Removing Toilet Bowl StainsWhatever kind of stains you may have in your porcelain toilet bowl, they can be difficult to remove. This page is about removing toilet bowl stains.
Removing Stains Above Toilet Water LineTo remove stains above the water line in a toilet there are a couple of good methods to try. Using a pumice stone may work. Also, shut off the water and fill the bowl to just below the rim and add a cleaner or vinegar, soak, and then scrub. This is a page about removing stains above the toilet water line.
Preventing Mineral Deposits in a ToiletMineral deposits in the toilet not only create an unsightly ring in the bowl, they can also cause problems if they disrupt normal flow of water into and out of the tank. This is a page about preventing mineral deposits in a toilet.
Repairing a Toilet Scratched by a Plumber's SnakeThe use of a plumber's snake is common for removing clogs in a toilet. Unfortunately, the metal snake can leave unsightly marks in the bowl. This is a page about repairing a toilet scratched by a plumber's snake.
Cleaning Urine Off GroutIf left too long urine can stain grout and will smell bad as well. This is a page about cleaning urine off grout.
Cleaning Bath Tub JetsJust cleaning the surface of your jetted tub is not enough. To ensure that your next bath is enjoyable, the jets themselves must be cleaned regularly to remove the bacteria and mold that can grow inside. This is a page about cleaning bath tub jets.
Cleaning Well Water Stains from a BathtubThis is a page about cleaning well water stains from a bathtub. Minerals from well water can leave stains that are tough to remove. Removing them as they occur will help keep them from building up.
Cleaning a Fiberglass TubWhen cleaning your fiberglass tub, it is important to not scratch the surface. Finding the right cleaning methods will help you keep your tub looking nice. This is a page about cleaning a fiberglass tub.
Cleaning Hairspray Off Bathroom SurfacesHairspray is great for keeping your hair in place. However, it is very sticky and can be difficult to remove from surfaces it lands on. This is a page about cleaning hairspray off bathroom surfaces.
Buying Shower Power CleanerThis is a page about buying Shower Power cleaner. Shower Power cleaner is a popular cleaner for removing soap scum in your shower. Find where to buy Shower Power near you.
Motor Grease Stains in BathtubMy husband is a mechanic and gets very greasy at times. When he showers the tub gets so nasty and I clean it constantly. However, I still have black places in the tub from grease and oil stains. I have tried a number of things but just can't figure it out.
Removing Stains from a Porcelain SinkSometimes your sink may have stains that are difficult to remove. This is a page about removing stains from a porcelain sink.
Removing Soap Scum from a Plastic TubSoap scum build up on a tub can be very difficult to remove. This is a page about removing soap scum build up from a plastic tub.
Removing Soap Scum from Ceramic TileThis page is about removing soap scum from ceramic tile. Soap film can be difficult to remove from bathroom and kitchen tiles.
Removing Bathtub DecalsThis is a page about removing bathtub decals. Over time bathtub decals can begin to come off. Removing them completely can make it easier to clean your tub or to apply new decals.
Removing Hair Dye from a Bathroom SinkMany people that dye their own hair have had the challenging task of removing hair dye from their sink. Hair dye stains in your sink can be difficult to remove. This is a page about removing hair dye from a bathroom sink.
Magnetic Toilet Bowl Cleaner ReviewsThis page is about Magnetic Toilet Bowl cleaner reviews. This chemical free, magnet cleaner is said to be safe and effective.
Cleaning a Plastic BathtubThis is a page about cleaning a plastic bathtub. It is important to use the proper cleaning methods when cleaning your plastic bathtub. Abrasive materials and cleaners could damage the surface.
Remove Soap Scum from FiberglassFiberglass bathroom fixtures are common in our homes. Care needs to be taken when cleaning them to avoid scratching the finish. This is a page about how to remove soap scum from fiberglass.
Removing Hard Water Stains from a TubHard water can leave a ringlike deposit in your tub just as it does in the toilet. This is a page about removing hard water stains from a tub.
Cleaning Water Spots on Shower DoorsThis is a page about cleaning water spots on shower doors. Hard water can leave spots on your glass shower doors that are difficult and time consuming to remove.
