Posts Tagged ‘shower’

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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How to Clean a Grimy Bathtub and Surround

Dear Home-Ec 101, I have a 25 year white tub surround that has accumulated a darkened tint due to left over scum even after cleaning it often enough for this very busy mom and full time art teacher.  What is fast and quick and odorless, green, effective, etc. Seems that I am also very good…

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Hard Water Spots

Dear Home Ec 101, No matter what I do, the hardwater spots on my shower and tub keep coming back?  What am I doing wrong? Signed, Speckled in Spencerton Heather says: Well there are a couple of options.  You could invest in a water softener or be super diligent and use a squeegee after every…

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Moldy Shower Tile, Cha-cha-cha

Dear Home Ec 101, What is the best way to clean that black yuk that tends to grow in the corners of the shower? I have a ceramic tile shower and I have used every mixture I can think of to rid the shower of the black stuff from straight Clorox to the gimmicks from…

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I can see clearly now the spots are gone

Another good comment: I’ve always hated cleaning shower walls – they just seem so impossible to clean. And now we have a shower stall with clear doors that shows spots from our hard water in DAYS (even with squeegee-ing after every shower). And if I really want to get them off, I have to scrub…

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Funky shower smells and other fun stuff

Dear Home-Ec 101, I have this nasty smell in my bathroom. It is very hard for me to describe, but I’m OCD and it is driving me nuts. I think I have it pinpointed to the shower stall. I have totally scrubbed it however, I’m very anal about cleaning so it was already clean. I…

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Cultured Marble: What To Clean It With?

Ladies, Two questions for you. First, we have a relatively new shower whose walls are cultured marble. What is the best way to give them the occasional clean to remove soap scum, etc? Second, in the same shower, we have sliding glass doors. While doing a deep clean yesterday, I discovered that there is a…

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How to Clean Stained Bathroom Tile

Dear Home-Ec101, Hi Home-Eccers! Love the site – thanks so much for a return to the basics (that I should have learned LONG ago). My husband and I have been in our new home for about a year and a half, and we’ve never been happy with the cleanliness of the tiles in our shower.…

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