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How easy it is to wash the bathroom: we clean the tiles, seams and plumbing


A clean bathroom is an important element of the bathroom interior. In addition, it is the cleanliness and grooming of this attribute that determine its performance. Over the years, each hostess has gained her personal experience and knows how to wash the tiles in the bathroom, how to clean the curtain or curtain from plaque, how to perfectly clean the tiles, and clean the seams in the bathroom. However, young housewives just have to discover these recipes for purity.

Tile - one of the most popular finishing materials in the bathrooms. It is appreciated because of these advantages:

  • A long period of active use;
  • Ease of care;
  • Strength;
  • Ability to experiment enough with the design.

If you care for the tile incorrectly, a white patina will quickly appear on the tile, an attractive gloss and a “commodity” gloss will disappear.

Ceramic tiles in the bathroom and toilet should be washed once a week. In such rooms is usually very high humidity. Fungus and mold can form at any time, and this is already dangerous for the health of all residents of the apartment. To prevent this, it is worth regularly to clean the ceramic surfaces in the bathroom.

It is important not only to clean the surface of the tile itself, but also to carefully treat each seam. In the gaps between the tiled elements hides a lot of dangerous microorganisms. In addition, the appearance of even the most beautiful and well-groomed ceramic tiles spoil the dirty seams.

It is important to remember that the tile can never be washed with metal brushes. It is better to refuse solutions with fats and acids. In the process of cleaning surfaces do not abuse household chemicals.

Carefully cleaning the work surfaces in the bathroom, it is important not to forget about the small attributes. Pollution and active attack of pathogenic microorganisms and fungi alike lend themselves to all the elements in the room. Carefully wipe and disinfect the surfaces of the shelves and decorative wall elements, wash and dry the curtain in the bathroom, and clean the mats.

It is better to use not only convenient cleaning agents, but also antifungal products for processing the joints between the tiled elements. They do not necessarily have to be purchased at a pharmacy or a specialist appliance store.

The simplest means available to everyone are vinegar and alcohol. These substances are diluted with water before cleaning, and the surfaces are carefully treated with them.

Cast iron and steel baths

The enamel, which usually covers the surface of the bath of iron and steel, is erased over time. The older the item, the more cracks, roughness, and difficult to remove plaque appear on it.

In no case, such surfaces can not be cleaned with scrapers, brushes, aggressive chemicals with abrasive base. In no case can not use the product for cleaning toilets. There are usually concentrated a lot of aggressive acids that leave behind ugly smudges and stains. Eliminate defects will not be possible.

Also it is necessary to abandon the habit of soaking clothes with laundry detergent directly in the bathroom. The bath surface will be ruined.

In the store, you can choose a suitable cleaning agent specifically for sanitary ware of this type. The substance is applied to contaminated surfaces with a foam sponge. The solution is left for 5-10 minutes, then rinsed with warm water.

Acetic essence will help to remove yellowness. Rust and fungus will help eliminate soda and concentrated soap solution (only soap is suitable for use).

Acrylic baths are extremely sensitive to all kinds of mechanical damage. They need special care and proper care. Acrylic surfaces must not be cleaned with the following substances:

  1. Scrapers and metal brushes;
  2. Abrasives;
  3. Agents with ammonia, chlorine, formaldehyde and aggressive acids.

Acrylic can not be cleaned without soaking. A smooth surface is usually very well cleanable. However, cleaning should be done regularly.

Marble bath

Marble bath - just a luxury attribute in a modern apartment. This is a plumbing of the "luxury" category and requires appropriate treatment.

For cleaning marble surfaces do not use household chemicals. It is better to process the stone with a soap solution with a low content of soda and ammonia.

Light marble, if necessary, can also be bleached with improvised means. To do this, it is necessary to make a slurry of salt and lemon juice. The mixture is applied to those areas that need bleaching. After 15-20 minutes, the pulp is washed off. It is possible to add shine to the surface with the help of a special polishing paste.