Removing Musty Smell in Bathroom CabinetsIt's very damp where I live. How can I keep the moldy smell out of my bathroom cabinets? And is there a way to prevent mold from growing on my walls, behind dressers, in closets, etc.?
Removing Urine Odors from a BathroomThis page is about removing urine odors from a bathroom. Although the lavatory looks clean, it doesn't always smell fresh.
Cleaning Yellow Bleach Stains in a Plastic...Sometimes using bleach on plastic can result in yellow stains. If this has happened to your bathtub it can be difficult if not impossible to remove the stains. This is a page about removing yellow bleach stains in a plastic bathtub.
Cleaning Hard Water Stains from a ToiletThis is a page about cleaning hard water stains from a toilet. Hard water leaves mineral deposits on many surfaces.
Removing Stains from a Composite Granite SinkThis is a page about removing stains from a composite granite sink. Cleaning stone sinks often requires specific methods and products to prevent damage.
Cleaning a Textured Bathtub FloorA textured bathtub can pose some trouble when cleaning it. Mildew and soap buildup can get trapped in the texture, requiring some extra scrubbing. This is a page about cleaning a textured bathtub floor.
Cleaning Up Hair in the BathroomThis is a page about cleaning up hair in the bathroom. The damp surfaces in the bathroom often act like a hair magnet.
Green Stains in Tub and Around FixturesGreen stains in your tub and around the fixtures are usually the result of corroded copper fittings. While difficult to remove it can be done. This is a page about green stains in tub and around fixtures.
Cleaning Calcium Deposits in a ToiletThis is a page about cleaning calcium deposits in a toilet. The calcium in your water can leave a ring inside the toilet bowl that can be difficult to clean.
Removing Hairspray from a MirrorThis page is about removing hairspray from a mirror. This hair product can easily end up on surfaces in your bathroom.
Cleaning and Removing Mold from Shower WallsMold growing anywhere in your house can be dangerous and should be removed. Given the humidity in your bathroom it's an easy place for mold to grow and spread. This page is about cleaning and removing mold from your shower walls.
Removing Hairspray From TileWhen using hairspray it seems to go everywhere, including the tile in you bathroom. This is a page about removing hairspray from tile.
Cleaning a Fiberglass Shower PanFiberglass is a common material used to make shower stalls. Using the right cleaners and methods will help you keep them clean and looking good. This is a page about cleaning a fiberglass shower pan.
Removing Dried Urine in the BathroomThis is a page about removing dried urine in the bathroom. Unfortunately urine does not always end up in the toilet bowl where it belongs.
Cleaning a Black SinkThis is a page about cleaning a black sink. A black sink can show water spots, white powdery stains or start to look look dull.
Preventing Soap ScumThis is a page about preventing soap scum. One way to reduce your time scrubbing off soap scum buildup in your shower is to find ways to prevent it.
Homemade Drain CleanersThis page is about homemade drain cleaners. There are common household products that can make a safe drain cleaner.
Removing Scratches from a ToiletThis page is about removing scratches from a toilet bowl. A plumber's snake can leave behind marks in your porcelain toilet bowl that can be a challenge to remove.
Cleaning Yellow Stains on an Old Porcelain TubIf your porcelain tub has yellow stains in it, a strong cleaner and some elbow grease may be what is needed to get it cleaned up. Cleaning yellow stains on an old porcelain tub can be a tough job, but it is worth it to have a nice clean tub to use.
Cleaning Glass Shower DoorsProperly cleaning your glass shower doors will keep your shower looking nice. It can be difficult to remove the build up and streaks on them though. This is a page about cleaning glass shower doors.
How to Get Rid of Gnats in a BathroomGnats can sometimes find a home in bathroom drains. This is a page about getting rid of gnats in bathroom.
Cleaning a Very Dirty ToiletSometimes a toilet needs some extra work to get it clean. This is a page about cleaning a very dirty toilet.
Using Alcohol for Cleaning a Fiberglass TubAlcohol can be safely used to clean stains and soap scum off of your fiberglass tubs. This is a page about using alcohol for cleaning a fiberglass tub.
