Cleaning The Bathroom: A Home-Ec 101 Guide

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If guests are coming over the bathroom is the first room I head to with cleaning supplies. It definitely helps to give it some attention weekly, and once I met a woman that wiped hers down daily so she never had heavy cleaning in the bathroom. Whatever your choice is - or if it's a bit more of a random thing like my bathroom - these articles have ...

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Hard Water Deposits in a Toilet Bowl

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Dear Home-Ec 101, During the walk-through when we purchased our current home, we flushed our toilets, but did not raise the lids. After we moved in, to our horror, two of our toilets were gross!First problem, I am told that it is hard water deposits, so when toilet waste is flushed down, stuff catches on the way down. I have been able to ...

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The Unappreciated Importance of Regular Toilet Cleaning

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Dear Home Ec 101,I have a 9 month old baby girl and as she is becoming more mobile, it is becoming a lot more important to me to keep things really clean. She loves crawling into the bathroom and playing with those little plastic screw covers at the base of the toilet and as much as I try to wipe down that area it is never really free of grime ...

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Pink Shower Mold, What is It? How do I get rid of it?

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Dear Home Ec 101, We keep getting these pale pinkish stains on the shower curtains and at the base of the tub… Our neighbor has the same issue, and he thinks it’s metal in the Mt P. water supply. Could it be mold?I’ve found a weak bleach solution or most any bath cleaner completely fades the stains without much scrubbing - but the spots will ...

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