5 Steps for Cleaning Tile Showers

By: The Maids Team | October 24, 2012 5:46 pm
Category: Cleaning Tips, Tricks, and Tools

As always, The Maids loves getting feedback from our fans and followers. Recently we got the question, “What’s the best way to scrub a tile shower?” What an excellent question! There are all sorts of different cleaning products out there, but they don’t always get the job done how we would like. Here is an inside look at how The Maids gets the job done.

Step 1: Pre-Scrub
Dobies are great for removing soap scum from shower doors and tile in the bathroom. Use a dry dobie to loosen soap scum build-up before you use your cleaning product.

Step 2: Spray & Soak
Pre-treat the entire shower surface with your favorite tub and tile cleaner, especially on areas of heavy buildup. Let it soak for five minutes to penetrate the soap scum, mold and mildew lurking in the grout and on the shower tiles.

Step 3: Scrub
Now that gunk on your shower walls is nice and loose, use the dobie to scrub the shower until the surface is clean. Reapply more tile cleaner as needed for areas with stubborn mold and mildew.

Step 4: Rinse
Use hot, clean water to wash off the excess soap from your shower doors and tiles. Letting the water run to a hotter temperature helps loosen leftover buildup.

Step 5: Dry
You just cleaned off the water spots, so why would you allow more water spots to form? Drying off the door and tiles is an essential step in cleaning your shower and should be something you do regularly to slow down the growth of mold, mildew and soap scum.

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4 Comments

  1. Maid service dallas :

    Oct 26, 2012 9:36 am | Reply

    These are really the nice tips for cleaning the tile showers and prove useful for the seekers to maintain cleanliness.

  2. Tile Cleaning Plano :

    Feb 22, 2013 11:12 am | Reply

    Thanks to share valuable information. It is very useful for the customers to how to maintain shine and cleaning for their tiles.

  3. Charlotte Maid Service :

    Oct 29, 2014 4:04 am | Reply

    The presoak is the best way to make sure the tile gets cleaned. I always make sure to soak for at least 10 minutes before trying to get everything off. Thanks!

    • The Maids Team( author ) :

      Oct 29, 2014 3:31 pm | Reply

      Great tip! Thanks for sharing with us. :)

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