Cleaning Bathtub RingsThis is a page about cleaning bathtub rings. A well used tub will often develop rings over time. If they are allowed to build up it can be quite a chore to get rid of these unsightly rings.
Use Your Broom to Clean The BathtubUsing a broom to clean your tub eliminates the bending and kneeling associated with more traditional methods. This is a page about use your broom to clean the bathtub.
Cleaning a Shower EnclosureThis is a page about cleaning a shower enclosure. Shower enclosures can easily get soap scum build up, mold, and grime. Cleaning the shower can take some elbow grease, but with proper techniques you can get your shower enclosure sparkling in no time.
Cleaning Soap Scum from a BathtubThis is a page about cleaning soap scum from a bathtub. Removing soap scum on bathtubs is waking nightmare for us all.
Removing Suction Cup Stain From Fiberglass ShowerI have a fiberglass shower - I use those suction type stick ons to hold wash mitts etc but when the suction lets go there is this nasty suction cup mark left behind. I have tried clorox clean up - magic sponge you name it - next idea is automotive compound - HELP!
Cleaning Old Bathroom TilesHi there. I live in an old brownstone and have those small white hexagonal tiles in my bathroom (like most other old brownstones in Boston). They are quite old and are now pretty dingy. I have tried cleaning them with bleach, to no avail.
Does anyone have any ideas for getting the tiles white again?
Melane from Boston
Yellow Bleach Stain on White CounterI have a white laminate counter top in my kitchen. I used bleach and water to clean it and something happened. The spots on the counter turned brow. I can't get them out. Does anyone have any ideas?
Pee Stains Around ToiletWhat can I use to clean the pee stain around my comode? I have tried everything.
SOS Pad Stained Bathroom FixturesThis is a page about SOS pad stained bathroom fixtures. Generally not the best cleaning tool for porcelain sinks, toilets or tubs. These steel pads can leave gray marks that are a challenge to remove.
Cleaning and Preventing Toilet RingsGetting toilets clean can be a challenge. A ring around the bowl is unsightly and is sometimes tough to get rid of. This is a page about cleaning and preventing toiletbowl rings.
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.
Removing Paint from a Porcelain BathtubThis is a page about removing paint from a porcelain bathtub. Painting the walls near your porcelain bathtub can result in paint getting on it. It is important to avoid scratching the porcelain when trying to remove the paint.
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 Porcelain BathtubsWhether new or vintage, porcelain can look very dingy if not cleaned and cared for properly. Here are tips to help you keep your tub looking and feeling squeaky clean. This is a page to cleaning porcelain bathtubs.
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.
Cleaning a ToiletCleaning a toilet isn't fun but it has to be done. Cleaning it on a regular basis makes makes it much easier to maintain. This is a page about cleaning a toilet.
Burn Marks In Kitchen SinkSome paper work caught fire while doing the bills in the kitchen (yes stupid i know!) and the nearest place to move the flame safely was the kitchen sink.
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 a Stained BathtubIf your bathtub is stained it stands out and can be embarrassing, especially if you are having guests over. Getting the tub clean will help make your whole bathroom look better. This is a page about cleaning a stained bathtub.
Cleaning a Black BathtubThis is a page about cleaning a black bathtub. Black fixtures can be a cleaning nightmare.
Has Anyone Used Rain X on Shower Doors?What do you use to clean the glass shower doors, before using the Rain X?
Sharpie on PorcelainMy 4 year old wrote on my porcelain toilet seat with a black sharpie marker and it won't come off with bleach or acetone, any more suggestions?
Cleaning Shower TilesThis is a page about cleaning shower tiles. Cleaning the tiles in your shower can be a messy, but necessary job.
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.
Use A Mop To Clean Shower TilesTo clean those hard to reach bathroom tiles inside the shower stall, use your sponge mop. Fill the tub or a bucket with water and a your choice of cleaners, dip the mop in the solution and scrub those walls.
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.
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.
Rain-X For The ShowerOne of the best things to use in the shower to help keep away the soap scum build up and mold, is Rain X. Yes, you would normally use it on your windshield, but if you use it in your shower, it has the same effect.
