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    We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?





    What are good products to get. I have a flat with not a lot of storage so don't want to keep any sort of mop bucket. Pic for reference so you know what kind of floor it is.

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    ACE bleach. It has certain properties that make it just right for bathrooms and toilets...

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    Looks amazingly clean for not having been cleaned for 2 years! Is it just the tile grout you want whitening? You can get specific pastes and stuff for that. Or you could carefully sand off a bit of the grout and redo it, if you've got a couple of days you're not going to be in the flat for it to set.

    If it's general floor cleaning, the easiest thing in a flat is to get some specific purpose floor-cleaning wipes. The cheapest (and proper old-style thing to do) is to use a mixture of boiling water, white vinegar and bicarb of soda, but that *would* mean getting a mop and bucket really (otherwise you'll scald yourself with the boiling water ). Otherwise just some generic cleaner and a scrubber of some kind.

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    Cool, wipes sound like a plan. The grout is actually not much darker than it was 2 years ago, so no problem with that. I'm lucky that my flat is mould-proof, no moisture, clothes dry within 24 hours etc

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    Why you haven't cleaned your bathroom 2 years? Bleach is good choice in my opinion. It is not expensive. You can try but 2 years is big period of time. It may not be helpful.

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    On a similar note, anyone know how to get rid of the white calcy type stuff on dark tiles? It mainly seems to be in the joints

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    Dettol is good to use as well, soak it in overnight, worked great for our bath and shower head/ hose, the scale was gone i the morning.
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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    2 years?!?

    Nuke the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure..

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    lol you been watching too much Aliens.
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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    Quote Originally Posted by exarchi View Post
    On a similar note, anyone know how to get rid of the white calcy type stuff on dark tiles? It mainly seems to be in the joints

    I have heared that vinegar can clean it but I have not tried it.

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    I'm so glad Jiff didn't see this thread.

    I went to his house once (no... twice) and had to clean the bathroom .. cos it just needed it!

    Bathrooms clean best with toothbrushs and Flash Bathroom this one

    you'll need scrubbing pads (with WHITE abbrasive pads... not the green ones).. lots of clean cloths (wash and reuse another day) and patience.

    and an eye for detail.

    I love cleaning bathrooms but the owners tend to hate me afterwards... cos I really clean EVERYWHERE!!!! toilet seat off for example.

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    Quote Originally Posted by mepooooo View Post
    Why you haven't cleaned your bathroom 2 years? Bleach is good choice in my opinion. It is not expensive. You can try but 2 years is big period of time. It may not be helpful.
    Just never got that dirty, we're relatively tidy and although we have parties every couple of months, no major accidents.

    The flat is kinda crazy-good though, no damp, no stains, cleans up easy, low maintenance

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    I'm so glad Jiff didn't see this thread.

    I went to his house once (no... twice) and had to clean the bathroom .. cos it just needed it!

    Bathrooms clean best with toothbrushs and Flash Bathroom this one

    you'll need scrubbing pads (with WHITE abbrasive pads... not the green ones).. lots of clean cloths (wash and reuse another day) and patience.

    and an eye for detail.

    I love cleaning bathrooms but the owners tend to hate me afterwards... cos I really clean EVERYWHERE!!!! toilet seat off for example.
    Can we arrange something?? :-p £££

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    Cillit Bang bathroom cleaner, we live in a very hard water area and this stuff gets rid of it chalky deposits wth ease.

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    Re: We haven't cleaned the bathroom floor in 2 years, any pointers?

    Marcos have you did something about the bath cleaning because I am interested in the solution of that problem.

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