Doing the bathroom is one of the least desirable cleaning chores. For one thing, there is usually a toilet in there, not to mention hard to shift stains in tile grout. Bathroom mirrors can be tricky to get really clean too. Streaks are always a pain.
If you are planning a renovation or a new bathroom, it is worth choosing bathroom cabinets and fixtures with easy, speedy cleaning in mind. With a little forethought you can make it much less of a hassle. Here are some factors to keep in mind when buying.
Bathroom taps that merge smoothly into the top of the vanity unit or sink are a good idea. Around the base of the taps is a hot spot for mold and grime build up and can be tricky to clean properly. An old toothbrush is an ideal tool but prevention is better than cure, so choosing bathroom taps without creases where mold can hide is a step in the right direction. Remember that combining hot and cold water taps into one means half the cleaning time. Chrome bathroom taps will also be easier to clean because they won’t tarnish.
Most bathroom cabinets and showers are fairly simple to clean, although the best strategy is to do a little quite often rather than letting grime build up before having a big cleaning blitz. Again, look at the borders and seams between glass and plastic surfaces. A smooth transition from one to the other is an indicator of quality products and will make cleaning easier for you.