Bathroom, Green Cleaning

Cleaning the Shower Curtain

I consider myself to be good at cleaning, however, sometimes it takes me a while to get around to cleaning specific things. For example, the bottom half of my shower curtain has pink polka dots and not the fun kind. Does this really bother me? Nope. There are worse things in life than having a little bit of pink on the shower curtain (like cockroaches in the kitchen, blech). Therefore, I only do this task every month or so. Here is the no longer current state of my shower curtain and

Removing Mildew from the Shower Curtain

Removing Mildew from the Bathroom
Okay so maybe, just maybe a lot of pink.

Step One: Get your favorite homemade cleaner. I used a mixture of vinegar, warm water and a squirt of dishsoap.
The vinegar kills the mold and removes hard water stains and the soap helps get the soap scum.

How to clean mildew
It’s true, that’s what I say when combating cleaning bathroom buildup.

Step Two: Spray and let the cleaner work some magic.
I work my way from the top down so the solution will dribble down pre-soaking the next section.

Removing bathroom mildew
Sorry about the weird lighting but it really shows how much build up there was.

Step Three: Wipe. I held the shower curtain against the tub then between my hands to get the bottom seam.

Cleaning the shower curtain
Much, much better.

Step Four: Admire clean shower curtain.

Goodbye pink moldy spots, I won’t miss you.

What are your tips for getting rid of and keeping mildew away?


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