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Old 05-30-2016, 07:34 PM
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What's the best way/product to get rid of moderate soap scum/stains? After I get it good and clean should I wax the sides? The bottom is textured but wax would probably still be slick as owl shit. Thoughts?
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I found the liquid Barkeepers friend works great on removing soap scum and hard water stains from the fg shower and the glass. If soap scum is heavy, may need two applications to get it fully gone. Go gently on the glass as I think Barkeepers could scratch it. Soap scum literally slides right off.
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Awesome thanks. Will give it a go. Anyone have an opinion on wax to keep clean-up easy?
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Awesome thanks. Will give it a go. Anyone have an opinion on wax to keep clean-up easy?
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Awesome thanks. Will give it a go. Anyone have an opinion on wax to keep clean-up easy?
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Barkeepers will not scratch fiberglass.
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i use a product called Ka-Boom. works on the scum stain on the boat also.
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Default Fiberglass shower cleaner?

1). Soft scrub (with bleach);

2) Barkeepers Friend.

Both available at Wally World.
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Do not wax your tub that's an accident waiting to happen if doing just the sides.
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I used MaryKate On & Off.

Noxious as hell, but worked awesome.
Figured, what the hell, it cleans water stains off of boats...
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Originally Posted by buckshotgumbo View Post
I used MaryKate On & Off.

Noxious as hell, but worked awesome.
Figured, what the hell, it cleans water stains off of boats...


That will clean anything off fiberglass.
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While I haven't tried it on the shower, I would think starbrite nonskid cleaner with Teflon would be a good option.
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Best thing I have used so far is Comet Bathroom cleaner. Spray it on and let it soak in for a minute, then scrub it off with a wet sponge-you may have to use a little elbow grease but it doesn't take a huge effort.
No scratches and it takes soap scum right off.
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Scrubbing Bubbles Mega Shower Foamer.
Spray on wipe off with a sponge. No need for all of the strong chemicals for soap scum
Waxing the area will just attract the soap and scum.
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I have found nothing over the counter that works as well as liquid barkeepers friend. I use a microfiber cloth and gently apply to the area and let it sit. You can use a spray water bottle to keep it from drying out. I follow up with a good rinse and wipe with a water soaked rag. My glass shower doors came out crystal clear.

Other stronger acids would also work but are pretty noxious.

Online I read that dawn dishwashing detergent and vinegar works well especially for maintenance a couple times a week after a shower. Spray on, wait a few minutes and rinse. For heavy areas they recmend letting it sit for hours to overnight.
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Greased lightning works too. Vinegar for hard water deposits.
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Originally Posted by jkmjr View Post
What's the best way/product to get rid of moderate soap scum/stains? After I get it good and clean should I wax the sides? The bottom is textured but wax would probably still be slick as owl shit. Thoughts?
a wife and elbow grease....works for my jacuzzi tub
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Once you get it clean use something like Clean Shower or Tilex Daily Shower. A few sprays after a shower and you won't get the build up.
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Once you get it clean use something like Clean Shower or Tilex Daily Shower. A few sprays after a shower and you won't get the build up.
yup, surprised no one mentioned until you did. You can get Clean Shower at dollar general pretty cheap. Saves a lot of elbow grease. I use it so my cleaning lady doesn't have to work so hard
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My wife doesn't buy any cleaners any more, she mixes vinegar and Dawn dishwashing liquid and uses it for everything. We have a glass stove top and we tried everything to clean it but everything showed streaks when it dried. The vinegar/Dawn combination does a great job.

I seen this stuff online that is supposed to avoid having to clean your shower all the time. No idea how well it works but I may buy some to just try it.

http://www.annsentitledlife.com/libr...-shower-doors/
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