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Date: May 2013
How to Remove Soap Scum From A Glass Shower Door
Urban Designs 5.21.13    
Soap scum is a white build-up consisting of minerals from the water, dirt, bacteria, and sloughed-off skin. The very best way to keep soap scum off glass shower doors is to prevent it from happening in the first place by wiping the glass completely dry after every shower. But who has the time for that? So try this combination next time you're cleaning:
 
Solution to Soap Scum:
  • 2 teaspoons borax
  • 1 teaspoon Castile soap?
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar?
  • 1 1/2 cup hot water?
  • 10 drops tea tree oil

Directions:
  1. Combine the ingredients in a spray bottle and shake.
  2. Spray mixture on glass and allow to penetrate. 
  3. Follow with a sponge or brush.
  4. Rinse off and dry.

Tips:
  • The best time to clean soap scum is right after taking a warm shower. The heat and steam aid in loosening the scum and allow a bit more ease when scrubbing.
  • Tea tree oil is a natural fungicide and carries many antiseptic properties. It will kill most of the bacteria found in the soap scum and help prevent growth.
  • Dislike the smell of vinegar…fear not! The vinegar smell will fade within a few hours of cleaning.



A little more about the companies we work with: Shiloh Cabinetry!
Urban Designs 5.13.13    
Shiloh’s cabinetry is designed for the kitchen or bath, entertainment room, or any other area in the home where cabinets are needed. Shiloh has over 250 finish colors and growing. 

Shiloh Cabinetry is built by W.W. Wood Products Inc, a family-owned company since it’s beginning in 1977. The company is located in Dudley, Missouri, a rural town of under 300 people. Over the years, Shiloh evolved and grew to become a major supplier of cabinetry with approximately 1 million square feet of manufacturing space with the best equipment available! Shiloh is extremely self-sufficient, relying very little on outside sources to provide components to build our cabinetry. 

Cabinetry is sold exclusively through their network of authorized dealers (that’s us!). Every cabinet is built-to-order by a skilled labor force. After completion, each cabinet is packaged and shipped to the dealer!
 
Not to mention Shiloh is a member of the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturer’s Association and the cabinets carry the seal of the Environmental Stewardship Program. Part of why we love working with Shiloh!

For more info: Shiloh Cabinetry



 



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