Our Tips & Tricks

Remove Soap Scum Fast

May 25, 2024

Remove Soap Scum Fast

The Dreaded Soap Scum Battle

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably had your fair share of battles with that pesky soap scum that likes to take over your shower and tub. It’s one of those cleaning tasks that can feel never-ending, no matter how much elbow grease you put into it. But fear not, my friends, I’m here to share a secret weapon that’ll have your bathroom sparkling like new in no time.

It all started when I got not one, not two, but three desperate messages in my inbox all about the same problem – soap scum, shower mildew, and hard water buildup. Now, I don’t know about you, but when something like that happens, it tells me there’s a whole lot of people out there struggling with the same issue. That’s when I knew I had to dig deep and find a solution.

The Magical Tub, Tile, and Shower Cleaner

Lucky for me, a property manager friend of mine shared the secret to his sparkling clean bathrooms, and it’s an absolute game-changer. This is the only product he uses to get showers, tubs, tile, faucets, and doors looking brand new again. And the best part? It’s made with just two household ingredients you probably already have on hand.

The magic potion? A simple mixture of blue Dawn dish soap and white vinegar. That’s it! Just pour one cup of blue Dawn into a 32-ounce spray bottle, fill the rest with white vinegar, and give it a gentle shake. Boom, you’ve got yourself a cleaning powerhouse that’ll tackle even the most stubborn soap scum.

How to Use This Magical Cleaner

Now, the real secret to making this cleaner work its magic is in the application. Spray it liberally on all the problem areas – shower walls, tub, floors, doors, faucets, you name it. Let it sit for anywhere from 30 minutes to overnight, depending on how bad the buildup is. During this time, the vinegar and Dawn work together to break down and soften all that gunk, making it easy to just rinse away.

For those really tough spots, you might need to give it a gentle scrub with a sponge or brush before rinsing. But the beauty of this cleaner is that once you get things back to their sparkling best, you can just do a quick weekly spritz and rinse, and you’ll never have to scrub again. It’s like magic, I tell you!

Bonus Tips and Tricks

Now, there are a few important things to keep in mind when using this magical cleaner. First, never mix it with chlorine bleach – that can create some seriously dangerous fumes. And if you’ve got granite shower walls or countertops, you’ll want to steer clear, as the vinegar can damage the sealant.

Another pro tip? Use warm water to rinse out any excess suds, then follow up with a quick blast of cold water to get rid of the last bits. That way, you won’t be left with any soapy residue. And don’t forget to always use a non-slip mat in the shower or tub before attempting any in-shower maintenance. Safety first, folks!

The Results Speak for Themselves

I’ve been using this magical cleaner for over 25 years, and I can tell you from experience, it’s a total game-changer. I’ve used it on everything from tubs and showers to sinks, toilets, and even patio furniture. And the results? Absolutely stunning. No more scrubbing, no more water marks, just sparkling clean surfaces that make me want to do a happy dance.

So, if you’re tired of battling that stubborn soap scum, grab a bottle of blue Dawn and some white vinegar, and get to work. Trust me, your future self will thank you. And if you’re in the Nottingham area, be sure to check out Adam Cleaning – they’re the experts when it comes to keeping your home spotless, from top to bottom.

Continue Reading
New Posts
Why choose us

With Adam Cleaning, you can expect a team of trained and skilled professionals dedicated to providing top-notch cleaning services. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and commitment to excellence, ensuring every space we clean is left sparkling.


Your satisfaction is our top priority. That's why all our services come with a satisfaction guarantee. If you're not completely happy with our work, we'll make it right. That's the Adam Cleaning guarantee.

Total Solution

No matter your cleaning needs, Adam Cleaning is your total solution. From carpet cleaning to ironing services, end of tenancy cleaning to garden cleaning, we offer a wide range of services designed to make your life cleaner, simpler, and more enjoyable.