How to Clean an Elevated Toilet SeatAn elevated toilet seat can sometimes create a unique cleaning situation. Here are some ideas about how to clean an elevated toilet seat.
Keeping Your Shower CleanNo one enjoys cleaning their shower. You can make this task less overwhelming by following a few tips for keeping your shower clean. This will help make that periodic cleaning easier. This is a page about keeping your shower clean.
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)
Removing Calcium on a Plastic Portable PottyHard water can leave deposits on a child's porta-potty. Vinegar or lemon juice with a plummer's cloth can be helpful for cleaning them. This is a page about removing calcium on plastic portable potty.
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.
Yellow Stains on Bathroom Walls and FloorWhat are the yellow stains I get around one bathroom commode? They are also on the walls and floor. It is made worse with Clorox. Alcohol seems to work. It has yellowed the tub (fake marble) which is never used.
Bleach Shower Cleaner Left White Spots on Glass Shower DoorsWell, I went to clean a shower with a bathroom bleach spray. I left it for about 10 minutes.Then I came back and scrubbed the floor forgetting I actually sprayed it all over the shower (which I was not meant to do).
Preventing Hair Dye Stains in a BathtubDyeing your hair at home can result in stains in your tub or sink, especially if it is older and has cracks in the finish. This is a page about preventing hair dye stains in a bathtub.
Using Baby Oil for Cleaning Shower DoorsSome people have good results removing soap scum from shower doors with baby oil. Applying a light coat after cleaning will help prevent future buildup for a time. This is a page about using baby oil for cleaning shower doors.
Removing Soap Scum from Shower DoorsSoap scum is a white film that builds up in showers and bathtubs. It can be extremely frustrating when your trying to have a sparkling clean bathroom and the soap scum just won't go away. This is a page about removing soap scum from shower doors.
Removing Liquid Toilet Bowl Cleaner Stains from a Toilet SeatThis is a page about removing liquid toilet bowl cleaner stains from a toilet seat. Liquid toilet bowl cleaner often is bright blue in color. The dye in the cleaner can easily stain non-porcelain parts of the toilet, such as the seat. Here are some tips for removing the stains.
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.
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.
Removing Paint and Grout from a BathtubHow can I remove dried on grout from a porcelain bathtub?
Pink Stain in ToiletI have this pink stain as a ring around the top of my water line in my toilet bowl. I have tried bleach tank drop ins with no success. Is there an effective tank drop in for these stains? I don't like those kind that hang on the side of the bowl and i don't like scrubbing those stains away every day either!
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 a Hard Water Scale from Fiberglass BathtubI have very heavy hard water scale on my fiberglass bathtub. Muriatic acid has cleaned my toilets nicely, but I don't know if it is safe for the fiberglass bathtub. I have tried every other cleaner like bleach, CLR, comet, etc....
Cleaning Lime Deposits Off a ToiletThe minerals in your home water supply may leave what are called, lime deposits, in your toilet, the beginning of the infamous ring. This is a page about cleaning lime deposits off a toilet.
Tub Stained From Non-skid StripsWhen we bought our home the tub had dark stains in it from them having those non-skid strips applied to it. Is there anyone that can tell me how to remove these stains? I have tried soft scrub and ajax, as well as comet and bleach and had no luck. I tried them all separately and didn't mix them with anything but water. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks to everyone!
LilHoneyBrat from MN
Cleaning Ceramic Tile GroutThis is a page about cleaning ceramic tile grout. Tile grout in bathtubs and showers can be difficult to get clean. Getting the grout white again will make your bath area much pleasant and sanitary.
Shower Has an Onion SmellThis is a page about cleaning a shower that has an onion smell. Sometimes a shower can have an onion-like odor. A bit of sleuthing can help you determine the cause and remedy.
Nail Polish Remover Stain in BathtubThis is a page about nail polish remover stain in bathtub. Nail polish remover may leave a stain or damage the finish on your tub, creating a discoloration.
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 a Bathtub MatThis page is about cleaning a bathtub mat. These mats can get slippery if not allowed to dry out completely.
