DIY Bathroom Cleaners
Most people buy bathroom cleaners from the store without realizing the harsh chemicals they are bringing into their home. From products that are unsafe to handle without gloves to products that can kill if they are simply inhaled for too long, bathroom cleaners can be dangerous. Fortunately, there are safe, clean and effective ways to clean the bathroom without the harsh chemicals.
Check out the five do-it-yourself bathroom cleaners listed below.
White Vinegar to Clean for Hard-Water Stains
If you need something to clean those hard-water stains in the bathroom, grab a bottle of White Vinegar. The powerful anti-fungal and bacterial killing properties are perfect for getting rid of all the buildup in the bathroom.
For bathroom stains, spray the white vinegar on the on the stain and let it stand for 15 to 20 minutes before wiping it. If you need to clean the toilet, pour about a cup of baking soda into the toilet, followed by two cups of white vinegar. After the fizzing stops, scrub out the toilet.
Tea Tree Oil for Bathroom Stains
Another great way to get rid of bathroom stains is by mixing five drops of Tea Tree Oil with one cup of white vinegar. Spray this solution onto any type of soap scum in the bathroom, allow it to stand for a few minutes and then it wipe it away.
Borax Bathroom Cleaner Review
Borax is great for cleaning any type of stain in the bathroom. It has cleaning, deodorizing and disinfecting properties that can clean the bathroom with ease. Simply mix the borax with some water to make a paste and apply this paste to a stain for a few minutes before wiping it off.
Lemon Soft Scrubber Recipe
Lemon Soft Scrubber Ingredients
- 1⁄4 cup Borax
- 1 cup baking soda
- 1 tablespoon biodegradable liquid soap
- 10 drops lemon oil
Lemon Soft Scrubber Directions:
- In a jar, mix all the ingredients besides the lemon drops together. After mixed, add the lemon oil drops to add a nice smell. This can be used to clean any surface in the bathroom.
Antibacterial Spray Recipe
Antibacterial Spray Recipe Ingredients
- 1 cup white vinegar
- 3 cups water
- 10 drops grapefruit seed extract or tea tree oil
- 1 teaspoon biodegradable liquid soap
- 10 to 20 drops lavender or lemon essential oil
Antibacterial Spray Recipe Directions
- Combine ingredients in a spray bottle. Use on any surface in the bathroom.