How to Clean a Bathtub


  • original-pine-cleaner
  • measuring-cup Measuring cup
  • sponge Sponge
  • scrub-brush Scrubbing brush
  • rubber-gloves Rubber gloves


Get tips on how to clean a bathtub and make your bathtub cleaning easier with Pine-Sol. Clean a bathtub and do a deep disinfecting clean to your tub.

  1. Step 1 Stop the tub drain and fill your bathtub with about two gallons of warm water.
  2. Step 2 Add ¼ cup of Pine-Sol® to the water.
  3. Step 3 Dip a sponge or scrubber into the bathtub and wipe down the tub and faucets.
  4. Step 4 For cleaning stubborn rings around the bathtub, drain the water and apply full-strength Pine-Sol® directly. Scrub down with a scrubbing brush and rinse with water.

With an improved concentrated formula that is 2x as strong* to last 2x as long*, you can use less for the same great clean.

concentrated formula Non-concentrated formula
¼ cup in 2 gallons water ½ cup in 2 gallons water
⅛ cup in 1 gallon water ¼ cup in 1 gallon water
¹⁄₁₆ cup or 1 tablespoon in ½ gallon water ⅛ cup in ½ gallon water
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  • 2X concentrated
    Tackle more messes per bottle.*
  • 5x cleaning
    Odor, grease, grime, dirt & allergens.
  • removes 99% of allergens§
    Destroy dust mites & pet dander.
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  • * vs. previous Pine-Sol® Pine/Scented Formula when used as directed
  • When diluted as directed vs previous Original Pine-Sol® Multi-Surface Cleaner.
  • § Non-living dust mite matter and pet dander