How to Make Your Bathroom Shine With a Drill Brush Attachment

Updated: Dec. 13, 2023

Save time and use less elbow grease by cleaning your bathroom with a power drill brush attachment.

Cleaning your bathroom—especially scrubbing around the shower, toilet and sink—can be a dreaded, time-consuming task. But it doesn’t have to be. Using a cordless drill and drill brush attachment for hard-to-reach bathroom spots cuts down on the amount of time and effort you spend cleaning. More than that, you can get a deeper clean with a drill, brush attachments and basic household cleaning products than with a towel or hand-held scrubber.

What You Need to Clean Your Bathroom With a Drill Brush Attachment

After you buy the attachments, you’ll need a power drill and any cleaning product of your choice. For the bathroom, you shouldn’t use multi-purpose cleaner, as that’s more for maintenance. Instead, you’ll want a cleaner that combats mold, soap scum and germs. If you need a deeper clean on tough buildup, you might consider using a bleach solution. If you use bleach, wear a respirator mask and be sure to ventilate your bathroom.

How to Clean Your Bathroom With a Drill Brush Attachment 

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  1. Secure one of the Drill Brush Scrubbing Attachments to your charged power drill. We like starting with the wide, flat brush head for a large surface area like the base and walls of a tub or shower.
  2. Spray the area you’re going to work on. We think the brush attachments work best to clean bathroom tile, but they can also be used on kitchen surfaces, grout, fiberglass, fabric interiors and more.
  3. Turn on the drill and begin your bathroom cleaning! Be sure to have a good grip on the drill handle to ensure the brush head doesn’t spin out of control. You shouldn’t need to apply a ton of pressure, as the drill will do most of the work for you.
  4. Results should be noticeable after the first pass, but if you’re working on tough mold and mildew removal, you may need to go over it a second time to get rid of all the built-up grime. After scrubbing, rinse or wipe the area to remove the cleaning solution and buildup.
  5. Swap out the brush heads to clean another bathroom surface. The domed brush is excellent for cleaning a toilet, and the small detailing brush is ideal for disinfecting around faucets and tight corners.

That’s all there is to it. Cleaning your bathroom with a power drill brush attachment is fast, easy and gives you a professional sparkle and shine. And while the nylon bristles provide a super deep clean, they’re still gentle enough to not damage or scratch surfaces. In between deep cleans with your drill brush, maintenance and spot cleaning will keep your bathroom free from soap scum and buildup.

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