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.
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?
Nail Polish Stain In BathtubHow do I remove nail polish from the bath tub?
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?
Cleaning Metal Parts on Shower DoorsThis is a page about cleaning metal parts on shower doors. The metal parts on your shower doors, such as the handle, frame, and track can become covered in soap scum and hard water spots.
Keeping Toilets Clean at a Vacation HomeYour vacation home sit empty for long periods of time and sometimes the moisture from the toilet can cause mildew issues. This is a page about keeping toilets clean at a vacation home.
Clearing a Clogged Sink DrainMy bathroom sink had been draining slowing for a while and it was finally time to figure it out. I found a recipe on ThriftyFun for homemade Drano, using salt, baking soda, vinegar and water. It didn't go quite as planned but we were successful in the end.
Cleaning Chrome FixturesChrome fixtures can easily become spotted or show finger prints. This is a page about cleaning chrome fixtures.
White Vinegar to Remove Calcium...I saw this tip in a video on the internet and had a chance to try it out on an old faucet that had years of calcium buildup on it.
Swiffer Pads for a Sparkling Toilet BowlI always keep Swiffer pads because they are so thick and easy to use and I also have a Swiffer mop. However, I buy the Swiffer pads for other uses. I use them to clean around the outside of the toilet bowl.
Pumice Stone for Removing Calcium BuildupOur cast iron bathtub is 50 years old and I have no plans of parting with it. When the water drains out of the tub, there is a spot near the drain where a little water settles and over the years, a brown circle developed in that area and I could not scrub it off. It was hard calcium buildup.
Drying a Toilet BrushThis tip was at the end of a video on how to clean the toilet in 3 minutes. Being that I use the brush to clean the toilet bowl most every day, which takes only a few seconds, I found this part to be very helpful and it will make the toilet brush last much longer.
Save Money On Toilet Bowl CleanerIn a recent post, I gave Dollar Tree's brand of household bleach a thumbs down. I'm back with a thumbs up for another of their products, toilet bowl cleaner.
Use WD40 for Removing Hard Water Line in Toilet BowlFor years, I and other women have been tackling 'the hard water ring' build up in the bowl of our toilets using Comet or a pumice stone to clear away the build up from the bowl itself.
Rubbing Alcohol Removes Hairspray BuildupPut rubbing alcohol on a cotton ball and wipe the area. All the residue will be removed.
Cleaning Stains Around a Bathtub DrainThe color of the stain around your tub drain may give a hint as to the cause and thus to the best cleaner for the job. This page offers suggestions for cleaning stains around a bathtub drain.
Cleaning Glass Shower DoorsPut peroxide in a spray bottle and spray on your shower doors and wipe with a dry cloth. The soap scum wipes right off. You can also do the same for shower walls. It works wonders.
Cleaning Toilet Brush with Denture TabletsLate for work? Surprise company? Want to trim down cleaning time? Clean your toilet brush quick and easy with cheap denture tablets in a cleaned toilet! Let the brush soak at least an hour to thoroughly clean. Dollar Store quality is just fine.
Removing Gray Marks Left by Toilet Cleaning ScreenI used the screen that is on a handle that's made to use to clean off the hard water ring in my toilet, but now I have gray marks. How do I remove them? I also have a gray mark in the toilet that is stained from where a cleaning person used a pumice stone.
Removing Tobacco Stains from a Toilet BowlHow can I remove chewing tobacco stains from a toilet bowl? The stains are very strong and a deep dark brown. I have tried a variety of toilet cleaners, nothing worked.
Drain Cleaner Discolored Granite SinkUnfortunately the sink drain unblocker spilled into the sink and caused discolouring. Is there a remedy to get it back to the original black colour?
Removing an Acetone Stain in the ShowerI stupidly poured acetone down my shower and now my shower base is stained! How do I remove it?
Removing Blue Streaks in BathtubI have several blue streaks in my bathtub that suddenly appeared. Any suggestions on how to get rid of them and the cause?
Cleaning Non-skid Strips in TubsHow do you clean the grip or non-skid strips that seem embedded on the bottom of the newer tubs, so they remain white?