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    If Your Bathroom Is Absolutely Disgusting, This Post Will Help You Change That

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    1. Hang an over-the-cabinet storage system that'll keep cumbersome products out of the way and organized so you don't make a mess under the sink every time you need to style your hair (ME).


    Promising review: "This is the most amazing invention EVER! Holds your straightener, blow dryer, curling iron or whatever else you want to store in the third slot. Now my stuff is all right there when I open the cabinet in my bathroom and the cords are not all tangled up!" β€”Abeau01

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in seven colors).

    2. Expand your reach with an extendable scrubber that's perfect for anyone who hates cleaning hard-to-reach places so much it just never gets done β€” not anymore!


    The unique head shape allows you to get into corners, and it also detaches and is replaceable! The body extends from 26 inches to 42 inches by simply twisting the rod. The head is made of an anti-microbial material, which is great because it's abrasive for a deep clean but also retains water for a soak and go!

    Promising review: "How have I lived without this all my life? It makes cleaning shower walls ten times easier. Plus, the adjustable handle let you apply the right amount of pressure each time." β€”SM_chi

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    3. Use a plastic plumbing snake to take care of slow-flowing drains with just a few minutes of work, no need to call the plumber. And no need to take apart the drain; this'll slide right in and the hooks will do the trick. / /

    Promising review: "You will not regret buying these. They work SO well. I had constant draining issues in my shower and so I figured I would search 'Hair Drain' on Amazon. Lo and behold, there I was searching for tools to clean out my drain. I did not expect these 'drain snakes' to work so well! They are made out of sturdy plastic and I was able to use it both on my shower AND my sink drains before being too grossed out and needing to throw it away." β€”Nhi

    Get it on Amazon for $5.99.

    4. Keep a Clorox toilet cleaning kit within arm's reach so you can clean the crap outta your toilet bowl whenever it's needed. I'm a #1 fan of this #2 cleaner-upper!

    Are you grossed out by the fact that your old toilet brush is sitting in literal filth? Then this scrubber kit is for you. It includes a wand, storage caddy, and six refill sponges, the latter of which you could toss after just one use. Plus the cleaning liquid needed is built-in so you really don't have to do anything at all!

    Promising review: "Nothing could be easier than this. Just swish and toss! The soft squishy sponge gets under the rim easily, unlike a stiff brush. The best part, of course, is that you dispose of the sponge after just one use. No more keeping that dirty brush under the bathroom sink! This system is a keeper and I bought one for every bathroom in my house." β€”Carol Lynn

    Get this kit from Amazon for $8.44.

    5. Hang a caddy over your shower head to allow for easy and organized access so bathing won't be such a drain.


    This one has two razor hooks, and two swivel baskets so you can accommodate taller bottles just by pivoting them to allow for size variety.

    Promising review: "I loved it when my husband installed a handheld shower head, but realized I would have to give up the caddy that held soap and shampoo. I liked this product so much I bought two more for the other two bathrooms. I also like that it comes in different finishes." β€”Glued Together

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in three finishes).

    6. Prep your shower for a much needed bubble bath with a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser that'll legit magically erase the weird dark stains that have been silently expanding on your tub for months β€” no thanks!

    These melamine eraser sponges are super tough on stains, but won't damage the surface underneath said stain.

    Promising review: "I never thought I'd be able to get the weird pink soap stains out of my tub. Picture someone scrubbing with cleaning products until their arms were sore, to no avail. But this worked with no effort! It's unbelievable. Please never let this go off the market!" β€”Catherine King

    Get two packs of four from Amazon for $9.39.

    7. Grab a plastic bag, fill it with vinegar and baking soda, and then rubber-band it around your shower head for a deep clean that takes very little effort.

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    Leave it on overnight for an even deeper clean!

    And check out 14 Cleaning Hacks We Know Actually Work Because We Tried Them for more on hack and even more cleaning tips!

    8. Use a vinegar-based glass and window cleaner for a gorgeous, streak-free shine on your mirrors. Plus, this formula doesn't contain any harsh chemicals. The only thing that's harsh here is your stance on stains!


    Promising review: "I am amazed! I honestly didn't think a 'natural' glass cleaner would work this well, but I was terrified by the chemicals found in my other glass cleaner, so I decided to give it a go. This product cleaned my mirrors and windows with zero streaks. It has a very light, pleasant aroma, and even after wiping down all the glass in my kitchen and bathrooms, I didn't have a sneezing fit like I often do after spraying cleaners. Will definitely purchase again!" β€”Lauren

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

    9. Install (easily) a TubShroom that'll catch all the loose hair headed down the drain and prevent you from standing in a shower puddle of your own filth. Ew. You can shower me with thanks later!

