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11 Brilliant Hacks to Clean Glass Shower Doors 

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Do you wish your shower doors could sparkle like they were brand new and belonged in a magazine? Don’t we all! Unfortunately, shower doors get dirty and scummy SO FAST! Plus there are so many cleaning products out there that don’t seem to cut it. So can you get clean glass shower doors the easy way? Well, we have an answer for you!

Check out these 11 Brilliant Hacks to Clean Glass Shower Doors

11 Tips To Clean Shower Doors

Lemon Pledge Prevents Soap Scum

Lemon Pledge can keep your shower doors clean for months! Spray your glass and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Come back and scrub just like you normally would and rinse!

Image & Tip Credit to Kissed by a Frog

Clean Shower Doors with WD-40

WD-40 has so many uses! Spray it on your glass doors and wipe down! It will leave your doors sparkling!

Image & Tip Credit to Krazy Koupon Lady

Clean with Dawn & White Vinegar

Using a mixture of Dawn & Vinegar is my absolute favorite way to clean soap scum off shower walls and the tub! It melts soap scum like you wouldn’t believe and has no harmful chemicals. Plus it is super easy to make. You can copy the recipe I use here! 

Homemade Shower Cleaner



Clean with Pam Cooking Spray

After cleaning your shower doors, mist with Pam Cooking Spray and wipe clean. This will repel future soap scum and hard water stains!

11 Ways To Clean Your Shower Doors So They Sparkle!

Image & Tip Credit to Krazy Koupon Lady


Use Dryer Sheets

Who would have thought dryer sheets could be used for more than laundry? Dampen a dryer sheet and rub it on your dry glass shower door. The ingredients in the dryer sheet help to break down and remove soap scum!

11 Ways To Clean Your Shower Doors So They Sparkle!

Image & Tip Credit to Wonder How-to

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Clean with Corn Starch

Corn Starch is a mild abrasive making it perfect to scrub your shower doors! Mix one part cornstarch with 2 parts dishwashing liquid and a cup of vinegar. Spray the door and rub down with a cleaning cloth. Rinse and you’re done!

11 Ways To Clean Your Shower Doors So They Sparkle!

Image & Tip Credit to Fabulessly Frugal

Use a Grapefruit Sprinkled with Salt

The citric acid in a grapefruit will naturally break down soap scum and grime causing your shower doors to be dirty. Cut a grapefruit in half and sprinkle with salt, then use to scrub the doors!

11 Ways To Clean Your Shower Doors So They Sparkle!

Image & Tip Credit to Hometalk


Use Vinegar to Clean Your Shower

Vinegar will clean anything! Warm a cup of white vinegar and add a few drops of dish soap. Transfer the mixture to a spray bottle and coat the shower doors. The mixture will remove soap scum and cloudiness with ease!

11 Ways To Clean Your Shower Doors So They Sparkle!

Image & Tip Credit to Yummy Mummy Club

Use Epson Salts for Shower Doors & Tub

Tired of using harsh chemicals to clean your bathroom? Try an Epson salt mixture! It is like an exfoliate for your bath. Check out the ingredients for an Epson Salt Scrub at Pop Sugar!

11 Ways To Clean Your Shower Doors So They Sparkle!


Image & Tip Credit to Pop Sugar

Use Jet Dry & Dawn

Want another way to get clean glass shower doors? Try a dish wand! Put a teaspoon of dish soap into a dish wand and add a drop of Jet-Dry. Fill the want with water and shake. While the doors are wet, scrub them down and then use a cloth or squeegee to dry!

11 Ways To Clean Your Shower Doors So They Sparkle!

Image & Tip Credit to This Grandma Is Fun

Use Essential Oils

This hack is one I was not expecting. You can use Thieves and Lemon Essential Oils mixed with hot water as a cleaner for your shower doors! Wipe down the doors with the mixture and a washcloth. They come out sparkling clean!

11 Ways To Clean Your Shower Doors So They Sparkle!

Image & Tip Credit to Urban Mommies

Repel Water Streaks with Rain-X

Rain-X isn’t just for car windows! After cleaning your shower apply to the doors to repel future water stains!

11 Ways To Clean Your Shower Doors So They Sparkle!

Image & Tip Credit to Unoriginal Mom


Do you have a method of cleaning your shower doors? Comment below!

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  1. Easton Memmott says

    I thought it was so interesting that you can use WD-40 to keep your shower glass shiny. I am remodeling my bathroom and that will involve getting a shower with shower glass. I will be sure to remember this tip when I get my new shower.

  2. Stephen Morgan says

    What a cleaning post!!!! All points are discussed as an ideal blogger. What an explanation ability you are? I have used vinegar and baking soda to clean shower tools with a squeegee. please keep it up.

  3. Easton Memmott says

    I like the tip that you gave to use cooking spray on your shower doors to help keep off soap scum. My wife and I are remodeling our bathroom, and we want to make sure that we are prepared to take care of our new shower doors. I will be sure to let my wife know that we should use cooking spray on our shower doors, so we can keep them looking nice for a longer period of time.

  4. Bree Ward says

    I agree that almost everyone wishes to have a sparkling shower door every time they get into the bathroom. Thanks for enumerating ways on how to clean a glass shower. We are redesigning our bathroom, and I’m planning to replace the plastic shower covers to glass doors. They’ll look elegant for sure. I’ll remember your tips in cleaning it once the glass door is installed.

  5. Tyler Johnson says

    That’s good to know that vinegar is good to remove hard water stains and soap scum. I wouldn’t have thought that vinegar would be useful for cleaning. I’ll have to try that on my doors and see if that helps.

  6. Ridley Fitzgerald says

    You’ve got great shower door cleaning tips. I love how you said that WD-40 can help with that! We want to remodel our bathroom and add a frameless glass shower enclosure, so I’ll remember this once that happens!

  7. Trudy says

    Thank you for sharing all the ideas on how to keep shower doors clean.So appreciative when people share.Very informative

  8. Brooklyn Johnson says

    Thank you for stating that using a mixture of dawn & vinegar is a good way to clean your shower door. I just got a glass shower, and have no idea how to clean it. I will definitely keep all of your great tips and information in mind when tyring to clean my shower door.

  9. Stacy D Williams says

    Hello Lindsey 🙂
    I have tried using the vinegar and dawn and the water spots are still hanging on to my glass shower doors! HELP! What do I do now????

  10. Faylinn Byrne says

    I like that you said that you can use dryer sheets to rub it on a dry glass door and clean it. I bought a house a few months ago to live with my sister, and we realized that the shower doors are getting really old and it is time that they get replaced. Once we do this, I will have to come back to this article to remind myself about the best way to maintain them clean and clear for a long time.

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