Cleaning a Cast Iron TubKeeping your cast iron tub clean and shiny is best done by using a non-abrasive cleaner and a soft sponge. For older damaged and stained tubs, some people have had success with Bar Keepers Friend. This is a page about cleaning a cast iron tub.
How to Clean Hairspray from a Marble CountertopRemoving hairspray from your marble countertop is easy enough to do. Wipe down with alcohol, then use a vinegar and water mixture to scrub, followed by a baby shampoo wash and it is done. This is a page about how to clean hairspray from a marble countertop.
How to Clean Hair Off a Bathroom FloorYour vacuum cleaner can help make it easy to clean hair off the bathroom floor. This is a page about cleaning hair off the bathroom floor.
Cleaning Between Glass Shower DoorsGlass shower doors can get soap scum build up pretty easily and be difficult to clean. This is a page about cleaning between glass shower doors.
How to Clean White Streaks on Bathroom MirrorGlue residue, some cleaners, and other household products sometimes leave hard to remove white marks on mirrors. This is a page about how to clean white streaks on bathroom mirror.
Cooktop Cleaner for Bathtub StainsThe cleaner used for ceramic cooktops works very well for other cleaning jobs such as a dirty bathtub. This is a page about cooktop cleaner for bathtub stains.
Preventing Mildew Around the ShowerA damp shower in the bathroom can easily grow mildew, especially on tile grout. This is a page about preventing mildew around shower.
Cleaning Chrome FixturesChrome fixtures can easily become spotted or show finger prints. This is a page about cleaning chrome fixtures.
Using Denture Tablets for Toilet CleaningThe cleaning ingredients in denture tablets that remove stains from dentures also work to clean your toilet bowl. This is a page about using denture tablets for toilet cleaning.
Removing Urine Odors in an Elementary School BathroomElementary School bathrooms are known for having a certain scent. This page has tips on removing urine odor in elementary school bathroom.
Cleaning Your Tub with Vinegar and Baking SodaThis is a page about cleaning your tub with vinegar and baking soda. Instead of using expensive and sometimes harsh chemicals try this method of cleaning your bathtub.
Removing Hard Water Stains in the ShowerThis is a page about removing hard water stains in the shower. Cleaning and preventing mineral deposits in a shower enclosure can be a challenge.
Cleaning a Bleach Stain in a Claw Foot TubThis is a page about cleaning a bleach stain in a claw foot tub. Despite its usage to clean and whiten, bleach can also cause stains on some surfaces.
Cleaning Up Toothpaste MessThis is a page about cleaning up toothpaste mess. With regular usage some toothpaste tubes look like they are leaking paste; there is such a mess around the opening and elsewhere.
Cleaning Stubborn Shower DoorsThis is a page about cleaning stubborn shower doors. Soap scum and hard water marks can make your shower doors a chore to clean.
Mouthwash Left Mark on LaminateThe mouthwash bottle has stained a laminated countertop in my bathroom. Is there anything I can use to remove it? The top is a black marbled effect and it seems to have made it go whiter like a bleaching effect. When I wash it, it goes back to black, but as it dries the white staining comes back.
"Gumption" Paste Cleanser for ShowerI had some very intractable marks on the window that forms part of the shower in the bathroom (it's very private here!). These seemed to be marks and residue left by water evaporating to leave the calcium and magnesium salts behind, rather than soap scum from the shower.
Cleaning Stain on Toilet SeatHow can I remove a green stain on my hard rubber toilet seat? I think it was caused by urine. I have tried cleaning it with baking soda and vinegar, but that didn't work.
Cleaning Bathroom Cabinet HandlesHow do I get the green stuff off of my bathroom cabinet handles?
Cleaning a Brushed Antique Brass SinkThis is a page about cleaning a brushed antique brass sink. Polishing a brass sink will help keep away soap deposits.
Cleaning Up the Sink After ShavingThis page is about cleaning up the sink after shaving. There are a variety of ways to contain the shavings or clean the hair up easily.
Keeping Your Bathroom Sink CleanThis is a page about keeping your bathroom sink clean. Keeping your bathroom sink clean between thorough cleanings can seem daunting. However, there are some tips you may find useful.
