How To Clean a Shower

Your shower is a good place to get clean, but it can also be a breeding ground for diseases.It can be difficult to clean a shower, but it is worth it.There is a strategy to clean each part of the shower.

Step 1: Hair can be removed from the drain.

Use a long, thin item such as a knitting hook to take apart a wire hanger.You can put the hair in a garbage can or bag.You can either reach in or remove the cap on your drain.Remove the hair and throw it away.Pull the hair out until the drain is clear.It’s a good idea to remove hair from your drain on a weekly basis.

Step 2: You should apply a drain cleaner.

Adding 14 cup of ammonia to a quart of boiling water can be used to make your own brand.The cleaner should be poured in to get rid of any remaining clogs.It’s a good idea to use a drain cleaner once a month.The drains should work well with proper cleaning.If a drain becomes blocked, you may need to call a plumbing professional.

Step 3: It is a good idea to rinse with hot water.

Clear the drain with clean water by turning on the faucet.If the drain backs up again, repeat the steps to remove it.

Step 4: It’s time to empty your shower.

Remove bottles, loofahs, razors and other items.Remove excess water by wiping down plastic items.Get rid of empty bottles and items that aren’t being used.It’s hard to keep your shower clean if you have too many items in it.

Step 5: You should wash the shower walls and tub.

Use a bucket or cup to splash the shower walls and tub.They work well if you have a handheld shower head.You don’t need to be perfect with this step, you just want to get all the hair, dirt, and other particles out of your way.Between deep cleanings, you should rinse your walls and tub once a week.Mildew and soap scum can be prevented with a cleaner.It’s a good idea to deep clean your shower and tub every month.

Step 6: You should open the bathroom door.

If you have a window, open it.If you start to feel unwell, you should leave the room.If your bathroom has a fan, turn it on.

Step 7: The shower wall should be divided into three to four sections.

Make your cleaning task more manageable by dividing your shower.Cleaning sections will prevent the product from drying out.You should include the bathtub in your sections.

Step 8: The first section should be cleaned with a cleaning agent.

If the package recommends a different amount of soak time, let it soak for 5 minutes.Make sure that the cleaning agent you use is appropriate for the type of shower you have.Do not use acids on marble.Only products labeled for use on marble can be used.To make your own cleaning agent, mix 1/2 cup of baking soda, 1 cup ammonia, and 1 gallon of hot water.

Step 9: Rub with the cleaning agent.

Make tight, circular strokes with a sponge, cloth, or soft bristle brush.If your shower is dirty, you may need to wash your sponge, cloth, or bristle brush.Never use hard bristle brushes and never use metal scrubbers.They can scratch your tub and walls.

Step 10: Clean the shower wall.

The water from your cup or bucket can be used to clean the wall.If you don’t have a shower head, use it to wash the shower wall.Re-apply the cleaning agent if the shower wall still looks dirty.

Step 11: The shower wall sections and tub should be repeated.

The next section should be sprayed, let it soak, rub in the cleaner, and rinse.

Step 12: There is a bleach-water mixture.

You can clean it with bleach and a scrub brush.Two parts water and one part bleach.You can use a scrubber to clean the grout.An old toothbrush can be used as a scrubber.Don’t use bleach or water to clean your shower walls while you use the cleaning agent.It’s dangerous to mix chemicals.

Step 13: For a final rinse, turn on the shower.

Allow your shower to run for a short time so that the bleach and cleaning product can be washed away.

Step 14: You should rinse your faucet.

You can wash away debris by spraying water over your faucet.You should clean your faucet every week.It’s easy to remove toothpaste and soap from faucets when they’re recent.

Step 15: Put equal parts hot water and vinegar in a container.

To make a cleaning and polishing agent, use white vinegar and hot water.The water should be hot but not boiling.

Step 16: Wet the cloth.

You should dip your cloth in the mixture.Don’t use the hot water to burn yourself.

Step 17: To remove spots, wipe your faucet.

Hard water spots and splash marks can be removed with the help of a cloth.To dry the faucet, use a clean cloth.

Step 18: White vinegar can be put in a plastic storage bag.

How big your shower head is will affect the amount of vinegar you need.The end of the shower head is where the water sprays out.A storage bag is more likely to be leak-proof than a plastic bag.It’s a good idea to clean your shower head once a month.

Step 19: The bag has your shower head in it.

Make sure your shower head is clean.You can cover the spray area if you remove the bag.

Step 20: The bag has a rubber band around it.

If you place your rubber band above the shower head, the bag will stay in place and allow the head to fully soak in the vinegar.You can tie off your bag with anything that will hold it in place if you don’t have a rubber band.

Step 21: The bag needs to be removed in the morning.

Put your shower head in the water.Throw away or recycle the bag if you pour the vinegar down the drain in the morning.

Step 22: Run clean water through the shower.

Make sure the shower head is spraying at full capacity when you turn on your shower.Wait a minute before getting in the shower to make sure the vinegar is completely washed away.

Step 23: Get out of the shower door.

To wet the shower door, use a cup or bucket.The pre-rinse should remove any debris.Between deep cleanings, rinse the door weekly.The shower door needs to be cleaned once a month.

Step 24: Put a cleaner in.

If you want to use baking soda as a natural cleaning agent, you can mix a small amount of white vinegar into a cup.You should put the shower door in the cleaner.

Step 25: For an hour, set a timer.

Time is needed for your cleaner to set.If you want, you can clean another part of the shower while you wait.

Step 26: Use a soft cloth to wipe away the cleaning agent.

The shower door can easily be scratched with a brush or wire scrubber.Soft cloth, such as microfiber, can be used to remove the cleaner.

Step 27: The door should be washed with clean water.

The door needs to be cleaned before there is any more cleaning agents.

Step 28: The door should be dry with a soft cloth.

The excess water can be removed with a clean cloth.It will prevent streaking on your door.

Step 29: The shower curtain and liner need to be removed.

Don’t drag them on the floor.You don’t have to clean the shower curtain.The part that is likely to be dirty is easier to clean than the shower liner.If your shower liner is dirty, you may need to replace it.

Step 30: They should be put in the washing machine.

Spread the curtain and liner out.If you don’t have an agitator, place them in the tub if you have a washer.

Step 31: Two to three old towels should be added.

You can use bath towels to remove stains from your curtain and liner.

Step 32: You can add your regular detergent.

Unless the label says otherwise, you can wash your shower curtain and liner with laundry detergent.Don’t use fabric softener.

Step 33: The recommended wash setting is on the label.

If no one is recommended, wash on a normal setting.If you don’t have a shower curtain, wash your liner on hot with optional bleach.

Step 34: Hang dry or tumble dry.

Follow the care directions for shower curtains and liners.The liner and curtain will dry quickly if you tumble dry them in 15 minute intervals.