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Saturday, November 16, 2013

Preventing Soap Scum in Your Bathtub

 There are a lot of problems that people face when trying to clean bathtubs and it is important that you are mainly focused on prevention rather than cleaning things after the fact. If you do not focus on prevention, you will find that it is harder and harder to get your bathtub clean. Within the following article you will find a wide variety of ways that you can prevent soap scum from forming in your bathtub. You will find them all to be incredibly useful in making sure you do not have to clean your bathtub too often.

Cleanliness Through Good Drainage

If your bathtub is not properly draining the water, it is going to result in a number of problems for you. The soap scum will be really problematic if the water does not quickly drain so make sure that you have some type of fluid that can help you to unclog it. There are professionals that can help you to unclog your drain if there is something stuck or if there is a buildup. More than likely, you are going to be able to do it yourself by using a screw driver to take off the filter and then remove whatever is clogging the drain.

Once you have done this, you will find that water goes much quicker and the possibility of soap scum forming on the surface is much decreased. If the water remains stagnant for too long and is not necessarily getting cleaned then you are going to have a series of problems with soap scum!

Type of soap Matters

Another important feature of the soap scum equation is making sure that you do not have the wrong kind of soap in your bathroom. If you are using soap that is really sudsy, you might find that there are a number of problems. It will get complicated if there are soaps that are not specifically made for cleaning your body as well. Try to make sure that you are using gel soaps that are a little easier to get down the drain rather than collecting around the bathtub.

Using these gel types of soaps will help you in the short term, but they will also help in the long run. At the end of the day, it is going to make your life a lot easier.

Soap Scum Prevention Methods

Cleaning the soap scum in your bathtub is one of the hardest and least forgiving cleaning tasks that you can have in your home. It is far better to focus on prevention rather than any of the problems that come from the soap scum afterwards. Prevention is one of the best ways that you can avoid needing to clean too often or frequently.

At the end of the day, the soap scum that you accumulate in the gym is going to be problematic for you to clean in the future. You don’t want extra headaches so listen to these ideas and you’ll be far better off!

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Ria C said...

I try to stick to the not so sudsy ones for the reason that it's lesser sulphate and easier to rinse too.

lencilicious said...

I'm using gel soap. I find it very good as well. Although some are not foamy as I want it to be.

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