Polishing and whitening ceramics is not a difficult task, but limescale often hinders all our good intentions. In the increasingly rich and interesting universe of natural remedies, there are elements whose composition is aimed precisely at making bathroom fixtures shiny and white. These are tricks that will help you to have at hand methods to use every day to take care of the bathroom avoiding the accumulation of stains. That’s exactly why today will tell you everything you need to know about how to make a DIY spray that combines all these very effective ingredients together so that you always have it on hand!


The first thing to do is to get the ingredients needed to prepare our fantastic remedy! You will need elements that are already present in your home and that you can use to your advantage not only to polish, but also to scent everything! In detail you will need:

  • 1 tablespoon of baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon of bar soap flakes
  • 2 cups of water

The combination of bar soap and baking soda will have a fantastic effect on ceramics! If, in addition to the smell of the soap, you want a stronger scent, you can add 5 or 6 drops of an essential oil of your choice.


Well, once we have procured all the ingredients, all we have to do is go through the very quick procedure! First, melt the soap flakes in a water bath so that the mixture is smooth and homogeneous. Once melted, you will need to add the baking soda and mix until you get a thick and frothy paste. At this point, dissolve the resulting mixture in the water and transfer inside the steamer, at which point it will be ready! Spray the mixture all over the ceramics, then wipe with a non-abrasive sponge rubbing vigorously and then rinse. You will see that the result will be fantastic!

Alternative methods

  • In addition to the one just described, let’s look together at some alternative methods that will help you whiten ceramics quickly and effectively! Here are the most popular and popular ones:
  • Citric acid: excellent limescale remover that you can use every day. You will need to dissolve 5 ounces of the product in 1 quart of water and pour it all inside a vaporizer. Then use it on a sponge to clean your bathroom fixtures.
  • Lemon juice: great not only for whitening, but also for scenting your bathroom and ceramics! Press the lemon juice onto a sponge and proceed to wash the ceramics.
  • White vinegar: an increasingly exploited element in the home, you will need to use it by filling 3 parts of a steamer with vinegar and 1 part with water, then spray on the bathroom fixtures, scrub and rinse.
  • Yellow soap: for use in both the bathroom and kitchen, it will be a fantastic ingredient for whiter ceramics! You will need to put a small ball of soap on a sponge making it stick well and wash the ceramics. Rinse well to remove all soap residue and see what a result!


Try the spray first on unseen corners so as to make sure you don’t damage or stain the ceramics.