Easy Ways To Get That Soap Scum Off Your Glass Shower Door

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Although glass shower doors can make your bathroom look elegant and large, they also require a lot of upkeep. If you don't wipe down and clean your glass shower doors on a regular basis, soap scum can easily build up and leave your glass shower doors looking frosty instead of clear. Here are a few different easy ways to get that soap scum off your glass shower doors.

Corn Starch Mixture

One easy way to clean your glass shower doors is by making a cornstarch mixture. You'll want to mix some cornstarch with a little water. You'll want to add enough water to turn the cornstarch into a thick paste. If it is runny or drippy, you've added too much water and you'll need to add a little more cornstarch to get the right consistency.

Once you have created the mixture, you'll want to rub the paste that you created onto the door, and use a scrub brush or sponge to gently scrub the soap scum off your shower door. Then you'll want to use a damp rag to wipe away the paste after you have scrubbed it into your door for a couple of minutes. Finally, you'll want to use another clean rag to polish the door and remove any remaining residue.

Fabric Softener Method

Another way to remove the soap scum from your doors involves using fabric softener sheets. All you need to do is get out a few clean fabric softener sheets, get them a little damp, and then use them to wipe down your shower doors. Moving them in a circular motion is the best way to use them.

The soap scum on your doors should transfer to the fabric softener sheets; once the sheets stop removing soap scum and start to look dirty, throw them away and use another fabric sheet to finish cleaning with. Once you are done, use a damp cloth to wipe away any remaining residue on your shower doors.


Finally, you can use vinegar to clean away the soap scum from your glass doors. Since vinegar has such a strong odor, you may want to wear a mask while cleaning with it or open up the windows in your bathroom.

All you need to do to clean with vinegar is pour a little bit of it onto a scrub brush or sponge, then start scrubbing your door in a circular motion. This should easily remove the scum from your glass shower door.

If you aren't sure which of these methods works best for your door installation, talk with a professional like Welty Custom Exteriors, Inc for more information. Now you don't need to stress out if you have soap scum on your doors. You can make your shower doors look as shiny and as clear as the day they were installed by using one of the three methods every time you clean your bathroom.