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Clean bathroom ideas with 19 easy tricks

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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Do you ever wonder how some people seem to get their bathroom so much cleaner than yours? What is their secret? You won't need to call in the professionals to get the results you want, once you've read our top tips for a dazzling bathroom!

So, grab a cloth and some rubber gloves and let's get scrubbing. Although, we do like an easy life so perhaps less scrubbing and more clever cleaning, eh?

1. Get the windows open to let in fresh air

2. Pour white vinegar into a bag and submerge the shower head in it overnight

Limescale-free showers for you!

3. Wash or at least deodorise your bath mats once a week

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Drummonds Bathrooms

Drummonds Case Study: European Retreat, Denmark

Drummonds Bathrooms

4. Rub wax on any air vents

To prevent greasy build-ups that are hard to wipe off.

5. Don't wipe the walls, mop them!

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Roselind Wilson Design

Eaton Mews North—Master Bathroom

Roselind Wilson Design

Such a time saver.

6. Clean right under the toilet rim so you don't miss anything

7. Drop a couple of denture cleaning tabs in your cistern overnight

They'll prevent stains and limescale.

8. Always spray your shower screen with a glass spray when you've finished

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Nordic Saunas and Steam

Feature Showers and Steam Showers

Nordic Saunas and Steam

Prevention is better than cure!

9. Wrap vinegar soaked tissue around taps

To get rid of limescale.

10. Clean out cabinets and drawers regularly

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Celia Sawyer Luxury Interiors

Fairways at the Bishops Avenue

Celia Sawyer Luxury Interiors

Throwing out any old makeup or out of date medicine.

11. Remove and clean your overhead light lenses

You'll be shocked what a difference this makes!

12. Tie up your shower curtain when you're finished showering

So it doesn't stay wet and get mouldy.

13. Give all your cabinet handles a quick scrub

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LEIVARS

Battersea

LEIVARS

An old toothbrush is great for this.

14. Bleach gel and a toothbrush make great grout freshening tools

15. Install brighter light bulbs

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Patience Designs

St John's Wood

Patience Designs

Sometimes a little trickery goes a long way!

16. Dot some scented candles around the room

Even unlit, they still smell great!

17. Smears, streaks and smudges will make your whole bathroom seem grubbier

So clean your glass properly.

18. Rinse all your shampoo and shower gel bottles

Before you put them back on a shelf!

19. Always mop your floor last so you don't tread any dirt back in

For more cleaning tips and tricks, take a look at this Ideabook: 17 Borderline Genius Tricks To Speed Clean Your Home.

Is your bathroom now going to dazzle like never before?
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