Posts Tagged ‘Bathtub’

Cleaning The Bathroom: A Home-Ec 101 Guide

If guests are coming over the bathroom is the first room I head to with cleaning supplies. It definitely helps to give it some attention weekly, and once I met a woman that wiped hers down daily so she never had heavy cleaning in the bathroom. Whatever your choice is – or if it’s a…

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Soap Scum and Acrylic Bathtubs

Dear Home-Ec 101, How do I remove built up soap scum from my acrylic tub? Signed, Scummed in Scuddy Heather says: Soap scum is a generic term for that funky film that is created by soap and hard water creating a loving bond with your tub or shower. It’s ugly and a pain in the…

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Bar Keepers Friend, Acrylic, and a Clarification

Heather says: So I’ve been caught. I gave conflicting advice. I’m sorry. *gasp* goes the readership In one post I suggest using Bar Keepers Friend on acrylic surfaces and in a more recent post I suggest only following your manufacturer’s advice at the risk of etching / scratching an acrylic surface. So which is it,…

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Cleaning The Bathtub

Dear Home-Ec 101, I’m hoping you or your readers can help me with this household problem.  Our bathroom has a plastic-inserted bathtub, and it seems as if no matter how much I clean and scrub away at it, the tub still has this scummy ring around it that won’t go away.  I’ve tried several commercial…

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Black Goo in Jetted Tub

Dear Home Ec 101: Help! I’ve got funky stuff coming out of my jetted tub. I turned it on the other night and bits of black sludge ruined my bath. How do I clean out the jets? What is it, anyway? ~ Jetty Betty Heather says: Do you really want to know what that sludge…

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How to Clean a Dirty Bathtub

Dear Home- Ec 101, My bathtub is so funky, it makes James Brown look stodgy. Especially since he’s dead. But I digress. The yuck in my tub is so nasty, I’m afraid to take a shower, and my co-workers are starting to complain. Help me, Luke Skywalker Home-Ec 101, you’re my only hope! Signed, Princess…

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