Cleaning Cedar Shower WallsThis page is about cleaning cedar shower walls. Knowing the proper maintenance for a wood shower walls will keep them looking beautiful.
Cleaning Shower TilesThis is a page about cleaning shower tiles. Cleaning the tiles in your shower can be a messy, but necessary job.
Cleaning Contact LensesThis page is about cleaning contact lenses. Your vision and comfort is improved with clean contacts.
Keeping Mirrors from Fogging UpThis is a page about keeping mirrors from fogging up. Rather than having to wipe your bathroom mirror with a towel to remove the fog from your shower, you can prevent this from happening.
Cleaning the Inside of a Toilet TankCan I dump some bleach into the toilet flush box? I live in an apartment and have build up in the box. Can I use bleach for cleaning buildup?
Making "Fresh Brush" Toilet Bowl CleanerThis page is about making "Fresh Brush" toilet bowl cleaner. Keeping up with bathroom cleanliness quickly can be assisted with this tool.
Using Toilet Bowl CleanersFinding the most effective cleaner makes this job easier. This page has tips and reviews for toilet bowl cleaners.
Removing Rust Stains from ToiletsThis page is about removing rust stains from toilets. It is nice to be able to keep your toilet clean and stain free.
Homemade Drain CleanersThis page is about homemade drain cleaners. There are common household products that can make a safe drain cleaner.
Using a Toothbrush to Clean a DrainWhen my tub drain got blocked, instead of using a caustic liquid drain opener, I stuck an old toothbrush down the opening. The bristles quickly and completely removed a disposable razor blade cover and a ton of hair!
Cleaning a Toothbrush HolderThis is a page about cleaning a toothbrush holder. While convenient to use, a toothbrush holder does require periodic cleaning to remove dried toothpaste and bacteria.
Cleaning the Bathroom Without Toxic ChemicalsThis is a page about cleaning the bathroom without toxic chemicals. Green cleaners are an alternative to using the commercial bathroom cleaners that warn about using them in a poorly ventilated space, like the bathroom.
Cleaning a Shower CurtainThis is a page about cleaning a shower curtain. Periodic cleaning will help prevent mold and mildew from building up on your shower curtain.
Removing Gray Stains on Bathroom TilesI have some grayish black marks on my tiles. It may be from water getting to the back of them, but I don't think so. The whole tile is still very smooth. Anyone know what caused this, or how to get rid of the stain?
Cleaning an Acrylic Shower ScreenHow do I get a perspex (acrylic) shower screen clean? My shower screen has gone a frosted colour in the corners. Any suggestions on getting it back to the way it was, ie. clear.
Removing Grout Stuck to BathtubI used a vibrating hand tool to remove grout on a bathroom wall and it appears that I burnt the grout onto the tub. I have tried a couple of methods to remove the grout but to no avail. Help, the wife is yelling at me.
Cleaning a Claw Foot TubThis is a page about cleaning a claw foot tub. A claw foot tub is a beautiful addition to any bathroom. As with any bathtub, keeping them clean is an important part of maintaining an unstained tub.
Cleaning Lime Stains from a BathtubThis is a page about cleaning lime stains from a bathtub. Bathroom fixtures need periodic cleaning to remove the mineral deposits left by hard water. These calcium and magnesium scales can be difficult to remove and can make your tub look dull and chalky.
Using White Grout Reviver PensHas anyone tried grout reviver pens. I need a solution for white grouting which is turning yellow. I have had a company re-do the grouting but the discoloration has returned in places.
Cleaning Shower HeadsMinerals can build up on your shower head as the water passes through it. These mineral deposits can clog your shower head, so it is important to keep your shower head clean. This is a page about cleaning shower heads.
Cleaning My BathtubFrom difficult rings from soap and hard water to rust around the drain, cleaning the bathtub is one of the more difficult household chores. Sometimes more specialized cleaning solutions may be needed to get the desired result. This guide features tips and solutions for cleaning your bathtub.
Cleaning MirrorsThis is a page about cleaning mirrors. There is nothing worse than cleaning a mirror and leaving unsightly streaks. There are a lot of different products and many techniques for cleaning mirrors.
