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A step-by-step guide to help you clean your bathroom effectively:

Cleaning your bathroom may not be the most enjoyable task, but it’s essential for maintaining a hygienic and comfortable living space. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you clean your bathroom effectively:

Gather Your Supplies:

Cleaning solutions:

  • All-purpose cleaner or bathroom cleaner

  • Disinfectant cleaner

  • Glass cleaner

  • Toilet bowl cleaner

Tools and equipment:

  • Microfiber cloths or paper towels

  • Sponges or scrub brushes

  • Toilet brush

  • Broom and dustpan

  • Mop or steam cleaner (for floors)

  • Old toothbrush for detailed cleaning

  • Rubber gloves

Step-by-Step Cleaning Guide:

1. Clear the Clutter:

  • Remove items such as towels, bathmats, and any personal items from surfaces.

2. Dust and Sweep:

  • Dust surfaces like countertops, shelves, and light fixtures.

  • Sweep the floor to remove loose dirt and hair.

3. Pre-treat Surfaces:

  • Spray cleaner on surfaces like countertops, sink, and shower/bath walls. Allow it to sit for a few minutes to break down dirt.

4. Clean Mirrors and Glass:

  • Use glass cleaner or a vinegar-water solution to clean mirrors and any glass surfaces. Wipe them with a lint-free cloth.

5. Clean Countertops and Surfaces:

  • Wipe down countertops, sink, and other surfaces with a clean, damp cloth. Scrub any stubborn stains or grime.

6. Clean the Toilet:

  • Apply toilet bowl cleaner inside the bowl. Let it sit while you clean the exterior with an all-purpose cleaner. Use a toilet brush to scrub the inside, including under the rim.

7. Clean the Shower and Bath:

  • Scrub tiles and grout with an appropriate cleaner. Clean the showerhead and taps. Use a designated cleaner for soap and water stains.

8. Clean the Floors:

  • Mop or steam clean the floors. Pay attention to corners and edges. For tile grout, consider using a specialised grout cleaner.

9. Replace Towels and Restock Supplies:

  • Replace used towels with clean ones. Restock toilet paper, hand soap, and any other necessary supplies.

10. Disinfect High-Touch Areas:

  • Wipe down frequently-touched surfaces such as doorknobs, light switches, and tap handles with a disinfectant cleaner.

11. Empty the Bin:

  • Dispose of bathroom rubbish and replace the bag.


  • Regular Maintenance:

  • Clean your bathroom regularly to prevent the buildup of grime and mould.

  • Wipe down surfaces after each use to maintain cleanliness.

  • Use Protective Gear:

  • Wear rubber gloves to protect your hands from harsh cleaning chemicals.

  • Stay Organised:

  • Keep cleaning supplies organised and easily accessible to make the process more efficient.

By following these steps, you can keep your bathroom clean and inviting. Adjust the frequency of cleaning based on your household’s needs and the level of use your bathroom use.

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