Here’s an Idea for Your Pretty Bathroom Backsplash: A DIY Cleaner to Keep Toxins at Bay

White tile in bathroom with round black mirror
credit: Stephen Paul

Over time, bathroom tiles can become caked with dust, hair product residue, mildew, and bacteria. If you want to get all that gunk off, try this DIY bathroom backsplash cleaning idea: Make an all-natural tile cleaner and banish the grime for good! You only need a few ingredients that you may already have in your pantry to make this amazing tile cleaner. Get ready for your bathroom backsplash to shine like new again.

Things You'll Need

All-Natural Tile Cleaner Recipe

Add the water, vinegar, and orange essential oil together in a glass spray bottle. The vinegar will help to sanitize the tiles while the orange essential oil will help remove any hair product build-up or residue that may have adhered to your tiles. Shake well before each use.

Green tile bathroom backsplash
credit: Stephen Paul

How to Clean a Tile Backsplash

Step 1

Mix up the all-natural tile cleaner.

Step 2

Spray your tiles liberally with the tile cleaner.

Step 3

Use a scrubber sponge to work the cleaner into the tiles.

Step 4

Wipe the tiles clean using a microfiber cloth.


Jessica Kielman

Jessica Kielman

Jessica owns two blogs, Mom 4 Real and Pour Me a Cocktail. She has been sharing easy cleaning tips, recipes and ideas with her readers for over 7 years. She has been featured on the Rachel Ray Show, TODAY Parenting, MSN, Country Woman Magazine and more.