Stains on a Cast Iron TubI live in an older home and the one white cast iron tub is looking very yellow. Also the drip from the faucet has left a stain down the side. Any tips on getting it back to pretty, clean and white without resurfacing the tub?
Cleaning an Onyx SinkI have onyx sinks and tub walls. What homemade cleaners would be safe on these? Has anyone used this for a sufficient amount of time to ensure there is no long term damage? Thanks!
Cleaning Black GroutI have black grout in a shower. Every time I wipe it down it turns the rag black. Does it need to be sealed again?
Vinegar to Clean the BathroomTo remove build up from lime and water deposits on the tub, shower heads, and faucets use vinegar. Use paper towels soaked in pure white distilled vinegar and line around the tub, allow to sit for 30 minutes then remove paper towels and rinse.
Cleaning a Perspex Shower CubicleI have a Perspex shower cubicle and I need a gadget to clean between doors when it is open. It produces mold. How can I reach that part without dismantling the cubicle?
Clean Shower Doors with Squeegee After ShoweringI purchased a short handled squeegee at a 99 cent store. I thought it would be nice to clean my windows, but it was too short and so am I. OK, trash that idea.
How Soon Can I Use the Tub After Cleaning?How long should I wait before taking a bath after using a solvent like Shower Power? (contains phosphoric acid)
Safe Product for Cleaning An Acrylic Shower with Frosted Glass DoorsWe have an acrylic corner shower with brass-colored trim (not sure if it really is brass) and frosted glass. The photo is stock, ours also has a clear Victorian pattern on the middle of the doors.
Stain Remover for Soap ScumAre your tubs and showers filled with soap scum? Remove it quickly and easily with a laundry stain treatment such as Spray N' Wash. Simply spray on and wipe scum off. Works like a charm!
Cleaning a Tub That is Losing Some of the GlazeThe bathtub has spots that looks like it is losing the glaze. How do I keep this clean without staining the tub? I really don't want to have it reglazed.
Use RainX On Shower DoorsI've read the RainX suggestion for shower door cleaning. My question is this: the door is already cloudy and I can't seem to find something that will clear it up so I can use the RainX and not cover up "grime". Will the RainX clean up the "cloudy" door?
Black Stain on Fiberglass ShowerIn one area of my fiberglass shower enclosure, I have a black stain. It seems to be resistant to all cleaning products. What can it be? What will clean it?
Removing Mildew in the ShowerMy bathroom does not have a good ventilation and the water accumulates as little pools on the floor of the shower. I clean the floor with bleach, but the mildew is still there. What can I do to get rid of the mildew? Are there products or other ways to help?
Deodorize Toilet With VinegarDeodorize your toilet bowl by allowing 3 cups white distilled vinegar to sit in it about 30 minutes before flushing.
Removing Shampoo Buildup on the Bottom of Bath TubMy daughter is moving out of an apartment, so she has to clean it. She cannot get the stuck on shampoo off the bottom of the tub, it had a slow drain, it is almost like wax. We have used every bathtub cleaning product. Any suggestions?
How Do I Clean a Bathroom Exhaust Fan?What is the best way to clean a bathroom exhaust fan?
Products Available in the UK for Removing Lime Scale from ToiletsI have read lots of advice about what to use to clean the limescale build-up from a porcelain toilet pan. But mostly the products are available at Walmart, etc. Where can I get something similar in the UK, please?
Wipe Down Shower After UsingThere are all sorts of products (purchased and homemade) for cleaning showers, but I don't use anything on my ceramic tile shower walls except for an old towel. When I finish my shower, I wipe down the walls with a small, old towel. It takes less than a minute.
Baking Soda and Dishwashing Liquid For Soap ScumI want to tell anyone reading this, that the tip about a paste of baking soda and Dawn dish-washing liquid to clean shower walls has given me the cleanest shower with the least effort in many years.
Bleach Stained the ShowerI have been using pure bleach on my shower stall floor and have noticed a discoloration. I have to use pure bleach and allow to stand for 10 minutes since my foot doctor said so. I have plantar warts and do this so I don't spread them to my husband's feet.
