Cleanliness and hygiene have become increasingly important in the modern world. The global pandemic has highlighted the need to wash hands regularly and even use hand sanitiser.
Of course, avoiding the spread of bacteria is only one reason to keep the bathroom clean. It is also important to minimize mould growth.
This is more common in a bathroom than in other rooms of your house because of the high levels of moisture.
Mould flourishes in warm damp environments. It’s not just unsightly, it can be detrimental to your health.
While mould can be easily attributed to a damp atmosphere, if you do have it in your bathroom it’s worth contacting a reputable plumber Sydney to have your system checked for leaks. This could be the cause of the mould.
For all these reasons it is essential that you properly clean your bathroom.
The Power Of White Vinegar
To properly clean your bathroom you need a product capable of removing limescale, smudges, other dirt, and killing bacteria.
Although there are many products on the market, one of the best is white vinegar. It’s effective, easy to get hold of, and inexpensive.
Having the right cleanser to hand will make it much easier to get the job done properly.
The first step in cleaning your bathroom is to wipe all the surfaces down with your white vinegar and a damp cloth.
Start in one corner and work your way methodically around the room. Vinegar can be sued to wipe tiles down and painted surfaces, without damaging them.
Best of all, you don’t need to wipe them down a second time with a damp cloth, the surfaces will dry naturally and look great.
This includes shower screens, bath tubs, taps, and any other bathroom fittings.
Soak The Shower head
Your shower head is one of the dirtiest things in your bathroom! It is the perfect place for limescale and bacteria to build up.
Then, when you turn on the shower, you direct all the bacteria straight not your face.
Simply remove the shower head and soak it in a bowl of white vinegar for the night.
Make sure the head is completely submerged and it will look perfect in the morning. Best of all, it will be germ free.
Disinfect The Toilet
It’s important to wipe over the toilet seat and the inside of the toilet. You can use vinegar for this or a disinfectant spray, both are effective. Of course, it is advisable to wear gloves.
Don’t forget to wipe down all the areas that are difficult to see or reach, such as behind the toilet.
To really ensure your bathroom is clean you’ll want to scrub your grout with the white vinegar.
However, as grout colours over time, you will also periodically want to replace the grout.
This will help to keep your bathroom looking like new and ensure it is clean enough to eat in, f you really want to.