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How to clean a bathtub? All about bathtub cleaning

2023-05-10

The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the home and keeping it clean and tidy is essential for our health and well-being. Cleaning the bathtub is therefore highly important, as this surface can accumulate dirt, mould and other substances that are harmful to our health.

To prevent the bathtub from getting dirty quickly, we would recommend rinsing it with water after each use and drying it with a towel. You can also use a bathtub cover to protect the bathtub from dirt.

If you are still wondering how to clean your bathtub so that you can fully enjoy moments of self-care and hygiene, you have come to the right place. In this post we offer a series of tips to keep your bathtub in perfect condition with the least aggressive products.

How to clean a bathtub thoroughly

If you want to clean your bathtub thoroughly, pay attention to the solutions for specific problems you might encounter, which we will cover in a few lines. These can occur especially if the quality and maintenance is not optimal.

For this reason, opting for parts such as our bathtubs made of Acrymold® Solid Surface is a good option, because it makes it much easier to avoid these problems:  

  • The surface is non-porous and therefore easy to clean and maintain.
  • It is a very hygienic material, as it is antibacterial and prevents the proliferation of fungi and bacteria. 

Click here if you would also like to know how to clean a resin shower tray.

How to clean mould from a bathtub

Mould is one of the main problems with bathtubs.

To remove it, you can use a mixture of vinegar and hot water, which helps to break it down, making it easier to remove.

You can also use a solution of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda, which helps kill mould spores.

Cleaning a yellow-stained bathtub: how to clean the bathtub to make it white again

Accumulation of dirt can cause your bathtub to turn yellow.

To restore its original shine, you can use a solution of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. In this case, leave the solution to work for a few minutes and then scrub the bathtub with a soft bristle brush.

How to clean rust from your bathtub

Rust can be a problem for bathtubs with cast iron parts.

To remove it, you can use a mixture of vinegar and baking soda, which helps to dissolve the rust so that it can be cleaned more easily.

How to clean the bathtub drain

The bathtub drain is one of the places where bacteria and dirt build up the most.

To clean it, you can apply a mixture of baking soda and vinegar, which helps to break down residue and eliminate unpleasant odours.

→ If you want to go deeper into this topic, this post might interest you: How to unblock a bathtub.

Cleaning bathtub tile grouting

Tile grouting can be difficult to clean, but with a little effort you can make it look like new.

One effective solution is to mix baking soda and warm water to create a paste. Rub the mixture into the joints with an old toothbrush and then rinse with water.

How to clean a very dirty bathtub with baking soda

Baking soda is an effective solution for cleaning a bathtub. It is a natural substance that you can use to clean bathtubs and remove stubborn stains.

Here's how to use it step by step:

  1. Mix one cup of baking soda with warm water to form a paste.
  2. Apply the paste on the stains in the bathtub.
  3. Leave to work for a few minutes.
  4. Rub gently with a sponge or brush.
  5. Rinse the bathtub with lukewarm water.
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