulate. Once you have finished scrubbing, rinse the surfaces thoroughly with water.
Clean the Sink and Countertops
The sink and countertops can accumulate toothpaste, hair, and other debris over time. To clean the sink and countertops, first, clear away any clutter. T
hen, apply cleaning solution or detergent to the surfaces and use a sponge or cloth to scrub them thoroughly. Don’t forget to clean the faucet and the drain. Once you have finished scrubbing, rinse the surfaces thoroughly with water.
Clean the Mirrors and Windows
The mirrors and windows in the bathroom can accumulate dirt and grime, making them difficult to see through. To clean the mirrors and windows, first, dust them off with a microfiber cloth or an old towel.
Then, apply glass cleaner to the surfaces and use a damp cloth to wipe them clean. Make sure to remove any streaks or smudges.
Sweep or Vacuum the Floor
The bathroom floor can accumulate hair, dirt, and debris over time. To clean the floor, start by sweeping or vacuuming up any loose debris.
Then, apply cleaning solution or detergent to the floor and use a mop or steam cleaner to scrub it thoroughly. Make sure to clean the corners and edges of the floor, where dirt can accumulate.