Nothing compares to the feeling of entering a bathroom that is as clean as a place that is intended to promote hygiene and cleanliness. The reality is that making a properly clean bathroom may seem like a big task…and maintaining a clean bathroom might feel closer to the “impossible” end of the overwhelming range. Especially in the case of bathroom tiles and grout. However, with spring cleaning in the air, there are certain tips and tactics on how to clean bathroom tiles and keep them clean that you should know.
Maintaining the cleanliness of your house is crucial since it is the environment in which your family flourishes. A bathroom is an area that requires extra attention since it tends to get filthy really quickly. We have a tendency to pay little attention to how we are polluting our environment when we are cleaning up after ourselves. In the bathroom, water stains, filth, mold, mildew, and soap scum are all common sights to see.
When it comes to making a bathroom seem nasty, there are few things more effective than old and muddy bathroom tiles. It is not just the act of cleaning that makes such a significant effect, but also the products that we use to clean our houses that have a significant impact. Unfortunately, cleaning products may occasionally include a high concentration of chemicals, causing more damage than good to you and your family as a result. This is why it is preferable to use natural cleaning products, even while doing household cleaning.
Cleaning the bathroom tiles may be a time-consuming endeavor at times, particularly since it can be difficult to reach between the bathroom tiles and around them. The use of chemicals to clean is highly convenient since the filth and grime disappear as if by magic, but it is also quite dangerous, particularly when there are small children and pets in the home. Non-toxic cleaning products are not only harmful to children, but they may also be harmful to adults who inhale the fumes from cleaning goods.
Everyday, do a little amount of cleaning in the bathroom.
This does not imply that you should deep-clean the bathroom on a daily basis, though. Instead, it entails doing those minor, 20-second actions that will help to maintain the freshness of your bathroom on a daily basis, such as spot-cleaning the mirror or floor tile and wiping down the worktops, tile backsplash, and/or sink surface. Weekly, on the other hand, you’ll want to take care of the bathroom cleaning recommendations listed below. As time passes, though, you will notice that it becomes less difficult and that you become more efficient.
Clean the bathroom tiles in the bathroom using a vacuum.
Keeping the bathroom clean with sweeping and mopping is fine, but occasionally the strong suction of a vacuum cleaner is required to remove hair and debris from the bathroom tiles, whether it is on the floor or on the walls.
Prepare the bathroom tiles by heating it.
Make use of the hottest water setting available on the faucet and fill the bathtub and sink with a couple of inches of hot water to warm the surrounding surroundings when at all feasible. Also, use hot water to clean any difficult areas of tile if necessary. Wait a few minutes as you clean the mirror or wipe down other surfaces with a paper towel to absorb the moisture. Then drain the hot water and thoroughly clean the tile and surrounding area; it has been shown that increased heat increases the efficiency of alkaline cleansers by a factor of two to three.
Work your way down from the top.
Clean from the top down if you have tile in your bathroom on your tub surround and backsplash, as well as on your bathroom floor and wall surrounds. Spray the antibacterial cleanser all over the surface, then begin scrubbing from the top of the surface down. Having cleaner and filth not flow down or drip into your already-cleaned regions boosts the effectiveness of your cleaning operation.
Distribute the cleanser in a uniform layer.
It is important to apply the bathroom tiles cleaner (including DIY natural tile or grout cleaner) uniformly throughout the tile and grout surfaces while cleaning them. Using a sponge or soft cloth is the most efficient way to do this.
Don’t rush anything.
It’s great if you can give your bathroom tiles cleaner (and other cleansers) some time to settle and battle the filth on the bathroom tiles themselves. Resist the temptation to begin swiping the cleaner away immediately after spraying and spreading it over the room. Allow it to sit for around five minutes in order to fully activate the cleaning capability.
Surfaces should be cleaned.
Allowing your bathroom tile cleanser to sit for around five minutes before scrubbing it clean is a good idea. Hardness varies across tile surfaces, but grout is more porous than hard surfaces, therefore use a non-abrasive cleaning instrument such as a gentler scrub brush or a non-scratch pad to avoid scratching the surface. If being green with your cleaning is your thing, you may want to consider utilizing natural products to clean your grout. You can read about Choosing the Best Materials for Bathroom Tiles by clicking here.
All cleaners should be rinsed.
If you don’t want all of your hard cleaning work undone by leaving chemicals on the surfaces of your bathroom tiles, be sure to properly rinse them after cleaning.
All surfaces should be completely dry.
Make certain that all surfaces are completely dry before continuing, especially on the floor, where damp floors may pose a significant safety threat. Make use of color-coded dry rags (for example, red rags for the floor, yellow rags for the toilet, and blue rags for the sink) to prevent cross-contamination of possibly lingering surface germs.
If you’re looking to clean your bathroom tiles, this article will put you in the right direction in that regard. On the good side, you can also refer back to this article and practice the bathroom tiles cleaning tips mentioned here.