Clean Mildew Off GroutHow do I clean the what used to be white grouting on my bathroom tiles? There is mildew on the grouting and I can't get it white again. I have tried using bleach with not much success.
Cleaning the Rubber Seal Around Shower DoorsWhat is a good way to clean the gasket around a glass shower door? I've tried bleach, vinegar, The Works, Kaboom, and nothing works!
A Coaster For Your Shaving Cream CanI save the lids from the tops of Pringles chips cans and the tops from the Walmart generic Crystal Light mix. They are perfect for setting cans of shaving cream on in the shower.
Caring for Glass Shower Doors?We have brand new shower doors and they are starting to get cloudy already. We squeegee after every use, and use denatured alcohol in between. We have heavy minerals in our water and do use a filter. What is the best agent for cleaning mineral smudges and hard water?
Keep Magic Eraser in the ShowerKeep a white eraser sponge in your shower. After you shower, take 20 seconds to wipe down the walls and floor. You will never get those tough hard water stains that only powerful chemical cleaners remove - or at least far fewer to deal with.
Nail Polish Stain In BathtubHow do I remove nail polish from the bath tub?
How Do I Remove Hair Dye and Makeup Stains on Fiberglass Shower?Can anyone suggest something to remove dark brown hair dye or eyeshadow stains in a fiberglass shower?
Whitening Porcelain SinksI'm looking for some tips on how to whiten a porcelain sink.
Removing Black Mold From GroutI have some mold on the grout in my shower. I've used bleach and hydrogen peroxide with no luck. Any ideas on how to get rid of it without spending a small fortune?
Oven Cleaner For BathtubsI am looking for advice on cleaning the bathtub using oven cleaner.
Repelling Stains On Shower DoorsStart with CLR. To clean glass thoroughly, you can also use a tooth brush to get in between the doors with CLR on it. After shower doors are clean and dry, apply Turtle Wax like you would on a car's finish.
Shampoo Bottles Corroding Fiberglass TubI have a fiberglass tub that seems to be corroding where I keep my shampoo bottles. Is there any way to stop it or clean it? Sometimes the marks are black.
Cleaning Sinks with Crazing Around the DrainWe have 3 rather old bathroom sinks. They are made out of plastic, I think. They all have bad "spiderweb" cracks around the drainage hole. I have tried cleaning them with bleach and wet/dry sandpaper, without any success. Are there any suggestions out there?Thanks.Alan
Nicotine Stains on White Marble CountertopsWe moved into a house that appears to have nicotine stains on the white marble bathroom countertops. I have tried Soft Scrub and lemon juice, both with no success. Any suggestions?
Removing Paint and Grout from a BathtubHow can I remove dried on grout from a porcelain bathtub?
Water Spots on Bathroom FixturesI have problems with lots of white calcium on the tub faucets and the shower head and drain. Does anyone have any home remedies to remove the tough buildup?
Cleaning Black Spots in Toilet (Mold)I seem to be asking questions that I have no idea of how to fix. My toilet seems to be getting tiny black spots inside. It has been in the last few days. I have scrubbed it, even with cleaning products. The only thing that works is bleach.
Puppy Pads Around the ToiletTired of your males missing the toilet when going to the bathroom? I have 2 males in the house. The stench and hard work of clean up is horrible, so I have placed puppy training pads around my toilet.
Removing Stains from Bathroom SinkHow do I remove stains from a plastic bathroom sink? I bought a house a few months ago. The bathroom sink is plastic and a beige color. There are stains in the sink that look like someone just brushed their teeth, spit out the toothpaste, and didn't rinse the sink.
Cleaning Old Bathroom CabinetsI have old bathroom cabinets. I want to clean them up to look new again.
Removing Bathmat Adhesive from TubHow to get the adhesive left in the bath tub, when you remove a bath mat, off?
Cleaning Pet Stained GroutDoes anyone know how to clean dog poop and pee out of the grouting on our tile floor? The tenants left a big mess.
Cleaning Fiberglass Shower DoorsWhat do you use to clean fiberglass shower doors? There are many articles on what to use to clean the lime from shower doors. I worked on them yesterday and with a lot of elbow grease, CLR, a gel mildew cleaner and a bucket of dish soap I was able to get some of it off the doors. There is still etching on the doors.
