There are several options when it comes to the shower enclosure in your bathroom. You can choose from a few different set up depending on what you want to accomplish and what your needs are. One of the types of showers that people have are a standard bathtub with a shower combination. This will then usually require a shower curtain that you have to keep out of the way when you take your shower. This is a very general option and does not offer anything that is modern or customized. The other option is for a home that has a shower that is separate from the bathtub and has a square area that is covered with some material to make up the walls such as glass. Then you could have a walk in stone shower that does not have a door at all and is open to the rest of the space. One of the best options is to have a glass enclosed shower that offers some level of privacy and also give the space a bigger feel as well. The issue is that you need to make sure you know what it takes to keep your glass shower enclosure cared for and cleaned. M and M Glass outlines what you can do to care for your glass shower enclosure.
Why Does a Glass Shower Get Hard Water Stains & Spotting?
You might be thinking that the walls of your shower are not a surface that should get get dirty. You are in there showering with soap and water and not throwing dirt around so it should not be a mess. The fact is that you can end up with build up from the soap, shampoo and conditioner that you are using. The other thing that causes the shower glass to be dirty is the water itself. The water that you use is from the faucet and the water contains particles such as lime, calcium and other minerals that can leave deposits on the doors. Lastly you can be seeing the oils from your own body on the glass that you want to have cleaned off as well.
Do You Have to Clean Glass Shower Doors Daily?
There are a few times that you want to make sure that you clean your glass shower enclosure. There are some things that you want to do on a regular basis and then there are more deep cleaning that should be done as well. The more that you do to clean the glass the better it will be. The other reason that you want to keep them cleaned is to prevent any buildup and damage to the actual glass. An easy daily shower cleaner uses just vinegar, dish soap and essential oils. You can combine one cup distilled water, a half cup of white vinegar, a few drops of liquid dish soap and 10 to 20 drops of your favorite scent of essential oil to keep your shower looking clean.
How Do You Deep Clean a Glass Shower Surround?
You want to have a way to clean after you take a hot shower. This is a good time to do it so that you have the help of the hot steam to guide your cleaning. You can use a squeegee to go over the walls of the shower to remove some of the excess water. You also want to use a spray that can help to reduce the water that is sticking on the walls and creating hard water stains. You also want to a magic eraser or a dryer sheet that you can use to clean off the hard water spots that might be a bit harder to remove. These are all things that you want to have a plan to do when you have new glass enclosure around your shower.