HOW TO CLEAN A BATHTUB
Who wants to take a relaxing soak in a dirty bathtub? No one. Ignoring a dirty tub only makes it harder to clean. A regular bathtub cleaning routine can turn a semiannual one-hour job into a quick and simple 10-minute job every month. Removing soap scum from your tub will also help your grout and glass stay cleaner for longer.
Cleaning a Bathtub Step-by-Step
- Fill up a bucket with hot water, and pour the water all over the tub.
- Sprinkle baking soda on all tub surfaces. For extra-dirty tubs, use tub-and-tile cleaner instead.
- Fill your bucket with a half-gallon of hot water and two tablespoons of dish soap.
- Dip a scrub sponge or a stiff nylon brush into the bucket, and scrub all bathtub surfaces.
- Use the bucket to periodically rinse out the sponge or brush and to transfer soapy water into the tub.
- When cleaning especially dirty tubs or stains, sprinkle baking soda directly onto the sponge or brush after dipping it in your bucket solution, and scrub hard.
- Once you’re satisfied and the tub looks clean, use the bathtub hand sprayer or the bucket to rinse the tub.
- Finish up by polishing the tub faucet, drain and handles with a clean, dry cloth.