Keeping your toilet clean is not just about having the right toilet cleaning materials in hand. It’s important to keep your cleaning accessories sanitised as well. Disinfecting these accessories is an essential part of ensuring your bathroom is as hygienic as possible. In this article, we have compiled helpful surface-cleaning tips to clean your toilet accessories by making use of ingredients easily available in your home.
1) To Clean Your Stainless Steel Accessories
To clean the stainless steel accessories in your bathroom, such as a jet spray or a soap dish, make a cleaning solution by mixing 2 tsp. each of dishwashing liquid, vinegar and salt in a cup of lukewarm water. Mix it well and pour in a spray bottle. Spray it all over the surfaces, wait for 10 minutes and then rub using a soft sponge. Then rinse with warm water and allow air-drying. Vinegar and salt with help you cut the grease and dirt, while the dishwashing liquid will clean and get the surfaces looking spotless.
2) To Clean Your Mirrors and Glass Surfaces
Take a bar of soap and apply it firmly on the surface of your glass surfaces and mirror. Rinse it with plain water and use a dry rag or towel to wipe off the residual soap. You can place a cloth on the ground to catch any water drips.
3) To Clean Your Plunger
To clean your plunger, you need to make a disinfectant solution. Make a solution by mixing 2 tsp. of baking soda, 2 tsp. of dishwashing liquid and 4 tsp. of lemon juice in ½ a cup of hot water. Mix it well using a stirrer or a spoon. Pour it into a spray bottle. Apply on the inner and outer side of the plunger and wait for 10 minutes. Rinse all over with warm water and leave to dry.
4) To Clean Your Toilet Brush
To clean your toilet brush, fill your spare bucket with warm water. Add 3 tsp. of bleach (see the bottle label for advice on this). Place your toilet brush in the bucket and leave it for an hour. Take the brush out and rinse under hot water. Wipe it dry with a cloth and place it back in the holder. You can also use a cleaning solution of 3 tsp. dishwashing liquid and 4 tsp. of vinegar in a bucket of hot water as an alternative to bleach.
There you go! It’s a good idea to clean your toilet brush and other toilet cleaning implements once a week to avoid bacteria build-up. Follow these quick and easy methods for a clean and hygienic bathroom.