Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Try It Tuesday: Vinegar & Dishsoap Shower Scrub Tutorial

     It's Try It Tuesday! Time to kick off our new weekly Tuesday post with this dandy little cleaning number. You will love the simplicity of this concoction as well as the power. Enjoy!  

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      Most of us are looking for more natural ways to clean our homes without using harsh chemicals and this seems like a step in the right direction.We have all seen the posts on Pinterest about the shower cleaner you make from vinegar and dish soap, right? Well, I decided to try it out, but I wanted to see just how much punch this stuff really packed. So I tried it out on a friends shower that is covered in built up rust. {They live in the country and their water softener quit on them. Needless to say since the pictures say it all, they kinda gave up even trying to keep up with the rust build up. Don't judge. :o)}

Ingredients: White vinegar, Dawn dish soap (I used Ajax), some sort of scrubbie to use the solution with. I used a Scotch Brite scouring pad.

Directions: Make a solution of 1/2 vinegar & 1/2 dish soap. Stir or swirl gently as not to create a foamy bubbly mess. Place in a spray bottle, a dish scrubber dispenser, or like I did, which was just in a plain bowl and dip your scrubber in.

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     Here's the true test of how well this stuff REALLY works. As you can tell from the pictures, I had amazing results. I did find that in the darker particularly built up spots that it helped to put the solution on and let it set for a good 10 to 15 minutes to help break up the rust deposits and I did have to use a little elbow grease on the grout portions in some spots but not too much to the point of sore hands or fingers.You can see that there is still some detail work to be done in the grout but the difference is staggering for the amount of work it did NOT require! The only drawback I could find is the lingering smell of vinegar, but that is supposed to naturally dissipate.

     Have any of you given this shower solution a try? What did you think? Did it work for you? Would you want to give it a try if you haven't? Let me know in the comments below.