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A Sparkling Guide to Cleaning Your Shower Glass Doors

December 2, 2021
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Did you know that your shower is one of the dirtiest parts of your residential bathroom? Because of their high moisture levels, shower enclosures and floors are sixty times dirtier than your toilet seat!

It’s important that you keep the entire area surrounding your shower clean and sanitary. However, cleaning shower glass doors the right way is a challenge for those who don’t know how. Read on for some tips on keeping these doors tidy.

What Tools Do You Need?

So, what cleans glass shower doors?

You can use a DIY shower glass door cleaner to keep your shower enclosure neat. Grab some distilled white vinegar and heat it up. You then can mix it with an equal amount of dish detergent and let it sit there for 10 minutes.

In addition to this homemade cleaner, you’ll need some water, a spray bottle, a sponge, and a soft microfiber cloth. Since all of these items can be bought at just about any local store, it’s extremely to access cleaning materials.

Cleaning Shower Glass Doors: A Step-By-Step Guide

Grab your homemade cleaner and pour it into the spray bottle. Spray it all over both the front and back of your shower doors. For added cleanliness, use the mixture on other areas of the enclosure as well as the shower floor.

Let the spray sit on the glass for around half an hour. This should be enough time for it to cut through the dirt and grime on your shower door.

Even if it doesn’t look much different, you’ll have eliminated a ton of mold spores and bacteria. Cleaning mineral deposits from glass shower doors is important regardless of their visibility.

You can then rinse off the solution with some water. Spread the water across the surface with a sponge. Once you’ve thoroughly rubbed it down, you can then use your soft cloth to dry the glass.

How Often to Clean Shower Glass Doors

Shower doors are easy to clean, but how often do you need to do so?

At the most, your shower needs to be cleaned once a week. This will prevent mold from growing and bacteria from becoming a health risk.

However, you can also perform smaller cleanings on a more frequent basis. Simply wiping it daily with a microfiber cloth can stop it from getting dirty and grimy. You can add warm water to this cloth every two days for a small surface-level cleaning.

Taking these steps will make your job easier at the time of your weekly cleaning. There won’t be too much to wipe away if you wipe things down more frequently.

More on Shower Maintenance and Repair

Now that you know the basics of cleaning shower glass doors, it’s time to learn more about maintaining them.

We’re committed to helping you repair and replace broken glass doors in your bathroom and throughout your home. Contact us with any inquiries that you have about getting the best shower doors for your space ASAP.

1 Comment
  1. Mats Wolff

    Its helpful when you said that shower should be cleaned once a week to prevent mold and bacteria growing. I want to fix a new shower door on my son’s bathroom this week. I would need to speak to a professional who can help me to do so. Thanks for the article on cleaning showers and I hope that I can find a good service for my house.

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