Tips for Keeping Your Bathroom Clean With Young Kids

by Jess Rehll - March 6, 2020

When you have young children in the home, it can be a huge challenge to keep your house clean. It can be especially difficult to keep the bathroom clean and disinfected. Whether you have kids who are just learning to use the bathroom by themselves or you have teenagers who aren’t quite used to cleaning up after themselves, there are some tips that you can use to keep everything sparkling and clean.

During Potty Training

It’s common for children to go on the floor when potty training, so be prepared with sanitation wipes to clean up the mess in case it happens. It’s a good idea to clean your bathroom throughout the day so that you aren’t left with a big mess to clean up at the end of the week. Keep all of your products accessible in the bathroom to make it quick and easy to clean.


If you have more than one bathroom in your home, it’s a good idea to try and let the sick child use one bathroom while everyone else uses the other. This can help prevent the spread of germs. Whether your child is vomiting or has diarrhea, make sure you have an effective disinfectant that you can use on the toilet seat, door knobs, toilet handle, the surrounding area, the floor and the vanity countertops. Keep everything put away in the vanity to make for a frequent and fast cleanup.

Teach Your Children

There are a number of things you can teach your children that will allow them to clean up after themselves in the bathroom. This teaches them responsibility, it prevents you from always having to clean up on your own, and it will keep your bathroom tidy. Even the youngest children in the home can learn to wash their hands, flush the toilet and pick up dirty laundry from the floor. Older children can be taught to empty the trash can, wipe up the vanity countertop and wipe the seat if it’s dirty.

The bathroom is a small area of the home, but it can sure develop quite a mess over just a few days when you have kids around. It’s a good idea to keep minimal items in your bathroom and on your countertops. This allows you to quickly come in and wipe everything down. Making sure you frequently clean will make your bathroom a safe and healthy space.

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