5 Shower Cleaning Hacks You Need to See Before You Tackle the Bathroom

Keep your bathroom squeaky clean and sparkling with shower cleaning hacks from TikTok and Instagram.

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How often do you wash the appliances in your home that are supposed to keep you clean? After taking a good look at the hard water deposits and mildew stains in and around the shower, this is a question we prefer not to linger on for too long.

Yes, cleaning the bathroom can seem intimidating, but this list of genius shower cleaning hacks keeps things easy. It should be especially helpful if you’re short on time.

1. Clean the Shower While You Shower

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It’s hard to top the efficiency of this shower cleaning hack. TikTok user @vanesamaro91 shows just how easy it really is to clean the surfaces in any shower by filling a reusable dishwashing brush with cleaning solution and scrubbing away while your weekly hair treatment sits.

2. Make a Two-Ingredient Cleaning Solution

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Sparkling glass shower doors are just a few sprays away with this cleaning solution from @gocleanco. Grab a spray bottle, fill it with vinegar and one tablespoon of Dawn dish soap and spritz it all over the glass doors in your shower. The vinegar and dish soap combo will eat away at any hard water or soap stain residue, but if the buildup is on the heavier side, let the solution soak away overnight before wiping it clean. Here is a list of other cleaning products to have in your home.

3. Get Rid of Mold and Mildew

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Mold and fungus commonly show up in humid shower spaces. Though unwelcome, there’s no need to worry since you can clean your grout with Clorox Tilex Mold and Mildew Remover and cotton balls. After putting on protective cleaning gloves, pull the cotton balls apart and set them over moldy areas. Spray with Tilex, let sit for 30 minutes, remove and rinse. It should look as good as new.

4. Do a Plastic Bag Soak

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You can clean a shower head with a plastic bag! A shower head’s hard water stains are no match for this tip. All you need is a zip-close bag, about a cup of vinegar and some elastic bands. Once the vinegar is inside the plastic bag, gently shape it around your shower head, making sure that all of the spout holes are submerged. Secure it with elastics, and you’re good to go.

Next: Learn how to wash your shower curtain.

5. Get Rid of Hard Water Stains

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If your beautiful glass shower doors are stained because of hard water, TikTok user @vanesamaro91 has the solution. All you have to get is a tub of Scrub Daddy’s Power Paste and a sponge. Get the sponge wet, apply the paste and scrub, scrub, scrub! Then rinse, dry and polish with some glass cleaner, and voila! Your glass shower door will be sparkling again.

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Hannah Twietmeyer
Hannah is a writer and content creator based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a passion for all things food, health, community and lifestyle. She is a journalism graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a previous dining and drink contributor for Madison Magazine.