We all know that the bathroom in our home is not going to smell minty fresh all the time. Bad odors are usually caused by bacteria, so if your bathroom doesn’t smell good then it’s time for a deep cleaning. That’s why I’ve created a roundup list of bathroom cleaning hacks that’ll kill the source of bad odors in your bathroom. I’ve also thrown in a couple of smell hacks that’ll make your bathroom smell even better. Check out the full list of bathroom cleaning tips listed below and try them in your bathroom. If you want to find out more info about each tip, just click on the link underneath the picture and it will lead you to the original source.
This DIY Toilet Cleaner Will Make Your Toilet Sparkling Clean
Fill the spray bottle with vinegar. Spray the vinegar all over the inside of the toilet bowl. Drizzle a few drops of lavender essential oil into your toilet bowl to give it a fresh scent. Sprinkle two tablespoons of baking soda around the walls of the toilet bowl and let it sit for a few minutes. Use a toilet scrub to brush away hard stains and grime. Lastly, flush your toilet and repeat the steps until your toilet is completely clean. You can find more details about this bathroom cleaning hack from Shawna Bailey on Hometalk.
This 2-Ingredient DIY Cleaner Will Cut Through Built-Up Soap Scum In Your Shower and Bathtub
Dawn dish liquid
Measure out equal amounts of vinegar and dish liquid. Let the vinegar warm up in the microwave and pour it into the spray bottle. Pour the dish soap into the spray bottle and shake the bottle to mix the ingredients together. Spray the cleaner all over your shower and bathtub and let it sit for 30 minutes to an hour. Use a clean cloth to scrub your shower and bathtub and rinse thoroughly. Find more amazing bathroom cleaning tips from One Good Thing By Jillee.
How To Clean Bathroom Tile Floor Grout With Vinegar and Baking Soda
Drop one tablespoon of baking soda into 1 ½ cups of water and stir. Cautiously pour ¼ cup of vinegar into the water and baking soda. Pour the solution into a spray bottle and add in a few drops of the peppermint and lemon essential oils. Shake the bottle before using. To use this cleaner, spray the solution onto a microfiber floor mop and mop your floors like normal. You can find more details about this cleaning hack from eHow.
Kill Germs In Your Bathroom With This Homemade Cleaner
Add 1 tablespoon of baking soda to 1 ½ cups of warm water and stir. Then, add ½ cup of vinegar, 2 tablespoons of Castile soap, and 20 drops of tea tree oil into the mixture. Transfer everything to a glass spray bottle and swirl the bottle to mix the ingredients together. Find more info about this awesome non-toxic bathroom cleaning hack from Root & Revel.
Wash Your Shower Curtain Liner In The Washing Machine
If your shower curtain liner has developed mildew and built up soap scum, wash your shower curtain liner in the washing machine with half a cup of baking soda. You can find more bathroom cleaning tips from The Krazy Coupon Lady.
Make Your Own “Before You No. 2” Spray
Add a few drops of essential oils and vegetable glycerine to the spray mister bottle. Then, add in the rubbing alcohol and distilled water. Shake the bottle before spraying. Find more details about this smell hack and a free label for your bottle from Today’s Creative Life.
Make Your Toilet Smell Like Pumpkin Spice With This DIY Autumn Spice Toilet Spray
20 drops of cinnamon essential oil
15 drops of nutmeg essential oil
12 drops of cardamom essential oil
15 drops of clove essential oil
8 drops of sweet orange essential oil
1 ½ tablespoon rubbing alcohol
4 oz distilled water
1 tsp vegetable glycerine
4 oz amber glass spritz bottle
First, pour all of the essential oils and rubbing alcohol into the amber glass spray bottle. Then, add in a teaspoonful of vegetable glycerine and 4 ounces of distilled water. Swirl the bottle around to mix all of the components together. You find more details about this this smell hack and a free label for your spray bottle from Rubies & Radishes.
Place This DIY Air Freshener On Your Bathroom Counter To Fill Your Bathroom With A Sweet Fragrance
Fill the mason jar with ½ cup of baking soda and 15 drops of any essential oil scent that you would like. Place the paper over the opening of the jar and screw the lid back on the jar. Shake the jar a little bit to mix the ingredients together. Find more details about this awesome diy air freshener from Living Well Mom.
Submerge Your Toilet Scrub In Disinfectant To Keep It From Stinking Up Your Bathroom
Place your toilet brush down into the jar and fill the jar up with disinfectant. Find more hacks from Smart School House.
This DIY Mason Jar Reed Diffuser Will Engulf Your Bathroom In Natural, Fresh Scents
4 ounces carrier oil (fractionated coconut oil)
75-100 drops of essential oils
10 bamboo skewers
1 teaspoon vodka
Mason jar lid with 1-inch hole (or you can drill a hole into the original mason jar lid)
Start by cutting off the pointed end of the bamboo skewers. Pour 4 ounces of the carrier oil into the mason jar and then add 45-60 drops of any essential oil that you would like. Stir in 1 teaspoon of vodka and screw the lid onto the jar. Dip the skewers into the oil and flip the skewers so that the dipped end is up. Once the scent starts to fade, flip the skewers around to the opposite end. Find more details about this amazing DIY reed diffuser from It Takes Time.
Keeping the bathroom clean and smelling good can seem like a full time job, but these bathroom cleaning hacks will make the task a little less difficult. If you have any bathroom cleaning tips that you would like to share me, tell me about them in the comment section below.