No matter how you slice it, cleaning the bathroom is a chore. But, it’s a chore most of us have to do eventually — no matter how long we avoid it. The good news is, with the right tips you can make cleaning your bathroom feel like less of a chore.

The following creative solutions will help you efficiently clean your bathroom so you can get on with the business of living and having fun — even if you don’t have all the traditional cleaning supplies.

Clean Your Toilet Bowl with Mouthwash

Ran out of toilet bowl cleaner? Have no fear. Your teeth aren’t the only thing that mouthwash will clean. In fact, a quarter cup of mouthwash can help restore your porcelain bowl to its former white color.

Remove Water Spots with Lemon

Does it feel like water spots are just stuck there, no matter how much scrubbing you try? It’s time to bust out the lemon! This is an affordable and easy way to get rid of water spots. Plus, it smells great.

Make Your Mirror Shine with Black Tea

A spotless mirror can give you a fabulous glow — offering a great way to start off the day. But it’s so easy for a mirror to become fogged and spotted, thanks to steam, water, stains, dust, debris, greasy hands and more. Black tea cuts through this dirt, creating a clean finish that has a spotless, like-new shine.

Remove Soap Scum with Vinegar

Vinegar is one of those all-natural household cleaners that’s a serious powerhouse. This is especially true when you are trying to tackle soap scum and mineral deposits that have built up in your showerhead. By soaking your showerhead in vinegar, you can breakdown and remove that soap scum, restoring your showerhead to its former function.

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