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Use Furniture Spray To Keep Shower Clean

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After years of trying every product advertised, buying from those companies who make big promises and cost 3x as much money, even asking a building janitorial company, I still couldn't find a way to keep the shower clean and mildew free without scrubbing doors, walls, even liners (for the times I didn't have glass doors). Nothing worked well except for me scrubbing every week to get rid of build up, water spots, soap build up, or just scum

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Having lived from midwest, the south and all over CA, it's a different problem depending on where you live. A problem, no doubt, and a never ending job. Going through a car wash on the way home, I came up with the most time saving solution. It started raining and I watched as the rain beaded on the car. The car was cleaned and sprayed with a wax. Which is exactly what I did with my bathroom problem. It's that easy, too.

Starting with a clean area, whether it be the doors, walls or even the shower liner, always start with a clean surface. Then go over it with furniture spray, even kitchen oil works. You can use car wax, but I have found it's too much energy when the regular citrus furniture spray I use elsewhere is so easy to apply. I found myself out once and that is when I discovered that cooking oil worked fine too.

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I spray and wipe. It dries clear and nothing sticks to it or builds up. I never have had to scrub mildew or soap scum since I have used this. Reapply whenever you deep clean. If you do a regular once a week cleaning, you finish with the oil/wax. EASY! Take the extra time you used to use scrubbing and enjoy something you would rather be doing.

By Luana M. from San Diego, CA

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August 6, 20110 found this helpful

Ok, Luana, I've tried every other suggestion on this site - now I have to try this one! Wish me luck!

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August 9, 20110 found this helpful

@mom of towers. It really works! And good luck!

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August 11, 20110 found this helpful

I definitely am going to try this. Thanks for the tip.

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August 16, 20110 found this helpful

That is one of the best solutions I've heard in a long, long, time. Mildew and hard water are two of the reasons I took my shower doors off and put up a shower curtain. It was just easier to take the curtain down and throw it in the washer with the towels. I'll be using this tip ASAP. I have to share it with my mother-in-law too. We have had many discussions about that very subject. I've gotten to where I keep a pot scrubber in my shower. When I get done with my shower I use my foot to move the scrubber around to get rid of soap residue. With this wax tip, I'll never have that mess again. Thanks!

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September 30, 20140 found this helpful

Just be careful not to get it on th floor of the tub! It could make it slick.

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