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    Promising review: "I used to have to throw out expensive hair traps that sit over top of the drain after only a few weeks because you could never really get them fully clean. But not this thing! The genius is that the hair and scum get wrapped around the tubular part that sits down inside the drain. Why spend time and elbow grease really cleaning something like this just to avoid having something ugly down in your shower? This takes care of it; the top stays clean and it's all you ever see. No offensive soap-scum." β€”Amazon Customer

    For more reasons why we are obsessed with this clever product, check out our Tubshroom review.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in five colors).

    10. Think about utilizing narrow spaces with something like this utility storage shelf so if you have a bathroom with tight spaces, it can still stay organized. Keep it on the ground, or mount it on the wall; either way there will be no more excuses for mess!


    Promising review: "This is a great shelf for the bathroom. I wanted something slim and really liked the wooden slats. It is really sturdy and simple to put together."β€”

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99 (available in four colors).

    11. Get rid of mold and mildew stains with a concentrated gel made with a formula that'll cling to silicone sealants (the thin area around your shower head, in between your tiles, etc.) and kill mold and mildew as well as prevent it from popping up again.

    This concentrated formula clings to silicone sealants (so the thin area around your shower head, in between your tiles, etc.) and helps to prevent mold and mildew from popping up again.

    Promising review: "This product deserves more than five stars. It is magic! I've tried everything for the mold in my tub tiles and grout, and nothing has worked β€” but not only did this remove the mold, but it left the grout looking really shiny. I couldn't be happier!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    12. Take down your crusted shower curtain liner and throw it in the wash with some towels to get rid of mildew smells and unwanted stains.

    Might also be a good time to wash those bathroom mats you're too scared to think about how moldy they are. Bitz 'n' Giggles has the step-by-step for washing a shower curtain liner.

    13. Mount a towel rack to make use of valuable wall space so your daily tidiness will take little to no effort. Plus, it just looks great tbh!,

    Promising review: "Anyone with a small bathroom knows that free space is almost non-existent, and these have been so great. We bought two so we had one for each bathroom, and we were able to get the majority of our towels up on them and looking nice (which means we freed up space in the linen closet)!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.87 (available in a pack of two).

    14. Discover the magic of a pumice toilet-cleaner that'll rid your porcelain throne of calcium and lime stains right before your eyes.

    FYI: The stone material is specially made to avoid scratching. Plus the heavy-duty plastic handle protects your hands while you clean!

    Promising review: "I'm so embarrassed to show how disgusting my toilets have been, but it's worth it for me to help anyone who has suffered as I have. We built our house and have lived in it 33 years. We dug a well and the water was beautiful, until air hit it. The copper, iron, and lime are all so high the chart doesn't even go that high. We have spent thousands on a huge filter that filters all the water coming into the house from the well. My toilets have been disgusting to me, though clean (as clean as I can get them). This pumice stone β€” HOLY MOLY β€” my toilets are clean!!!!! I am totally amazed. It took about 30 minutes on each one. The stains are gone. THEY ARE GONE!!!!!!" β€”Libby Nance

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    15. Scrub in between those tiles with a narrow, stiff-bristled brush, because some spots you just can't get with a towel alone. Scrub a dub dub!


    Promising review: "This is just what you need to clean your grout lines in the quickest way possible! I don't know what we were thinking when we decided to put subway tile in our shower, but we did, and cleaning the grout lines can be a very time-consuming job. But this brush really did a great job and sped up the process!" β€”Amanda E. King

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    16. Keep a set of clear plastic jars on your counter for the things you use most in the bathroom. These small additions on your counter will make a big difference so you won't be digging around in drawers making a mess of everything. You know who you are!

    Promising review: "I was a little unsure with how these jars/canisters were going to work, whether they'd be too big or small, but turns out they're just what I was looking for. After many years of use, the old cotton ball and Q-tip containers my kids had were scratched and ready to retire. Now that they have a longer counter, these jars fit side by side with their daily needs at their reach. I bought a set of three glass ones originally, but hesitated to put them in their bathroom for fear of finding out that they broke the glass, so I went with these instead. They look very high-quality, very shiny, and they each hold a lot of items.I love looking at these jars. They make the counter look neat!"β€”Mushi2Anone

    Get a set from Amazon for $15.99 (available in four sizes).

    17. Get in the habit of using a squeegee to wipe down your tile or glass shower every day to reduce the chance that mold will grow. Get in the habit of drying off your shower just like you dry off yourself!

    The head is designed with three dual-edge blades for a streak-free and squeak-free coverage. The set includes one Squeegee (gray with black handle) and two silicone replacement blades. There's also a hook hole built into the handle so you can easily hang it up anywhere you'd like!

    Promising review: "You'd think all squeegees are pretty much the same, but not true! In the field of squeegees this one is a standout. First of all, the blade is a thin strip of silicone, not rubber or plastic. That not only cuts a clean sharp swath across glass or other smooth surfaces, it also does an amazing job of gathering pet hair and lint from upholstered furniture, carpets and throw rugs. I have three small long haired dogs and nothing would remove the fur they left behind; not even the famed Dyson Animal, but this squeegee cleans it right up! It's a minor miracle! Add to that the fact that you get, not one, but three easily replaceable blades and you are practically set for life. And all that for a really reasonable price. You just can't beat it! If you need a squeegee, this is the one!" β€”Karla

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97.

