Kaboom: With the power of Oxi Clean, Kaboom breaks down soap scum making it wipe away. This cleaner had done what so many other bathroom products had failed to do – it had managed to penetrate that stubborn, grimy, super-scum layer to reveal the clean, shiny surface underneath. After a while, I was starting to suspect that our hard water was combining with the soap scum to form an impenetrable layer of super-scum that simply couldn’t be cleaned. You’ve seen that cloudy layer that covers the surface of different parts of your shower, tub, and faucets. Once it’s ready, use a soft sponge to rub the paste onto the tub surface and let it sit for 30 minutes. Like the name says, the Magic Eraser by Mr. Clean is quite literally ‘magic.’ You can use these wonderful sponges (and their generic brands, well) on just about anything. A pumice stone is said to work well for removing soap scum. If your shower walls have accumulated very heavy soap scum, it may be in your interest to use a wet pumice stone to carefully remove the buildup.
Some squeegees have suction cups for attaching to walls for easy access and storage, while some come in colors or stainless steel for the style-conscious. While working in a small area at a time may feel overly cautious, it is important to making sure that you do not damage your wall. Also, keep a small squeegee in the shower and squeegee it off after every use. 11. Use a glass squeegee after the last person showers it keeps the shower SO much cleaner for longer. In all honesty, cleaning soap scum isn’t much fun. And with that, Rachel proceeded to tell us about a magical vinegar-based Pinterest potion she uses to rid her bathtub of soap scum. While acrylic bathtubs and showers are durable and cost-effective, they can quickly grow dull with soap scum. There are a few household ingredients you can use to clean all the surfaces in your home that shows signs of soap scum and water marks present. This tea tree essential oil is an antibacterial for use around the home, on the skin and more. To nip that problem in the bud, spray the entire shower two to three times a week with a well-diluted shower cleaner or full-strength distilled white vinegar with a few drops of tea tree oil.
Once it’s all warmed up, pour it into a clean spray bottle and click your heels together three times. If it’s just a small section, make a little. X Research source – If you want to make enough of the cleaner to use repeatedly, it’s best to measure between 1 and 2 cups (237 to 473 ml) of both the vinegar and dish detergent. Use it direct from the bottle, then immediately forcefully applied a scrub brush. Pour the Dawn soap into the bottle as well, then put the lid on and gently shake to mix. Keep white vinegar in a spray bottle and wipe with a damp sponge or sprinkle baking soda, borax, or powder laundry detergent onto a damp sponge to scrub away soap scum. Keep reading to learn how to clean and maintain it. With a little research on the subject of how to clean soap scum off of showers, tubs, and shower doors, I ran into numerous suggestions that came highly recommended.
Simply pour a little onto a rag, wipe it onto the soap scum, let it work its magic for about twenty minutes, wipe it and the soap scum away, and rinse. If there’s anything that will get grubby places or appliances sparkling with little to no effort — or on the cheap — I’ll give it a go. Although you might not love cleaning the shower after learning these tips, it will at least make the chore a bit less daunting for you. Whichever product you decide to choose, make sure that you read the directions on the label carefully. While a product like Rain-X works well for this, I strongly recommend using G-Glass Rain Repellent from Green Earth Technologies. The canned, powdered cleaning product was originally introduced in 1882 and has been a hit ever since. Removing crayon stains from a wall, cleaning stains from countertops, and – removing soap scum. I was all ears, mostly because the shower in my master bathroom has one glass wall, one glass panel and one glass door. Make it a habit to dry glass shower doors after every use. Both the vinegar and detergent mixture and the vinegar and baking soda mixture are safe to use on soap scum on glass shower doors.