Bathroom floor cleaning may not be one of our favourite jobs, but with the accumulation of all that dirt and bacteria, it’s an important one! Getting the bathroom tiles back to their sparkling self is satisfying, so follow these bathroom floor cleaning tips to make sure no corner or crevice is missed.
How to clean bathroom floor tiles and other types of bathroom flooring
Bathroom flooring, whether it’s is made of tiling, rubber, vinyl, linoleum or wood, is easy to clean thoroughly with these steps.
- Firstly, clear the floor so that you have full access to the space. Move the bathroom mat (and wash if necessary), the bin, and any other removable objects or items of furniture.
- Remove surface dust from the bathroom flooring by sweeping or vacuuming the area. If you choose to vacuum, ensure that it is on a setting suitable for hard flooring.
- The best way to clean bathroom floor tiles is with a mop, but you may prefer to use a cloth if you are covering a small area. Fill a bucket with five litres of warm water and three caps of a good-quality floor cleaner, like Cif. Make sure you follow the instructions on the product label, and test any cleaning products on a small inconspicuous area of the bathroom flooring
- Dip your mop head into the bucket of floor cleaning solution, and wring out excess water. Applying too much water to some types of flooring can cause damage, and can result in more of a mess than you started with!
- Starting at the far end of the room and working your way towards the door, mop the floor thoroughly, paying attention to every corner. You may need to dunk and wring out the mop a couple of times, depending on the size of the floor space you are covering.
- Once the floor is looking thoroughly clean, take a towel and dry off the floor to avoid any mildew build-up, or accidental slipping.