We all are familiar with the cleaning powers of lemon. It is popularly recognized worldwide for its exceptional cleaning properties. Not many knew, there’s another citrus fruit known as ‘Grapefruit’ which contains many of the same cleaning qualities like lemon. Although lemon is considered the widely used natural cleaning ingredient, grapefruit deserves a special place in your natural cleaning hack to be used at home. Grapefruit works wonders to cut through filth and imparts a fresh and fruity scent to your bathroom.
Grapefruit acts as a natural antibacterial cleaner stain remover, degreaser, and odor eliminator. You can clean grimy surfaces like your bathtub and shower with grapefruit. It’s not only a wonderful cleaning agent, but it’s also easy to work with. This citrus fruit not only kills germs and clear stains, but also offers an invigorating and fresh scent in the process.
Grapefruit helps clean all the soap scum and mineral buildup in the bathroom. Why buy those expensive yet not so workable store-bought cleaning agents varying from potent to mild alternatives? In this blog, we will take you through the easy process of cleaning bathrooms with easily available grapefruit.
Before sharing this method, we’d like to tell you this cleaning hack is not suitable for all surfaces.
Where not to use Grapefruit
It’s vital to note that you should know where not to use grapefruit. You should not use citrus fruits such grapefruit to clean natural stones including travertine, marble, or granite, or marble. Reason being, natural stone surfaces are prone to get damaged by the citric acid. Grapefruits work best on hard and non-porous surfaces including ceramic, metal fixtures, porcelain tile, and glass.
Impart your bathroom with that pristine clear look and freshness which you get from scented candles. Also, there’s nothing compares to the sweet smell of fresh grapefruit. Grapefruit has turned out a great cleaner for stubborn rust stains and debris. We tried using a combination of grapefruit and salt on the grime, and the results were truly shocking. The bathroom got the all-new look, as of it was brand new!
Benefits of Using Grapefruit
- Natural Solvent
Grapefruit works as excellent natural solvent as it breaks down tough hard to remove water stains easily along with soap residue, and lime scale.
- Neutralizes Odors
Grapefruit being a citric fruit has amazing power of replacing those horrible odors with the aroma of fresh, elevating and clean scent.
- Works on multiple surfaces
Grapefruit can be used as a cleaning agent on multiple surfaces like stainless steel, copper, porcelain, aluminum, and even glass surface. It leaves your bathroom clean and shiny.
Grapefruit has antibacterial properties. This simply means germs can’t stay alive in the acidic environment that grapefruits and other citrus fruits naturally own.