If you hate the strong smell of chemicals from cleaning products in the baths, you can consider making your homemade bathroom cleaner. You can choose the ingredients you want according to your comfort in the bathroom. There are many recipes you can find to make one.
A bathroom cleaner that you make by yourself can be a pretty good solution to save your budget on bathroom cleaner products. These homemade bathroom cleaner recipes are quite easy to make as long as you have the ingredients. Each mix has its specialty. One is best to clean the sink and the other is perfect for tub and tile. Let’s prepare all the ingredients and begin the mixing.
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Homemade Bathroom Cleaner Recipe for Tub and Tile
If you purchase a cleaner product for tub and tile from the store, it may cost you about 6 to 12 bucks. You can save your money a bit much by making your version of it. Prepare a spray bottle to be filled with the mixture and grab all the ingredients:
- 1 ½ cups of Baking Soda
- ½ cup of Liquid Soap (You can choose the fragrance you like)
- ½ cup of warm water (You should add more water if necessary)
- 2 tablespoons of vinegar (Apple Cider or Distilled Vinegar)
Mix them all in the bottle by shaking it up well. You should shake it every time you’re about to use it. Clean the tub and tile spot just by spraying and scrabbing it. If you want the mixture to be more acidic, you can add a bit of lemon juice or slices into the bottle. It will be helpful to get rid of the grime and add a fresh scent to the cleaner.
Homemade Bathroom Cleaner Recipe for Grout
This mixture of ingredients would be the best cleaner for the grout surface. As we know, the products to clean and white the grout tend to have a strong small. Many people think the smell is quite awful. If you’re not comfortable with that, you should make your version with a less awful smell. You can even mix it with a fresh scent.
You should prepare one part of white distilled vinegar that is heated over the stove. Then, get 1 part Dawn dish soap. Blend them all in a container or directly to the tub. You can also use a spray bottle as the container. This cleaning mixture will make scrubbing away the mold and scum an easy job. Your bathroom surface will shine again, just like a new one.
Cleaner Mixture for Toilet
This recipe will allow you to clean the toilet easily. Using this homemade bathroom cleaner doesn’t require scrubbing. Just dump the ingredients one by one and let it sit for a while. It only needs three kinds of ingredients. You should get a can of cola, a cup of baking soda, and a cup of white distilled vinegar. You don’t need a container to do the mixing. Just let the ingredients do the trick directly into your toilet.
First, you need to dump a can of cola straight into the toilet. Let the drink sit for about 10 minutes. Then, just flush it. The next step is to add the vinegar and baking soda into the toilet, no need to scrub or stir. Wait until they stop bubbling. After that, you can just flush it again and walk away. However, if you have tough stains in your toilet, scrubbing becomes necessary. The mixture of soda, vinegar, and baking soda can help cleaning the pipes from build up.
Wall and Basin Homemade Cleaner
Comparing to the other recipes, this one is probably the most simple. You will only need two ingredients to be mixed. Prepare a cup of hot water and a half cup of Borax (sodium tetraborate). It’s a kind of powdery mineral that is used as one of the ingredients in cleaning products. Borax helps get rid of mold, stain, and mildew all around the house, including the bathroom. So, it will be a great mixture.
Mix the ingredients directly into the sink and do the scrubbing. This mixture is recommended to be used on many surfaces such as porcelain, tile, painted wood, plastic curtain for shower, and more. Remember that, Borax can be used to disinfect everything that’s placed around the bathroom except one thing, the mirrors.
The Mixture to Clean Mirror and Chrome Fixture
Speaking of mirrors, you should choose a cleaning mixture that’s friendly to the shiny surface like these. This cleaner will shine up the metal and glass material easily. You should gather all the ingredients. Grab some non-lint towels for the wiping. Prepare two tablespoons of white distilled vinegar. Mix it with 3 cups of warm water.
Put the mixture in a spray bottle. You can begin spraying the mirror or chrome fixture with it. Then, use the towel to wipe the surface down. It’s so simple and easy, right?
Natural Bathroom Antibacterial Cleaner
What’s great about this homemade bathroom cleaner mixture is the natural scent of Lavender and Lemon. It would make the entire bathroom smells so fresh. Prepare all the simple ingredients you need to make the mixture.
- ½ cup Vodka
- 1 ½ cups boiled and cooled water
- 10 drops of Lavender essential oil
- 10 drops of Lemon essential oil
- ½ cup of Vinegar
Mix them all in a spray bottle. You should use a funnel to pour in the ingredients into the bottle. The reason why this mixture is using Vodka because it acts as an excellent germ-killing element.
There you have it, your own antibacterial homemade bathroom cleaner which is ready to be sprayed away from the germs. Just spray all spots thoroughly and leave it for about ten minutes.
During the 10-minutes sitting, the homemade bathroom cleaner is in the process of killing the germs. After that, wipe all the surface clean with a microfiber cloth.
After all, those homemade bathroom cleaner products are so easy to make using simple ingredients. You can easily find them all in the stores without spending a lot of budgets.