Cleaning Colored Grout with PeroxideWill cleaning grout with peroxide remove color from colored grout?
Cleaning Shower Curtain LinerHow do you clean a shower curtain liner? I try to be frugal and would like to clean mine rather than buy another.
Tub Scrub PasteThis tip is from a magazine and it works so well I want to share it. In a bowl: place contents of 1 box of baking soda. Add a small amount at a time of your favorite dish washing liquid.
Cleaning an Old BathroomThe bathroom in my grandparent's house is 30+ years old and costly to replace. How can I clean them? I tried bleach, Clorox, dishwashing soap, acid, etc. What else can I do?
Bathroom StainsOne of my toilet bowls (including the seat) and one of my bathroom sinks appear to be permanently stained. I've tried scrubbing and several different toilet bowl cleaners, but no luck. Please help.
Stains on a Toilet SeatI have a graphic problem - you have been warned - about cleaning my toilet seat. My husband takes a medication called Byetta to help him lose weight because of diabetes. Unfortunately, it gives him horrible diarrhea - I suppose you get the picture by now.
Chrome on Shower Door is DiscoloredI have a chrome and glass shower door. The glass is fine but the chrome frame is slowly developing black streaks on the inside, growing downward toward the shower floor. I thought it might be mildew but bleach and other cleaners have no effect on it.
Removing Polyurethane From Fiberglass TubDoes anyone know what to use to get dried polyurethane off a fiberglass tub? Thanks.
Streaks on Glass Shower DoorI have used a lot of cleaning products on my glass shower walls and doors. After all the soap scum comes off, I still get streaks and a haze on them. Any ideas to make them not streak?
Bath Mat Left Black Marks On FloorThe previous owners had a mat in the bath. Now I'm left with small circular black marks. I've tried lots of products but with no success. Any ideas?
Use Shout Stain Remover For Your TubI have a very old house and the bath tub was nasty. I cleaned it with everything you could think of. Then one day it clicked to try Shout. It removes stains right and boy it cleaned that OLD nasty tub up and it looked new again. So from there, I started using Shout to clean everything around the house. It's Heaven-sent, I tell you.
Vinegar and Windshield WasherHouse guests made a mess of my bathroom mirrors a few days ago. Just noticed this morning, so got out my cleaner, which is 1/2 white vinegar and 1/2 car windshield washer that I mixed in a spray bottle.
Making Old Marble ShineI have marble tiles in my bathroom, and those in the shower have lost their shine. How can I clean and restore them so that they match the shiny tiles in the rest of the bathroom? I suspect that hard water was the cause of the problem, but cleaning them gently has not resulted in bringing them to their original appearance.
Fabuloso Multi Purpose Cleaner ReviewFabuloso All Purpose Cleaner is all you need to clean your tub when you get out, provided you wipe out the rubbery residue of dirt with your hands every time you bathe before you get out.
Dishwasher Powder For Stubborn Linen StainsFor getting spots out of fine linen, soak in 1 Tbsp of dishwasher machine powder. If stubborn, add a few drops of bleach (if white). If not white, add 30% peroxide.
Cleaning a Jet TubHow do I clean a jetted tub?
Removing Lime Build Up on a FaucetI have really bad lime build up on faucet in the guest bath tub. Any suggestions to remove it?
Removing Lime Deposits from Your ShowerDoes anyone know of a way to clean lime from clear shower doors?
Blue, Oily Substance In BathtubWhat would cause a blue oily like substance to build up on bathtub? There are specks of this substance in only 1 bathroom, and it is almost impossible to remove from tub. Thanks.
Tile CleanersI am looking for a good tile cleaner in shower.
Stains In A Fiberglass Whirlpool TubWe moved into a 11 year old house that has a HUGE fiberglass whirlpool tub in the master bath. Its original color is beige but it has, what I believe is water staining, that I cannot get out. Its not rust, lime, or any other one I know of. I've tried CLR, Lime Away, Clorox etc. All the common type cleaners. Anyone got a suggestion how to clean this thing?