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Cleaning Textured Bathtub Floor

I have a textured bathtub floor that I can not get clean. My mom has the same type of bathtub, and between the two of us, we can't find anything that will clean deep down in the grooves of the textured surface.

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My mom's tub isn't used that much, but mine is in our master bath. It looks absolutely grungy down in the grooves and nice and clean on the sides that I can clean easily. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

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September 10, 20070 found this helpful

have you tried baking soda?

mr. clean magic eraser?

the magic eraser works great on semi rough surfaces, it works great on the fridge and stove

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September 10, 20070 found this helpful

i used to work for an apartment complex, and the maintenance workers would use boric acid to clean the tubs. If you decide to use this product make sure you rince the tub before use. this product can be found at The Home Depot.

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September 10, 20070 found this helpful

I have had this problem at several of my jobs (I clean private residences) the only thing I found that actually works is kaboom

(The purple container) win the tub is dry spray, let it sit for 2 or 3 minutes, don't let it dry and then take a plastic bristle broom and scrub, you will be amazed how clean that will get the tub.

Babs Ca.

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September 11, 20070 found this helpful

Have you tried baking soda and vinegar? First apply one, vinegar probably best, since you want to thoroughly cover the tub flooring. Sprinkle baking soda and let bubble. Put in a little more if you like. Pour in very hot water, boiling even. Wait a minute or two. Drain tub, scrub, and rinse. You could just scrub with a baking soda and water paste.

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September 11, 20070 found this helpful

The Works is great for bathrooms. Pour on or spray on, wait a few seconds and it wipes clean instantly with no elbow grease!

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September 11, 20070 found this helpful

Use Mr. Clean erasers, I ahve the same type of tub, and that's all I use. I don't even have to use a cleaning solution!

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September 17, 20070 found this helpful

We had the tub that was originally put into the house 50 years ago and I could NOT get it clean no matter what I tried. Finally I resorted to pouring a jug of bleach in and filling it with hot water and letting it soak for awhile. That helped but what finally did the most good was oven cleaner. I sprayed it on, let it sit and then washed it down. About a month ago, I called someone to remove the tub as we were getting new floor covering and a handicapped toilet. He came in with a sledge hammer and within an hour, it was in his pickup and gone!! A new tub cost $97 at Lowe's. And wow! Does it sparkle! PS - I tried baking soda, magic eraser, Awesome, The Works - nothing helped!

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July 24, 20080 found this helpful

I have a textured floor in my tub also, and the first thing I thought of, is an eraser pad! The textured tub floors, tear these to shreds. It does NOT work. Sure it works great on any smooth surface that has grime, but not on a textured tub floor!

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September 11, 20080 found this helpful

Thank you everyone! We are going try some of your methods.

Judy in Florida

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November 29, 20150 found this helpful

Try easy off oven cleaner in the blue can. Seems to work best for me!

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Anonymous
April 17, 20161 found this helpful

I tried this tonight and boom, beautiful white tub! First spray oven cleaner, let set 15 minutes then wet tub. I used the shower head for just a minute to moisten. Then use Mr Clean sponge to scrub and, boom, it's clean! I'm so excited, I used everything under the sun and it finally worked. I thought I would have to replace my tub to sell my house. Looks brand new.

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June 21, 20160 found this helpful

I have a cleaning business and I have fits with this so this morning I used comet and a wire brush very lightly it works great!

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October 4, 20160 found this helpful

what.is,comet

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October 4, 20160 found this helpful

Comet is what I have used for many years. Great for cleaning the tub and sink. It's made in the USA and distributed by The Spic and Span company. Website: www.cometcleanser.com

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December 4, 20160 found this helpful

doesn't work

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October 1, 20160 found this helpful

Best way to clean a non skid shower stall floor?

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October 27, 20160 found this helpful

The quickest way to clean a complete tub/shower complete with textured bottom is Easy Off Blue Fume Free Max! It contains no lye, so it won't harm the acrylic finish. For best results apply in evening and rise away come morning. If your tub/shower is grimy you May have to invest in up to 3-5 cans but it's well worth it. if the textured floor is extra grimy you may have to scour lightly with a bit of elbow grease and a small portion of gritty cleanser such as Comet or Ajax or just apply a second helping of Easy Off!

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April 11, 20170 found this helpful

Is the Easy Off oven cleaner in the blue can not harmful to the tub/shower's hardware, such as the faucets, shower head, or chrome ring around the drain? The reason that I'm asking this is because I discolored my kitchen faucets while I was cleaning my oven racks in my sink. I also have stains on the floor of my tub/shower that are very stubborn to remove, and I just wanted to make sure not to use the wrong product.

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