We all know how soap scum can be frustrating and irritating. Fortunately, you get rid of soap scum naturally using a few simple methods. Let’s review the best natural means of preventing and getting rid of soap scum and enable you to live without frustrations. So let’s get started with the simplest solution and then move on to the other methods.
Solution 1: Use the microfiber cleaning cloth
To remove soap scum, you will need a microfiber cleaning cloth. Put the microfiber cloth in water to make it damp and scrub the soap scum. Rinse and then repeat this process if the scrum is still there.
Solution 2: White vinegar
Mix white vinegar and water in equal proportions and put in a spray bottle. Using the spray bottle spray, spray over the surface and scrub using a scrub brush or a sponge. Next, add a few drops of peppermint oil to enhance the cleaning power.
Solution 3: Borax and water
You can mix ½ cup of borax with 2 cups of hot water in a spray bottle. Next, allow it to sit for about 15 minutes and use it to together with a scrub brush to clean the soap scrum. Remember to use this method only once because if left for hours, the borax will harden and stick in the spray bottle. Therefore, get rid of the solution once you are done with the cleaning process. Rinse and wipe the surface after cleaning.
Prevention of soap scrum
Instead of waiting for the soap scum to form and irritate you, you can simply prevent it from forming. I am going to show the best ways to avoid soap scrum from forming.
Use vegetable-based soap
If you do not want to have soap scum on your bathtub, or on your bathroom accessories, you should consider using vegetable based soap like castile soap. A natural or vegetable-based soap will rinse clean and will not leave the ugly marks on your surfaces.
Use a shower cleaner spray
Another option is a daily shower spray to clean and prevent soap scum. After taking a shower, spray the walls and surfaces of your bathroom using the regular spray cleaner to keep mildew and soap scum from forming. This will make it easier for you to clean and remove the dirt. You can also wipe off the water spots from the walls of your bathroom.
You can add a few drops of peppermint essential oil to your daily spray glass bottle to ensure a thorough cleaning process. Why wait for the soap scum to form yet you can prevent it from forming in the first place?