Four Bathroom Organization and Maintenance Tips

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Cleaning the bathroom is one of the chores that people just love to avoid doing. It’s understandable since it can take plenty of time and work to make everything squeaky clean. There’s a lot of scrubbing, leaving out products, wiping, and washing involved. Many times, you have to deal with gross things like mold and mildew, which requires deep cleaning to thoroughly get rid of.

If you simply don’t have the time for a complete clean up, the best you can do is to prevent clutter from accumulating, so there’s less work for you to do later. Declutter your messy bathroom and keep clutter-free with these simple tricks.

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Install Vertical Organizers

If you want to declutter and maximize your bathroom space, you best bet is to use organizers. You can install hooks and hangers and build floating shelves and cabinets to clear the floor space. It creates more room for movement in the bathroom.

You can store your toiletries in your floating shelves and leave towels on hangers to make them more accessible and organized. Try out these clever DIY organizers for your bathroom.

Use a Tiered Stand

Cake stands aren’t just from displaying cake and pastries. In fact, these are great organizers to store all sorts of things, from food stuff to skincare products. Organize the makeup and hygiene products on your vanity using a multi-level cake stand to maximize the space.

With a tiered stand, you don’t have to rummage through you drawers or the pile of things on your vanity for the lipstick or product you want.

Throw out Expired Products and Medicine

Clear up cabinet and counter space by throwing out products that way past their expiration dates. Pack away products that you no longer use too. You can either throw them out or give them away if they’re still all right to use. Don’t leave empty bottles lying around.

Remember to look through your medicine cabinet too. Check the dates you the medicine inside, and throw out the expired ones. Replace the old supplies with new ones.

Install a Macerating Pump

Clogging is a common problem for most toilets. If left unattended, it can cause a huge, not mention disgusting, for you to clean up. So before it gets worse, make to get a handle of it. You don’t have to call a professional for a minor clogging problem.

There are many ways to unclog a toilet. You can use a toilet plunger or an auger. If you don’t have both, you can try other tricks, like using hot water, adding shampoo or hand soap, or fix it with Coke.

But the best course of action is to prevent clogging from happening. Stop flushing down waste products, like tissue, sanitary pads, and dead goldfishes. Or better yet, install a macerator pump to break down solid waste and stop them from clogging your toilet.

Ventilate Your Bathroom

Mold grow where there is moisture. If you don’t want a moldy bathroom, turn on your exhaust fan when you take a bath and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes after. You should also air it out after using.

Exposure to molds can put you at risk of to certain health effects, including upper respiratory tract symptoms, coughing, and wheezing. Check for mold contamination in your bathroom and other areas in your house using a mold detection kit, especially if you and your family are experiencing sudden bouts of allergies and respiratory-related sickness. The test will tell if you need to call in a professional to handle the problem.

Final Thoughts

Cleaning the bathroom can be a daunting task. When you don’t have the time or the energy to do a deep cleaning, the best thing you can do is to slowly chip away the mess. Declutter your bathroom by throwing away products that you no longer use or are already expired. This frees up space for your stuff.

Use vertical organizers to store your toiletries and bathroom products and maximize your small bathroom space. Prevent messes as a result of toilet clogging by installing a macerating pump. Finally, get a handle of the bathroom mold situation before it gets worse.

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