6 DIY Cleaners To Get Your Bathroom Spic & Span

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With spring just days away, there’s no better time to deep clean your bathroom!

To help, we’ve compiled a list of six natural cleaning recipes that will get it spic and span— minus the harsh fumes that come with traditional cleaning products.

Bathtub Scrubber

  • 1 grapefruit halved
  • enough kosher salt to coat grapefruit

Use the salt-topped grapefruit to scrub all over, making sure to squeeze some of the citric acid on the fixtures. Rinse thoroughly.

Disinfecting Surface Cleaner

  • distilled white vinegar
  • distilled water
  • essential oils

Mix equal parts vinegar and water in a bowl. If desired, add 5-10 drops of essential oil per 2 cups of mixture. Dampen a sponge mop or cloth with mixture and apply to surface. 

Glass Cleaner 

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons rubbing alcohol
  • 5 drops peppermint essential oil

Pour all ingredients into a 24-ounce spray bottle and shake to combine. Spray onto a microfiber cloth and apply to surface.

Grout & Tile Cleaner 

  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Water

Mix equal parts hydrogen peroxide and water in a spray bottle. Spray mixture on grout, wait 45 minutes and then wipe down with a sponge. Rinse well.

Sink Scrub

  • 2 cups baking soda
  • 10 drops lemon essential oil
  • 10 drops clove essential oil
  • 1 squirt Dr. Bronner’s castile soap
  • A few drops of water

Mix the baking soda with the essential oils using a butter knife. Store in an airtight container. Sprinkle the mixture over the sink surface, then add a squirt of soap and a few drops of water. Scrub with a nylon bristle brush. Rinse thoroughly.

Toilet Cleaner

  • ½ cup baking soda
  • 1 cup distilled white vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon tea tree essential oil

Combine baking soda, distilled white vinegar and tea tree essential oil in a spray bottle. Spray toilet bowl and let mixture sit for a few minutes. Sprinkle baking soda in toilet bowl, then scrub with a brush and flush.

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