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Bathroom Hacks and Homemade Bathroom Cleaners

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Charlette is a wise and frugal Mom and loves to share saving tips.

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The Covid-19 has us thinking about the many ways to save. The economy is unstable, yet the price of commodities is still going up. Instead of buying expensive cleaning brands for your toilet or bathroom, why don't you try and make a homemade bathroom cleaner from the things you can find in your home? You can also use natural ingredients as a remedy or solution to some of your bathroom problems. I listed some that I've been using at our house for a time now.

Toilet Bombs

Do you want a refreshing and clean odorless bathroom without buying the expensive commercial ones? Then you can make these homemade toilet bombs from some of the ingredients found in your pantry and your kitchen.

WHAT YOU NEED:

1/4 c- baking soda

1/4 c- citric acid

1 tbsp- dishwashing liquid

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. Mix the dishwashing liquid, baking soda, and citric acid in a disposable plastic bowl until paste-like.
  2. Put the mixture in a silicone ice cube molder or any silicone molder and let it dry for 2 hours.
  3. Drop one cube or toilet bomb in your toilet bowl and flush it every time you need one. It cleans and disinfects.

(can also whiten your toilet bowls)

Strawberry Scent Toilet Bombs

Strawberry Scent Toilet Bombs

Unclog Toilet Bowl

Sometimes, our toilet bowls get clog because of tissue papers or whatnots that we usually dump in there. So how can we remedy it? It's so simple. You can use the following:

WHAT YOU NEED:

cling wrap

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. Cover toilet bowl opening with cling wrap.
  2. Flush and wait for the plastic cover to rise, then push it down.
  3. Remove the plastic after the clogged water is already draining.
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Toilet Bowl Cleaner

There is a cheaper alternative for a toilet bowl cleaner. One that can also help you with your diet by avoiding drinking too much sugar. Here's what and how.

WHAT YOU NEED:

1 L of Soda (preferred Coca-Cola)

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. Pour a 1-liter bottle of soda into your toilet bowl.
  2. Leave for 2 hours.
  3. Flush and, you will see the difference after.
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Mildew Cleaner

I hate it when mildew forms in the bathroom tiles and bathroom tile cleaners are quite expensive. It's a good thing I found this recipe from Youtube and it works in removing the mildews. Not only that, but it also removes stains from watermarks. Try it so you will know.

WHAT YOU NEED:

baking soda

lemon juice

vinegar

water

(Estimate how much you're going to use as long as all ingredients are in equal portions)

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a disposable plastic container or bowl.
  2. Get a brush and dip it into the mixture.
  3. Start scrubbing away the mildew in your bathroom tiles.

TIP: An Alternative for a much easier way is using toothpaste. Put toothpaste on a toothbrush that you are no longer using, and scrub the mildew from your bathroom tiles.

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Unclog Shower Heads

Ever wonder why sometimes water is not running from your shower? It's because of the deposits there. Here's a bathroom hack if ever you run into that situation.

WHAT YOU NEED:

vinegar

zip lock bag

rubber band

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. Put vinegar inside a zip lock bag enough to cover the entire shower head.
  2. Secure the bag with a rubber band.
  3. Leave for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove the rubber band and the bag with vinegar. Open the shower and run the water to washed off the deposits.
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Unclog Bathroom Sink

A natural and safe alternative from using a chemical to unclog your bathroom sink is to use ingredients found in your kitchen.

WHAT YOU NEED:

baking soda

vinegar

hot water

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. Put baking soda on the drain.
  2. Pour in vinegar.
  3. Wash it with hot water.
  4. Open the faucet and let the water run on the drain to check if there is no more clog.
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Fog Proof Bathroom Mirror

Do you hate it when your mirror is foggy after a shower, and even if you wipe it, it still becomes foggy? Sometimes foggier? Well, fret not because there's a way on how to fog-proof your bathroom mirror.

WHAT YOU NEED:

shaving cream

tissue

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. Put an ample amount of shaving cream in tissue paper.
  2. Wipe it all over the mirror.
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Removing Rust From Bathroom Accessories

I never thought that using this condiment can also do wonders for your bathroom accessories. I have tried it, and all our silver accessories are shiny and like new.

WHAT YOU NEED:

ketchup

HOW TO DO IT:

  1. Put ketchup on the rusted area of a bathroom accessory.
  2. Let it stay for 15 minutes.
  3. Wipe it clean. Voila! You will see how shiny it is after.
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This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2021 Charlette

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