3 Ingredient Magic Tub Cleaner: No Scrub, Low Odor, Natural”ish”!

3 Materials
30 Minutes

If you are like me and often neglect your shower or tub and have a lack of time to clean, you need this magic cleaner! You can most likely make this with items you already have at home.

Gather your ingredients and mix.

White vinegar: 1 cup

Dawn dish soap: 1/2 cup

Baking soda: 1/4 cup

Spray bottle

Pour 1 cup vinegar, 1/2 dawn dish soap into the spray bottle. Shake until combined.

Before photo!

This photo is the before, showing the hard to clean spot that often occurs in a tub or shower. After using numerous store bought cleaners, this spot usually remains! Until, the magic homemade cleanse makes an appearance.

The magic “cleaning” step

This is where the magic begins... Sprinkle the baking soda onto the tub or shower surface, and then spray the liquid mixture generously. Let it sit at least 30 minutes to do its magic! After at least 30 minutes, you can wipe away the solution and if any pesky area remains you can gently scrub (usually not necessary).

Final step, rinse and gently wipe away & ADMIRE!

After letting the magic cleaner soak for at least 30 minutes, you can then rinse away. If any spot remains, gently scrub to remove any pesky spot. Admire your work, or lack of work!

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3 of 32 questions
  • Jannis G
    12 hours ago

    Safe for natural stone?

  • Judy Chambers
    7 hours ago

    Can you use other dish soap besides dawn?

  • Tia
    An hour ago

    I hate to be the village idiot...but do you put any water in the spray bottle with the other ingredients?

    • SusanB
      Just now

      No, the key is the reaction of the vinegar to the baking soda. Water will dilute the mixture. The Dawn works to dissolve any body oils or bathing products. Works great!

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  • Alana Oaxaca
    11 hours ago

    This is also safe for septic tank and gray water systems. This is great for cleaning toilets without putting chemicals in your systems and destroying the good bacteria.

  • Carol Spier
    10 hours ago


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