How to Clean Your Shower Curtain (and Keep it Clean)

Make your shower sparkle with these DIY cleaners.

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Mix your own cleaner to keep your shower curtain liner sparkling clean.

When was the last time you cleaned your shower curtain? If it takes a few minutes to answer it's probably been awhile. The good news is removing those tough stains couldn't be easier. Make your own cleaners to not only remove the dirt and grime from your shower curtain but also keep it looking like new. Here's how to do it:

Clean Your Shower Curtain Liner

Clean Your Shower Curtain Liner

Photo by: Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Materials

  • distilled water
  • Borax
  • white vinegar
  • bucket
  • dish soap
  • funnel
Shower Curtain Cleaning Materials

Shower Curtain Cleaning Materials

Photo by: Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Mix Ingredients

Clean Your Shower Curtain Liner

Clean Your Shower Curtain Liner

Photo by: Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

In a large plastic bucket, add 1 cup Borax, 1 cup vinegar and 4 cups of distilled water. Mix well.

Pour & Scrub

Clean Your Shower Curtain Liner

Clean Your Shower Curtain Liner

Photo by: Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Carry the plastic bucket to your shower and pour the mixture onto the shower curtain. Wear rubber gloves and using a sponge, scrub the dirt and grime off the shower curtain. Finish by rinsing the water off using the shower head.

Now Keep It Clean!

Shower Curtain Cleaning Materials

Shower Curtain Cleaning Materials

Photo by: Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Place an empty spray bottle on the table and combine 2 cups vinegar, 2 tbsp. liquid dish soap and 1 cup distilled water into the spray bottle using a funnel. