We know what you're thinking, "No all-natural cleaner is strong enough to clean the funk happening in my bathroom." But, that's where you're wrong. Yes, bathrooms do get pretty gross if you let things get out of hand, but there's nothing that toxic chemical-filled cleaner can do that a little baking soda and vinegar can't handle. From the toilet to your mirror and even your shower head, we've got you covered with tried-and-true ways to clean and disinfect your entire bathroom without shelling out cash for chemicals. Here are nine all-natural cleaning solutions to get you started. Ready, set, clean!
1. Keep Your Bathroom Smelling Sweet With This Air Freshener
Put your collection of mason jars to good use with this DIY air freshener. Fill the jar with a combination of baking soda and essential oils and mix throughly. Use a decorative piece of paper poked with holes for the top and your bathroom will smell springtime fresh 24/7.
2. Tackle Everything From the Toilet to the Tub With This Scrub
This little all-star soft scrub cleaner will tackle your sink, bathtub and grimy grout like it's nothing, and it will even take care of the kitchen if your cleaning spree goes into overtime. Made from baking soda, Castile soap and essential oils, this will quickly become the MVP of your cleaning arsenal.
3. Give Mold the Boot With This Tea Tree Mold Spray
Your constantly damp and humid bathroom means it's the perfect breeding ground for mold (yuck!). Take care of the problem before it gets worse with this all-natural tea tree mold spray. Give your shower a quick spray with the vinegar and essential oil mixture every two to three days to keep mold and mildew away for good.
4. Get a Streak-Free Mirror With These Wipes
Put an empty baby wipes container to good use by filling it with these glass and mirror wipes. Fill the container with disposable towelettes, pour in the rubbing alcohol, close the container and give the whole thing a good shake. Keep the box in an easy to access spot in the bathroom and you'll be more likely to give the mirror a quick wipe when smudges appear.
5. Make Cleaning Easy With These Toilet Bombs
Cleaning the toilet is a dirty job no one wants to do. Keep your toilet bowl fresh between the bi-monthly deep cleanings with these homemade toilet bombs. Form the baking soda, citric acid, Castile soap mixture in an old ice cube tray to make them easy to handle.
6. Save Money By Making Your Own Reusable Bathroom Wipes
The bathroom can get grimy quickly if you don't keep up with it, but these reusable bathroom wipes make that problem a thing of the past. Made with cloth wipes, Castile soap and a combination of your favorite essential oils, these wipes will keep you on top of your cleaning game. Once you've used all the wipes, just toss them in the laundry and start from the beginning.
7. Keep Your Bathroom Floor Spotless With This Chemical-Free Cleaner
Keep your bathroom floors shining and germ-free with this DIY floor cleaner. Use a blend of essential oils like peppermint and lemon to keep things smelling fresh when you're finished.
8. Sanitize Your Shower Head With This Pantry Staple
Just when you thought taking a shower was the cleanest you could get, you noticed the mildew building up around your shower head. Fill a zip-top bag with vinegar and attach it to your shower head with a rubber band for 30 minutes. Give it a good scrub and you're ready to take a refreshing shower, minus the small bits of mold raining down on you.
9. Flush Out Hard-Water Spots With This Toilet Stain Remover
Those hard-water stains lurking under the rim of your toilet bowl are about to be evicted, thanks to this toilet stain remover. Soak a few paper towels in straight vinegar and leave them pressed around the inside rim of your toilet for 20 minutes, scrub with baking soda and say goodbye to those unsightly stains.