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19/08/2019

By Lachlan Smith -

Five Tips For Cleaning The Shower Screens In Your Melbourne Home

Five Tips For Cleaning The Shower Screens In Your Melbourne Home

It’s difficult to keep a clean home amid the hustle and bustle of daily life. Between work, school and socialising, may Aussies struggle to find easy ways to keep the rooms in their homes hygienic and tidy. The bathroom, in particular, experiences much activity daily, so it’s necessary to focus on its upkeep. Take the glass shower screens in your Melbourne bathroom, for example. They’re usually the most apparent indicators of neglect. In this blog, we share our favourite, simple pointers for cleaning and maintaining your shower screen.

Tip #1: As easy As Water, Dishwashing Liquid & Bleach

You don’t necessarily have to buy a fancy shower cleaning detergent. Create a mixture of dishwashing liquid, bleach, and water and keep it a spritz bottle to make cleaning easy. You can use as much as you need weekly and refill when it runs out. Alternatively, you could make the same mixture in a bucket every time you need to clean the area.

Tip #2: Soak Soap Scum In A Homemade Mixture Before Wiping It Off

If you prefer to clean with ingredients from your cooking cupboard, that’s also great. Baking soda, vinegar, and salt make a mean combo for getting rid of scum and grime. Coat the entire shower screen with a layer for about 15 minutes, then rinse it off with clean water and wipe down. It will be squeaky clean afterwards.

Tip #1: As easy As Water, Dishwashing Liquid & Bleach

You don’t necessarily have to buy a fancy shower cleaning detergent. Create a mixture of dishwashing liquid, bleach, and water and keep it a spritz bottle to make cleaning easy. You can use as much as you need weekly and refill when it runs out. Alternatively, you could make the same mixture in a bucket every time you need to clean the area.

Tip #3: Use An Old Toothbrush To Clean The Hard-To-Reach Corners

There’s nothing more annoying than that buildup of grime and dust in awkward corners. Sterilise an old toothbrush in boiled water and bleach, then repurpose it for cleaning out these areas. You’ll thank yourself later.

Tip #4: Only Use Soft Sponges & Cloths To Avoid Scratching The Surface

It may be tempting to use any old cloth to scrub your glass clean, but this may cause abrasions. Pop into the supermarket and buy yourself a fresh set of soft fibre cloths and replace them when they start to wear out. This will protect your shower screens from unsightly scratches while keeping them clean.

Tip #5: Coat The Shower Screen With A Thin Layer Of Furniture Oil

Once you’ve washed and wiped down your shower screens, you’ll need to use this method to prevent scum from forming. Oil has properties that avert this from happening, so use a glass-friendly furniture oil as an outside coat. It will keep the glass looking spick and span for longer.

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