Whether you’re a full-time working mom or dad, or a stay-at-home parent, you probably don’t have a lot of time in your day to dedicate to cleaning. You know you need to deep clean your bathrooms regularly, but you don’t want to spend hours doing it, right?
At Cleanipedia, we understand efficiency is key when cleaning, especially when you’re cleaning up after several little people too. When you have a lot of things to juggle around, it’s even harder to spend hours on bathroom cleaning. That’s why we’ve put together a bathroom cleaning schedule, that will help you do the most hygienic clean, in the least amount of time possible.
How Often Should a Bathroom be Cleaned?
We recommend following our bathroom cleaning checklist for cleaning a bathroom at least once a week. A tidy up and quick clean can be done every day, of course, but a deep clean with the great products we’ve suggested should be done once a week.
What is the Cleaning Schedule for the Key Areas in The Bathroom?
Follow these steps and bathroom cleaning tips to get the best bathroom clean done in a jiffy.
Step 1 – Clean the Sink, Countertops and Toilet
Using a top-quality bleach like Domestos Thick Bleach, pour it directly into the sink and toilet bowl and leave to soak for 10 – 15 minutes. Rinse off afterwards. Then mix a solution of bleach and warm water and give these areas including all countertops another clean and wipe down. Using Domestos will ensure that you kill any bacteria or germs that might be lurking.
Keen to know more about how to disinfect a toilet and which products to use? Read our Toilet Disinfecting Tips – Disinfecting Products blog now.
Step 2 – Wipe Down All the Surfaces with Disinfectant Cleaner
Next, it’s time to give a quick wipe down to all other surfaces in the bathroom, like the bath, shower, walls and floors. Be sure to sweep the floor before washing. Use a good cream cleaner like Handy Andy in a solution of warm water for surfaces as a multi-purpose cleaner. You can also use Handy Andy Ultrafast Bathroom Spray for great results.
Step 3 – Empty Out Dustbin and Wipe it Clean
Don’t forget areas like the dustbin and the washing basket too. They can collect dust and germs during the day. Empty the contents out, recycle what you can, and give them a good wipe down with Hand Andy Cream Cleaner too.
Step 4 – Clean Out Your Cabinets, Drawers and Cupboards
This step doesn’t need to be done once a week, but certainly once a month. We can keep and accumulate a lot of old, expired products in the bathroom unknowingly. Go through all the cupboards and drawers, keep what you need and throw out and recycle what you don’t need.
Step 5 – Throw Shower Curtain, Mats, and Facecloths in the Washing Machine
Be sure to throw anything washable in the washing machine to clean at least once a week. The shower curtain in particular can accumulate mould and germs, so be sure to give it a good wash weekly.
Domestos Thick Bleach will be your best friend when it comes to cleaning a bathroom. Read our All About Domestos Thick Bleach blog now.
What Supplies and Materials Are Used to Clean the Bathroom?
Here is a list of washroom cleaner products that you need to complete the best deep cleaning you can for your bathroom:
Where to Store Bathroom Cleaning Supplies?
When working with bathroom cleaning detergent and other cleaning products, it’s important to practice safety both when using them and when storing them. When you clean your bathroom, especially when using a bleach or ammonia product, make sure the area is well ventilated. Open the doors and windows as much as possible. Store all your detergents in a difficult-to-reach cupboard or a cupboard that can be locked, to keep them away from kids or vulnerable people.
Look at our Floor and surface cleaning page for cleaning tips and tricks.
1. How often do you clean your bathroom?
Regular cleaning is crucial to maintaining a healthy and safe bathroom environment. Have a specific checklist for cleaning the bathroom - this will help ensure that nothing is missed.
2. What products do you use when cleaning the bathroom?
There are a number of products you can use to clean your bathroom, but we recommend that you use Handy Andy Cream Cleaner and Domestos Thick Bleach. These products will not only keep your bathroom clean but to keep it looking shiny and protected against germs.
3. What are some tips that can make the process of cleaning the bathroom easier?
Create a cleaning checklist. This will ensure that you don't forget anything and that everything gets done in a timely manner. Include tasks such as scrubbing the toilet, cleaning the sink and counter, sweeping and mopping the floor, etc. This will also help if you're teaching someone else how to clean the bathroom - they can simply follow your list! Gather all of your supplies beforehand. This includes things like gloves, scrub brushes, rags, cleaners, etc.
4. What should be included on your bathroom cleaning checklist?
Your bathroom cleaning checklist should cover all of the basics, including toilet bowl cleaning, sink scrubbing and tile wipe downs. But beyond those basic tasks, what else should you add to your list? Here are a few suggestions: Showerheads: Most showerheads can be easily cleaned with a vinegar solution. Simply remove the showerhead and soak it in a bowl of vinegar for a few hours. Then, use an old toothbrush to scrub away any remaining dirt or grime. Towel racks: Don't forget to give your towel racks a good cleaning every now and then! A simple way to do this is to wipe them down with a cloth dampened with white vinegar. The Vents
5. What are the most important areas of a bathroom to clean?
A bathroom cleaning checklist would include the following: The toilet bowl, including the area underneath and around it. The sink, including the drain and faucet. The bathtub and/or shower, including the curtain or shower door. The tile and grout in the bathroom. The countertops and cabinet fronts in the bathroom. The floor of the bathroom, including around the toilet, sink, and bathtub/shower