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5 Ways to Prevent Messes in the Bathroom

Clean Your Shower and Tub Regularly

One of our least favorite household jobs is cleaning the tub. It's an awkward space to maneuver in, and it's difficult to rinse the walls. But we've found that it's a lot less of a hateful task if we clean regularly rather than waiting until it's a big, crusty, mildewy mess. Giving it a regular rinse helps to prevent mildew growth and the buildup of tub scum, which means a lot less elbow grease on cleaning day. It's also a good idea to get in the habit of regularly freeing your drain from hair clogs and mopping up puddles right after you make them.