A clean shower makes a bathroom look one hundred times better and makes home owners feel like they have a great spa retreat. A clean tile shower is great to have when showing off your home; whether to family and friends or prospective real estate buyers. It leaves a great first impression to those who are interested in purchasing your home. Tiles showers can turn into a soap scum Mecca if not properly cleaned on a regular basis. The sight of soap scum in any shower is unsightly and repulsive. Soap scum will often result in mold growing inside of your tile shower and once mold is present, it is extremely difficult to get rid of. A properly cleaned tile shower will be void of soap scum and mold.
Shower Tile Soap Scum and Mold Prevention: Deep Scrub
There are certain steps you can take to keep your tile shower clean and avoid soap scum buildup and the presence of mold inside of your bathroom. One of the first steps to take in cleaning your tile shower is to perform a deep scrub on every single tile that is in your shower, and not only the tile, but also the grout that lies between each tile. This will take a significant amount of time, but if a deep scrub of every individual tile is the only way to get on the path of a clean tile shower. This deep scrub on your tile shower will loosen any soap scum before you begin to apply any type of cleaning solution.
Shower Tile and Grout Cleaning
After a deep scrub is performed, apply your preferred cleaning agent that is appropriate for shower tile use. It is necessary to let this cleaning solution soak into each tile and every area of your shower to get the best results. You must be patient and allow the cleaning agent to soak in as much as possible for the best results. After you have allowed the cleaning agent to soak into your tile shower, this will make any soap scum and grime loosen up and another deep scrub must be performed. This will take a considerable amount of time and energy, but you must be extremely thorough to produce the best possible results.
Hot Cleaning Rinse
After you have performed an additional deep scrub all over your entire tile shower, it is time to rinse the cleaning solution from your shower. You must use extremely hot and clean water for the rinsing process. Using the hottest water available will ensure that the cleaning solution and any other left over buildup will be removed completely. After rinsing, you must dry your tile shower completely. This will prevent any future soap scum or mold from forming. Cleaning your tile shower is labor intensive and will take a great deal of your time. Contact Stone & Tile Floor Cleaning & Restoration for excellent tile shower cleaning surface to save you time and energy. We will clean your tile shower and leave it looking like new.