    18. Deep clean even the pipes you can't see with this jetted tub cleaner that'll clear out the jet system so you can finally enjoy that bubble bath you've been craving.

    Promising review: "Wahhhh! So gross! This process caused dry heaves and I don't even have a weak stomach. I had just cleaned my jets two weeks prior and they were running clean with no 'black monsters' shooting out. I just thought they were clean. Oh no. I was wrong. Ran once with Oh Yuk and this greasy green and brown and black goo kept coming out. Then I ran a tub of pure water and all these flakes of biofilm were floating around which I've never seen. So I'm assuming the Oh Yuk loosened this stuff up from the tubes. I noticed that if I cut the jets on and off several times it's almost like the pressure just made more and more shoot out. I would recommend turning them on and off several times as well as running them for 15 minutes. I will never ever use a public hot tub again. I'm here to order a gallon of this stuff. I recommend this to any jetted tub owners!" β€”KW

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    19. Hang dry, upside down, your newly cleaned makeup brushes on a towel bar using ponytail holders so they keep their fluffy shape! Love a hack that uses what we already have laying around the house.

    Simply loop the ponytail holder around the bar and over each end of your brush!

    Read more: We Tested Gadgets For People Who Suck At Cleaning, And Here's What Actually Worked

    20. Place a basket caddy over your shower head so grime, loose hair, and mold won't form around the bottles along the edge of your shower or tub. These baskets are super easy to maintain/wash + will keep your things up and out of the water for a longer lasting clean. Also the chains are stainless steel, so no rust!


    Not only are these easy to clean, they also have drainer holes so water does just sit at the bottom and get moldy in between rinses.

    Promising review: "I didn't even know I needed this as much as I really did. This is a fantastic little organization gadget that I am super duper delighted to have found. This fits perfectly inside my tub, doesn't sway like I feared, and holds everything I need. Great quality. I highly recommend." β€”El B

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98.

    21. Scrub your sink with a chemical-free treatment to have your bathroom fixtures looking sparkly, shiny, and new. Just look at those satisfying results!

    This stuff also works great against all types of pesky problems. Mildew, mold, rust, you name it!

    Promising review: "Oh my gosh, this product is amazing! I didn't have much faith initially since we have extremely hard water and it usually takes over two hours with a magic eraser to budge it. But in under an hour and hardly any effort later, this product wiped out my shower like magic. You do have to use it on a dry surface with the included cloth." β€”Alicia A Dennis

    Get it from Amazon for $19.86.

    22. Use a bottle of pre-mixed Barkeeper's Friend cleanser for when you're facing down stains that regular soap, water, and scrubbing won't budge. (It's great for rust stains in other parts of your house too!)

    Promising review: "I was so bummed when I scratched up my pretty white sink with pots and pans. I thought I'd need to have it replaced or try to sand it and refinish it somehow, but I bought this stuff as a last ditch effort to fix it myself. It takes some elbow grease to make them go away, the scratches don't just wipe off, but if you scrub at them for a few minutes they melt away pretty quickly. After two rounds my sink looks nearly brand new again!" β€”Dan Borden

    Get it from Amazon for $9.49 (available in three sizes).

    Get all the info you need on this product in this BuzzFeeder's review.

    23. Place a storage basket on top of your toilet bowl to make great use of that currently wasted space. Put tissues, candles, soap and more to give your bathroom that "put together" look you (and your guests!) will enjoy.


    Promising review:"My apartment lacks any kind of bathroom counter space, so the top of my toilet tank plays host to all the random stuff I need access to." β€”ASX

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    24. Spray this stain remover that'll dissolve even the worst rust stains right before your very eyes, no scrubbing required.

    Promising review: "Holy wizardry! Seriously it was more work to clean the mirror over the vanity than use this product. I definitely suggest wearing a mask or bandana and running the ventilation fan if spraying in an enclosed area. Great product!" β€”Jessica B

    Get a bottle from Amazon for $5.

    25. Make sure, when you're deep cleaning your toilet, that you don't forget the spots up and under the bowl where the siphon jets are. Use an under the rim brush designed with a secondary twisted wire that'll really get into tough to reach spots.

    Learn more from Clean and Scentsible.

    Get the under-the-rim brush from Amazon for $6.

    26. Spray this acid-free grout cleaner between your tiles before you scrub them and you'll wonder how you ever lived without it!

    Promising review: "I own a cleaning company, and this is the first product that has actually worked on nasty, grease-stained grout!" β€”Lu-Anne Blake

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98.

    All of us, just doing the best we can!

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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