When I enter a bathroom, I can not ignore seeing the shower door. Do you ever stare at your shower door like me and wish it looked like the way it used to when you first put it there?
A shiny shower door makes the bathroom look clean. On the other hand, shower door with water stains, soap scum, and grime can destroy the beautiful look of a bathroom.
Want to make your shower door look as if it’s from a magazine? You need to take care of it for that. Sharing with you 18 hacks to make your shower door shine.
18 Glass Shower Door Cleaning Hacks
1. Use a very vinegary solution
Vinegar is the boss when it comes to cleaning. There is no alternative to such an easy solution as vinegar. It can make the hardest of the stains or soap scums dissolve.
2. Use a clean cloth to rub the vinegar on your shower door
Try baking soda and vinegar as a homemade solution
If your shower door hasn’t been cleaned for an amount of time, Use this homemade solution. Put two tablespoons of baking soda and a half cup of vinegar in a bowl and use it with a clean fabric on the door.
3. Use the magic of WD-40
WD-40 has many uses for cleaning around the house. But t works like magic on the shower door. And using it is also very simple. Just spray the WD-40 on the shower door and wipe it down using a clean cloth.
4. Use essential oils as an essential
Essential oils like Lemon and Thieves work significantly in cleaning the shower door. Mix them with hot water and use the mixture with a washcloth. It will give your bathroom a great smell as well.
5. Use lemon pledge for a long-lasting effect
For keeping your doors clean for months, you can use lemon pledge. It helps you to give your glass a natural shine. Put it in a spray bottle and spray it onto your glass. Let it rest for 20 minutes then rinse it thoroughly.
6. Use an ammonia mixture
Take a spray bottle and put 2 cups of ammonia with 1 cup of water in it. Spray the mixture on your door and wait for few minutes. Get a glowing glass door after scrubbing the mixture off.
7. Use corn starch as a cleaning agent
Mix corn starch with dishwashing liquid and carefully clean the door with it. Leave no place, untouched. You can use a sponge to do it to get a good result.
8. A citrus solution as your cheapest way out
The citric acid works well on the shower door having strong watermarks. You can use lemon juice or grapefruit with a pinch of salt to clean your stained doors thoroughly.
9. Use table salt as the simplest of ingredients
Put three tablespoons of salt in hot water to make the solution. Apply the solution on your glass door to clean it and find out the result yourself.
10. Epson salt as an alternative
To avoid using harsh chemicals and to save your skin from it, Epson salt is the most fabulous alternative that you can have. The effectiveness of the salt is like no other natural ingredients.
11. Three ingredients- 1 solution
Combine the three ingredients – dawn, vinegar, and essential oil to make the solution for the watermarked glass door. Pour it in a spray bottle. After spraying, let it dry for 30 minutes. Then wipe off with a clean fabric.
12. Try using dryer sheets
Are your water stains being too stubborn to come off? Don’t lose hope, not just yet. Dampen your dryer sheet first and rub your door with it. With this trick, your stains will be gone for good.
13. Use a squeegee daily
It’s okay if you worked hard to clean your glass door after a while. But if you take care of it after every shower, then you won’t have to work that much hard anymore.
Use a squeegee regularly to wipe off extra water droplets from your glass door.
14. Try using pam cooking spray
To get freed of the soap scum, try using pam cooking spray. Spray on your door then wipe it clean with water. Very simple. Isn’t it?
15. Make your door shine with a glass cleaner
You may have invested a lot of time freeing your glass door from water stains and soap scum but still see your glass door not shining. Then use some glass cleaner to bring back that old shine.
16. Take help of daily shower cleaners
Daily shower cleaners are designed in such a way that they can vanish your soap scums most swiftly.
But make sure to use it with a soft microfiber cloth and not a rough scrubber as it might leave scratches behind.
17. Do you know that shampoo works as a double agent
It doesn’t matter what shampoo you use, but make sure that it does not contain any conditioner in it. Get rid of grime easily that has been sticking to your glass doors for months with just a little touch of shampoo.
Since shampoo is intended to remove grease and dirt, it works very well on glass too. Use the same technique that you follow to wash your hair.
18. Use rain repellant as a saver
Too lazy to squeegee your glass door daily? Or too lazy to follow any home remedies mentioned above? Then this is the perfect hack for you.
Buy a rain repellent to prevent water from sticking on your door and building up dirt.
Making anything pretty makes you work hard and take up some time. The bathroom is the place where I personally want to feel very relaxed. But a shower with a dirty glass door won’t let me feel comfortable.
So I made up my mind to clear away all the dirt and make my glass door shiny again. If you feel the same way, then you can follow these easy hacks too.