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Best Homemade Soap Scum Remover

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 How to make Soap Scum Remover

Soap Scum Remover

When we ran across this recipe for Soap Scum Remover we just had to give it a try. We have for some time now made our own “Dishwashing Detergent” and “Laundry Detergent” . This always saves money and it has been very good products. These homemade detergents have always done a wonderful job on our dishes and clothes. A few ingredients you have around the house will sometimes work magic if you know how to use them.

This, as with all the other homemade cleaners we have tried has pretty much everything you need in your kitchen cabinets or cupboard. What a terrific cleaner this makes! Three ingredients make it simple and inexpensive.

What you will need to make this homemade soap scum remover:

  • 1 – cup White Vinegar
  • 1 – tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 – tbsp. dish soap  (We use Blue Dawn)
  • Spray bottle

Instructions to make Homemade Soap Scum remover:

  1. Add 1 Cup of White Vinegar in a large measuring cup or bowl
  2. Add 1 Tbsp Cornstarch to Vinegar (This is all you need more will make it too thick)
  3. Stir to combine these two, A fork works well stirring this mix.
  4. This will thicken as you stir it.
  5. Microwave it for 2 minutes
  6. While this is in the microwave, add 2 Tbsp of Blue Dawn Dishwashing liquid to the spray bottle. ( Or whatever you have on hand) We like Dawn.
  7. Remove Vinegar and Cornstarch from microwave, stir, allow to cool just a little. This will be gel like.
  8. Pour into spray bottle on top of dishwashing liquid and shake gently. Don’t over shake you get too much suds!

This soap scum remover works wonderfully on your tub, shower and sinks. the Corn starch helps in the scrubbing but isn’t too harsh.

The combination does not make too many suds in your bottle either.

This can be used on glass shower doors as well as the tub or sink surface. I would not leave it too long on the glass as it will have a tendency to dry out if left too long. I would say around 30 minutes is as long as you want it to soak on the glass. You can always adjust the time as you experiment with it. After allowing to soak on the glass just wash down with a good wet washcloth.

This will work in the kitchen. Try it on the sink there and watch it make it shiny also. The vinegar makes this soap scum remover a shining agent also! This has only 3 ingredients and these are usually in your kitchen sink or cupboard! What a great cleaner, easy to make and inexpensive compared to harsh chemical cleaners.

One tip here, if you run into a really hard to clean surface that has become really scummy over time, use a SOS pad or something equivalent to it. Be gentle and don’t scratch your surface. When the soap is gone from your pad, replace it with another.

I took a picture of vinegar in a small bottle but we buy it by the gallon at our local grocer or Wal-Mart. This item is used in almost every homemade cleaner you find. So is Dawn Dish soap! Dawn and Vinegar work well together. White Vinegar is a miracle cleaner and you just can’t have too much of it.

We hope you you will benefit from our Homemade Soap Scum Remover. If you make your own and the recipe is different or if you try this, leave us a comment and let us know your thoughts.

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