Clogging drains are enough to ruin anyone’s morning shower routine for work or relaxing evening bath before bed. Stay on top of keeping your drains in good shape by keeping them clear of debris and other materials that will clog them up quickly, like soap scum. Chances are, there is already a significant buildup of soap scum in your drain. Having your drains cleaned before a clog develops is a good first step to take before implementing any other advice in this post.
Once your drains are running at full performance, you will want to make sure that they are kept that way by using a tool meant for catching soap buildup, hair, and other objects that can wreak havoc in your drain, like a mesh trap.
Soap Scum Buildup Tip For Showers & Tubs:
If the sides of your shower or tub are beginning to discolor or become coated with soap scum, you can make this easy DIY spray at home for pennies that will simply erase it from your bathroom. Take 1 part dishwashing liquid soap and combine it with 3 parts white vinegar. Mix the ingredients together to form a solution and put into a spray bottle. Spray the solution over the soap scum buildup and let stand overnight. Lastly, simply rinse with hot water. Use once a week for best results of maintaining your squeaky clean bathroom fixtures.