These 7 hassle-free habits will leave your bathroom squeaky clean

Every time you visit someone's house, their bathroom is spotless but you can't seem to recreate that in your own home? These 7 habits will help you keep your bathroom spotless.

These 4 habits will help you keep your bathroom spotless
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These 4 habits will help you keep your bathroom spotless

In the grand scheme of cleaning, bathrooms are most often overlooked. Not because they aren't important but because they are such a chore to clean and even harder to maintain over time. Hair goes everywhere,washingall over the floor, stuffy smells and soap scum all contribute to the mess.

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The very rare breed of people who can keep their bathrooms clean all the time most likely abide by these seven habits which make maintenance a breeze. If you follow these steps, you can also have a squeaky clean bathroom you'll be proud of!

1) Air it out

After a nice hot shower or bath, always remember to crack open yourbathroom windows. This helps promote good airflow and allows fresh air into the room to get rid of any nasty smells.

2) Put your clothes in the washing basket

Make sure there is a washing hamper in your bathroom and even better, make sure you use it. This is one of the easier habits to maintains and helps to keep clothes off the floor. Your bathroom will be tidy and smell nice!

3) Give the walls a quick clean after your shower

Many people keep a squeegee in the bathroom to give the glass walls a wipe down after a shower. This helps to prevent water stains. For tiles, keep a little spray bottle of 1/2 white vinegar and 1/2 water to spray on the walls to prevent any soap scum and mould.

Here is the key to a clean bathroom and a clear mind Sidekix Media / Unsplash

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4) Tumble dry your towels

After you've had a shower, put your wet towel through a quick spin in the tumble dryer, this will keep them soft and fresh. Also remember to wash your towels after every 3 uses!

5) Clean as you go

Maybe a little bit of toothpaste gets stuck to the side of the sink, or a little product gets smeared on the tap. By cleaning up these messes as you go they won't build up into an uncontrollably messy bathroom.

6) A quick vacuum cleaning can't hurt

We have to sweep or vacuum our floors every other day to keep them clean, especially when living with others. Just like your lounge and kitchen, bathroom floors require regular attention. A quick vacuum or sweep will ensure that hair and dust don't build up in hard to reach places.

A clean bathroom requires a few everyday efforts but you won't have to deep-clean one day Cameron Smith / Unsplash

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7) Organize your cabinets and countertops

Maybe your makeup and skincare products get left by the basin only to be added to day by day. It's time to create a system of organisation. Get rid of all those five-year-old hotel soaps and old hand lotions you got for Christmas and make sure you put things back after use.

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Why Bother Cleaning: 7 Tips for Cleaning Your Bathroom and Keeping It Clean


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