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JammyTodger Wed 17-May-17 09:55:18

Does anyone have any miracle, super quick methods for getting shower screens beautifully sparkly? I'm a housekeeper for a holiday home with 4 bathrooms and a LOT of watermarked glass. I seem to spend half my time at work polishing the bloody things! (Currently soak with Windolene, squeegee and polish with miracle cloth.)

MrsJayy Wed 17-May-17 09:58:42

Window hoover Dh bought the kracher one its brilliant you do need to buff a little after using it but gets rid of any scum

JammyTodger Wed 17-May-17 11:55:43

Thanks MrsJ. I even already have one of those, but never thought to use it on the screens. I'll give it a go tomorrow...

MrsJayy Wed 17-May-17 11:58:05

Good luck i grotty shower screen is soul destroying <dramatic>

gaggiagirl Wed 17-May-17 12:01:03

I use a bleachy rough sponge. Rinse, squeegee then window cleaner on a piece of kitchen roll to buff up. Doesn't take long but then I've only got one!

hellrazor Wed 17-May-17 12:14:45

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FinallyHere Wed 17-May-17 12:15:20

How hard is the water? A water softener might make things a tad easier.

NotMeNoNo Wed 17-May-17 12:20:25

CIF for really scummy bits with a green scourer.
White vinegar is also very impressive on glass and just polish off with a rag/old towel.

NotAUserNumberSoNotATroll Wed 17-May-17 12:29:03

Someone on here recently recommended using toilet cleaner so gave mine a squirt of harpic, left it while I did the basin and then wiped it down and rinsed and it's like new glass!!
Have wasted years using vinegar, cillit bang, scrubbing....not any more

NeoTrad Wed 17-May-17 12:30:25

HG has a fabulous anti calcium spray.

CatsAreAliens Wed 17-May-17 12:34:03

Viakal spray

Picklepickle123 Wed 17-May-17 12:34:24

Once you've done the scummy bits, a scrunched up piece of newspaper and windex is a good way to avoid streaks in the final polish.

ILoveAGoodBrusselSprout Wed 17-May-17 12:35:03

I use a magic eraser on mine. They're brilliant!

CatsAreAliens Wed 17-May-17 12:35:50

Viakal spray

xyzandabc Wed 17-May-17 12:36:53

Viakal. Leave for 5 mins, wipe off with a green scourer. Rinse, squeegee, dry with an e cloth.

RolandRat Wed 17-May-17 14:44:38

I deep cleaned the bathroom in our new home last weekend after watching the above video, with AMAZING results. I don't think the previous owners were fans of cleaning as the glass was so watermarked it looked frosted!

If you can't be bothered to watch, basically you first give the glass a quick rub over with lots of lemon juice (bought a bottle, couldn't face squeezing them!) on a scourer. Leave for 10 minutes, then a light scrub with a paste of bicarbonate of soda and vinegar on a scourer (paste is approx 3 parts bicarb to 1 part vinegar). Didn't take much elbow grease at all! Next time I'm going to leave the paste on the glass for an hour to see if I can get it even cleaner.

JammyTodger Wed 17-May-17 14:59:24

Thanks all. I'm going to try everything!

JammyTodger Wed 17-May-17 14:59:44

Thanks all. I'm going to try everything!

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