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How to make your bathroom smell nice: secrets of professional cleaners

Alina MilsentLife
Life hacks for cleaning the bathroom

The bathroom can become a place of active reproduction of fungal spores and pathogenic bacteria. Mold grows incredibly quickly, leading to allergies and respiratory diseases.

Plumbing is usually contaminated with limescale, the main cause of which is hard tap water. Dirt and limescale accumulate over time, bacteria begin to grow, and it becomes extremely difficult to clean the plumbing. The Express publication told us about life hacks for cleaning the bathroom and toilet, which will help disinfect and get rid of unpleasant odors.

The professional cleaner, known online as Jetlag Remedy, shared expert advice on how to achieve optimal results by avoiding common mistakes.

First of all, she advises leaving detergents and sprays on surfaces for at least 5-10 minutes before wiping them off. This allows the active ingredients to penetrate and "eat" rust, plaque, and dirt, making the subsequent cleaning process easier.

How to make your bathroom smell nice: secrets of professional cleaners

In addition to surface cleaning, she emphasizes the importance of proper drainage care. Using a stiff-bristled brush will help fight odors.

For a more thorough cleaning, you should remove the toilet lid to gain access to hard-to-reach areas, where germs usually accumulate. Moreover, emptying the trash regularly can prevent unpleasant odors.

The next tip is to try scented sachets or cotton swabs with essential oils. For example, you can soak a napkin in essential oil, roll it into a cone, and place it in a corner, on the washing machine, shelf, or closet. Please note that essential oils have a very intense, concentrated aroma, so a few drops will be enough.

You can buy scented sachets in the household chemicals department, they are inexpensive. You can easily make them yourself by filling bags with herbs: lemon balm, mint, chamomile, lavender, cloves, rosemary, thyme, etc.

Acid-based products such as lemon or vinegar will be effective for cleaning toilets. Read the article to learn how to clean a toilet quickly and efficiently.

By the way, hot water is often used to clean toilets as it is said to be able to "destroy" all harmful bacteria. OBOZREVATEL figured out why plumbers do not advise pouring boiling water into the toilet and how it can affect plumbing and pipes.

Earlier, OBOZREVATEL told you how to make your home smell nice without using chemicals.

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