Alicia W
Alicia W
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  • Middletown, PA

Remove Soap Scum With a Grapefruit and Kosher Salt

3 Materials
$1
5 Minutes
Easy

Remove that awful soap scum using all natural products which leaves behind a fresh citrus scent!
remove soap scum with a grapefruit and kosher salt
All you need are two simple ingredients: grapefruit and kosher salt. Begin by slicing your grapefruit in half.

remove soap scum with a grapefruit and kosher salt
Liberally pour the kosher salt onto the cut half of the grapefruit.
remove soap scum with a grapefruit and kosher salt
Scrub the soap scum, adding more salt as you go along.
remove soap scum with a grapefruit and kosher salt
Rinse well with water. (If I was not taking pictures, I would have closed the door and rinsed it using the shower head.)
remove soap scum with a grapefruit and kosher salt
Dry well.

*Please note that grapefruit is toxic to pets. Be sure to dry the area well before letting pets come in contact.
remove soap scum with a grapefruit and kosher salt
I also cleaned the shower handle. This is before....
remove soap scum with a grapefruit and kosher salt
And this is after!!!
remove soap scum with a grapefruit and kosher salt
Squeaking clean and ready for a shower!

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3 of 32 questions
  • Diane
    on Mar 30, 2019

    Can it be used on marble?

    • DB
      on Mar 30, 2019

      No Salt & Acid is corrosive to Granite and Marble Finish.

  • Sherry
    on Apr 4, 2019

    Can you do shower tiles with this method?

  • Gg
    on Apr 28, 2019

    Will an orange cut in half work?

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  • Cissy
    on Apr 28, 2019

    I think your idea is awesome.

  • Cherie
    7 days ago

    brilliant! I kind of liked the handle before you cleaned it! lol! I have found that once it is clean, some white vinegar and water will keep it clean and spot free if you spray it on after your shower.

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