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Bring Bathrooms To A Shine {Plus DIY Peppermint Cleaners}

Bathrooms are busy rooms and if they aren’t maintained daily, it doesn’t take long for them to get grunge-tastic.

WipingHere are several tips to help you bring them to a shine (and keep them that way), along with some nice homemade peppermint cleaners you can make.

Easy Household Time Saver: Each day wipe down the sink, toilet and spray the inside of the shower with cleaner, empty the trash. Your bathroom will sparkle throughout the week!

Here are a few different recipes for homemade cleaners you might want to try (EO = peppermint essential oil)…

Shower Scrub:

1 cup baking soda
1/4 tsp EO

All-Purpose Spray:

1 cup distilled water
1/2 cup household vinegar
1/2 tsp liquid castille soap
1/4 tsp EO

For Floors:

1 gallon hot water
2 TBS liquid castille soap
1/4 tsp EO

Mold Remover:

1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 cup salt
1/2 tsp EO

For Toilet Bowls:

1 cup baking soda
1 cup vinegar

Here are a few hints and tips I’ve collected to wash down a toilet, meshed in with instructions on how to wash it from top, down and all around. This is NO ONE’S favorite job I’m sure. Yuck.

*For stain toughies, try one of the methods below:

For hard to remove water lines (mineral and hard water deposits) on the inside of the bowl, a few different tips:

Don’t forget to:

Important: Wash the cloths and rags separately from the rest of your towels and laundry and only use those cloths for the toilet and surrounding area. Your family, and your visitors, will thank you.