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10 Clever Bathroom Cleaning Hacks That Won’t Break the Bank

10 Genius Bathroom Cleaning Hacks That Won’t Break the Bank

10 Genius Bathroom Cleaning Hacks That Won’t Break the Bank

Cleaning the bath is probably the least fun of all chores. There’s germs, harsh chemicals, an ugly makeshift mask of tissues to wade off the unpleasant odor. Sadly, we’ve all been there.

So here is a list of 10 cheap, eco-friendly and lazy bathroom cleaning hacks that will make you LOVE cleaning the bath. Or at least despise it a little less.

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Clean your Toilet Bowl with Baking Soda and Vinegar

Prepare a 1:2 mix of baking soda to vinegar in a spray bottle for a cheap and effective homemade cleaner. Spray inside the toilet bowl as well as the lid and flush handle. Let sit for 5-10 minutes. Add more baking soda to the inside of the bowl and use a toilet wand to scrub. Wipe the lid and flush handle with an old towel.

Use a Dryer Sheet to Remove Soap Scum from Shower Doors

10 Genius Bathroom Cleaning Hacks That Won't Break the Bank

Courtesy The Krazy Coupon Lady

No more harsh chemicals or heavy-duty cleaning. A few dryer sheets are all you need to gently scrub away soap scum.

Use Newspapers and Tea to Clean Bathroom Mirrors

This is an eco-friendly hack that’s also extremely affordable. To clean your mirrors, steep a bag of black tea, allow to cool, then pour into a spray bottle. Spray onto your mirrors and use crumpled newspapers to polish. The high levels of tannins in the tea work to dissolve grime while the newspaper removes dirt without leaving lint or streaks.

Prevent Metal Cans from Rusting with Clear Nail Polish

10 Genius Bathroom Cleaning Hacks That Won't Break the Bank

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Coat the bottom of shaving cream and other metal cans with clear polish to prevent unsightly rust.

Make Your Own DIY Poo-Pourri

10 Genius Bathroom Cleaning Hacks That Won't Break the Bank

 

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Spraying Poo-Pourri into the toilet bowl before you go creates a barrier that contains odors. It’s a great alternative to aerosol sprays that can be suffocating (and not particularly discreet). To make your own DIY Poo-Pourri, place 1-2 tablespoons of rubbing alcohol into a small spray bottle (2 oz or larger). Add 10-20 drops of your favorite essential oil and shake to mix. Fill the remainder of the bottle with distilled water. Shake before each use and spray 3-4 times directly into the toilet bowl.

Clean Shower Curtains with the Help of Your Laundry Machine

10 Genius Bathroom Cleaning Hacks That Won't Break the Bank

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Shower curtains can be a pain to clean by hand. A handy hack is to throw them in with your laundry.

Remove Mineral Deposits from Your Showerhead with a Plastic Bag and Vinegar

10 Genius Bathroom Cleaning Hacks That Won't Break the Bank

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For this lazy homemaker hack, fill half a ziplock bag with white vinegar. Wrap the bag around your shower head and secure with a rubber band. Let it soak for at least an hour. For the best results, let it sit overnight.

Clean Grout with Baking Soda and a Toothbrush

Grout stands no chance against this homemade cleaner preparation. Simply mix 3 parts baking soda with 1 part water and use an old toothbrush to apply to grout. Let stand for 5-10 minutes, then brush the dirt away.

Rub a Fresh Cut Lemon onto Bathroom Faucets to Remove Water Spots

10 Clever Bathroom Cleaning Hacks That Won't Break the Bank

Cleaning your bathroom has never been more organic. Literally. Slice a lemon in half and use it to remove water spots on faucets and handles.

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Remove Stains from Your Bathtub with Half a Grapefruit Dipped in Salt

10 Clever Bathroom Cleaning Hacks That Won't Break the Bank

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Finally, dip half a grapefruit into salt for a gentle and fruity bathtub scrub. After cleaning the bathroom, it’s probably perfect timing to take a salt bath.

Related: 9 Mind-Blowing Reasons to Take an Epson Salt Bath Today


As you can see, most of the cleaning supplies you need, you already own.  Household cleaners are non-toxic, economical, and extremely affordable. The next time you’re at the grocer’s, save money and skip the cleaning aisle.

Are there any cleaning hacks you swear by? Let me know below!

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