If you’re like me… the biggest thing I hate to do … ever … in the whole wide world … is cleaning the shower!!!
I can’t pinpoint what exactly it is that I can’t stand, but I would say it’s a combination of… the disgusting soap scum, the time, my back hurting from leaning into the awkward angles of the tub, my arms aching from the relentlessly scrubbing, my head throbbing from inhaling bleach fumes from the time it took me to clean the shower … the list goes on!
This obnoxious and annoying chore typically takes me anywhere from 45 minutes, PLUS. How about you?!
Well… if you’re still following and on the same page, I’m here to saveeee. yourrrr. lifeee. with the most incredible life hack that not only eliminates headaches, but also preserves time, effort and allows you to opt for safer and more gentle alternatives that work just as effectively!
What You’ll Need:
- Dawn Soap
- Plastic Bucket
- Hot Water
Visit Your Local Dollar Store. I got all the ingredients I needed for under $5! I visited my local Dollar General and purchased a broom, gallon sized bucket and soap (make sure it’s a degreaser if you don’t actually use Dawn). No need for anything sophisticated or fancy outside of those three items. These items are going to do the work for you!
Run your bath to the hottest water. Fill your gallon sized bucket with hot water from the faucet in prep for step three.
Apply your Dawn to your shower walls and bath tub base. Don’t overload it! A little Dawn goes a long way! I did a few horizontal, parallel lines around the perimeter of the shower..
Dip your broom into the hot water. Then, leverage the wide base of the broom to start scrubbing the walls and base of your tub with the broom bristles. Not only do you cover MUCH more surface area with the broom base, but you avoid back pain and intense scrubbing!
Let sit. It doesn’t take long – Dawn is a powerful, yet gentle product. I waited about 5 minutes, continuing to gently scrub the surfaces with the broom bristles.
Rinse! Once again, run your shower at the hottest temperature to assist with cleaning and rinsing the walls. This part is the TRUE miracle! Surfaces that used to take me hours to scrub literally melted away in minutes!!!
This whole process took me about 15 minutes to arrive at a fully fresh & clean shower! Literally amazed myself!!!
Give it a try! Let me know how it goes, and if you have other super awesome life hacks similar to this one.
Comment below once you’ve tried it out and let me know what you think!