Cleaning Shower Doors

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How do I get soap scum off my shower doors?

Cleaning Shower Doors

Soap scum is made up of talc, body oils and minerals from hard water. If left to dry, soap scum removal can be one of the most difficult parts of cleaning a bathroom, but it doesn't have to be that way. To eliminate this problem, first try a little preventative maintenance. Keep a squeegee in your bathroom to wipe down shower doors and walls after every bath or shower. In addition, if you use a bar soap, you might want to consider switching to a liquid soap since it doesn't contain talc. Finally, here's a quick soap scum removal tip: use a dryer sheet! Just dampen and wipe along your shower door, soap scum will no longer be an issue. This also works for cleaning bathroom tiles of this unsightly film as well.

   

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8/5/2006 9:44:47 AM
Muffmater said:

Dryer sheet is an excellent tip!


10/24/2006 7:02:35 PM
Roz said:

This really does work. If you have really bad soap scum it may take 2 or 3 drier sheets.


11/4/2006 7:50:28 PM
rockford said:

Calgon Water Softener worked when nothing else helped. Mix in water and apply.


12/8/2006 9:17:05 AM
laneyrachel said:

I tried this. It works great and its very easy.I couldnt believe it. works GREAT.


2/13/2007 5:15:46 PM
Boop said:

I tried it as a last resort, and now keep dryer sheets in the bathroom linen closet for quick cleaning, and the towels smell great too :)


3/5/2007 6:50:49 AM
edna said:

WINDEX WIPES works great on cleaning glass shower doors...they also work great for the glass shelves in the refrigerator...just clean and throw away, so easy!


5/3/2007 8:01:05 PM
hotwheel said:

I tried it but I was not impressed with outcome.


8/28/2007 10:03:54 AM
shaygood said:

wow, im going to try that with the dryer sheets just to see if it works. and i did not know that about bar soap, thanks. also, i have a glass and tile shower and have tried it all, i found that the mr. clean miricle erase pads are the way to go.


8/17/2009 12:14:59 AM
gzuckier said:

Those Mr. Clean sponges work incredibly well on shower doors and enclosures and bathtub grime. (This is an unsolicited testimonial, I have no connection with the company, and in fact mostly I use generic version of them I get in the dollar stores)


8/17/2009 10:34:32 AM
Helpfulhints said:

Rain-X also will keep the soap scum from sticking to the doors once you get them clean.


9/3/2009 5:14:57 PM
BL said:

Wow i have to try this




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