11 Home Remedies For Bathtub Stains and Tiled Walls | Q&A

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Q: Grandma, Is there any home made solution that I could use to clean tiles and bath tub? I dislike chemicals and bleachs since I have asthma.

A: Dear I, Your bathroom serves as a rest room. This means providing you comfort, relaxation and yes, rest. But, how can you relax in it if it looks unsightly, untidy and stained? Perhaps, it is time to get it renovated.If you are still saving for it, then do some practical cleaning that can remove those ugly stains on the tub and tiled walls until they gleam. Having a hard time cleaning and removing stains in your bathtub and tiled walls? Fret not; there inexpensive solutions you can use to clean your bathroom.

Home Remedies to Clean Your Bathtub Stains & Tiled Walls

Home Remedies For Bathtub Stains and Tiled Walls

1. Vinegar and water – Mix a solution of water and vinegar with a ratio of 1:1. Put into a spray bottle and spray on the affected area. The vinegar lifts the soap scum from the surfaces of the bathroom. It is safe to use and does not damage the tiles or porcelain fixtures.[1]

2. White Vinegar and hydrogen peroxide – Individually fill it into their own spray bottle. Spray it alternately and leave it for a minute before wiping it clean. These home remedies to clean your bathtub stains and tiled walls also has another effect, it also virtually eradicates all Salmonella, E-Coli and Shigella bacteria.

3. Baking Soda – Spray wet your stained walls and sprinkles enough baking soda to make a paste. Scrub the walls and tub thoroughly and rinse it with tap water. Additionally you can pour some baking soda in the toilet and scrub after letting is sit for 15 minutes.

4. Tartar and hydrogen peroxide – Create a solution of hydrogen peroxide and tartar and apply it on the affected area of your bathtub. Leave it for an hour, scrub and wash away. This is another good example of home remedies to clean your bathtub stains and tiled walls.

5. Lemon juice and salt – Combine lemon juice and salt and apply it near rust stains that accumulate near drains and faucets. If the area is hard to reach, use toothbrush or a cleaning tool with handle. [2]

6. Toothpaste – Toothpaste can also be used as a cleaning agent, it is safe and hygienic. Toothpaste when mixed with water produces foam which easily makes a surface shine.

7. Toothbrush – Hard to reach places can be reached with a simple toothbrush or another cleaning tool with handle. It is advisable to use a toothbrush that has a wider bristles.

8. Water – Take note that before applying a cleaning agent, it is wise to wash It with water first. The water helps the cleaning agent to sit on the tile, get the stains soaked so that the tiled walls can be effectively cleaned.

9. Ammonia, Alcohol and vinegar – Mix ½ cup of ammonia, vinegar and rubbing alcohol with a gallon of water and spray and let it sit for at least 15 minutes and scrub. This remedy is also useful against wood surfaces.

10. Shampoo – Use shampoo to remove unnecessary soap scum from your bathroom and faucets. Shampoo can also act as a decent buffing agent for chrome faucets.

11. Baby oil – Use a moist cloth and one teaspoon of baby oil. Put this on a washcloth and use it to wipe the stains in the walls or bathtub. Spray a disinfectant cleaner to remove germs. This home remedy can also act to remove the marks created by water in glasses or shower doors. [3]

References:

    1. http://www.ehow.com/way_5119849_home-cleaning-soap-scum-shower.html

 

    1. http://www.best-home-remedies.com/home-cleaning/home-remedy-for-cleaning-bathroom-tile.htm

 

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