A bathroom is one of the most common areas which are prone to dirt. It is the place where lurking germs get their ideal environment to live, reproduction, and infect the human body. That is the reason why all of us must be very careful about keeping our bathrooms clean and bacteria-free.
But it’s easy to overlook the walls when we are cleaning our bathroom, and therefore, we used to give less concentration at cleaning the bathroom walls. Sometimes we don’t find the easiest way to clean, or we feel apathetic. Doing so means we are giving the lurking germs a favorable environment, which is completely unacceptable. It is necessary to keep the walls clean anyway. In this article, we are going to brief on how to clean bathroom wall.
You can get one or more of the following non-toxic and non-acetic cleaning products and create a blend with water and apply that to the bathroom walls:
- Baking Soda;
- Castile Soap;
- Lemon Juice;
- Olive Oil;
- Essential Oils
You would need to use a microfiber mop or cloth and in some cases brushes subject to the wall type and amount of dirt. So, collect all of them or the specific one you need.
What To Do First?
Your bathroom walls can be painted, tiled, made from natural stone or it could be any type. Those all need different ways to clean the dust, soap scum, cobwebs, and stains.
To start washing your bathroom wall, remove all the items such as cloth, cups, and trash. Move the objects on basin or wall rack toward anywhere else. If the wall rack is adjustable or removable, please do that. Move out any small side tables and create an excellent space to work. Initially, you can suck the dust and dirt using a suitable vacuum cleaner, for example, backpack models.
Cleaning Painted Bathroom Wall
If the bathroom walls are painted, clear the cobwebs and dust using a broom or brush at first before you start cleaning there. Create a mixture of non-toxic wall cleaner, and you can also put some spoon of liquid dish wash, take a microfiber mop and start cleaning your painted bathroom wall.
Cleaning Natural Stone Made Tile Walls
For a standard and gorgeous outlook, anybody may use very sensitive stones on their bathroom walls which are too sensitive to harsh acid or chemical. So, using non-acetic cleaner will be a wise idea to clean natural stones. You would get them on the market or can make a DIY blend using any of the above mentioned non-toxic products. We followed the following DIY cleaner -
- Baking soda;
- Distilled white vinegar;
Get a bucket put all the mixture together add some water. Put the mixture into a spray jar and start cleaning wall. You can also add some essential oil for fragrance. Then sponge them using a microfiber mop, sponge or soft cloth. After cleaning the tiles make sure that you dry them with an old towel.
Cleaning Tile and Ceiling
Spray the wall cleaner, rub the cleaner well on the tiles. Turn on the hot shower and let it be for five minutes. After that use water to remove the stains and wipe it with old a towel.
Cleaning soap scum, it can create a deep stain to bathroom walls. To remove this stain, you can use any wall cleaner or DIY cleaner. Get a mop and start cleaning your bathroom wall. After that rinse out of your wall with water and make sure that all the bleach and soapiness has been removed.
Cleaning Other Surfaces
While cleaning your bathroom walls, make sure that you also wash the other surfaces. Use surface cleaning objects and sufficient water and to ensure a compact cleaning. Remember, when you clean the surfaces only, you may not need to touch or clean the walls, but when you clean the walls, you have to touch every other space too, and it’s essential.
Every work that gives a highly-positive result takes some time; cleaning the bathroom walls will do so. It would be time-consuming but not that much tough, instead pretty much easy if you know the basic. After you discover how easy it is to make your own bathroom cleaner and how good it works; you will be motivated to clean your bathroom more often.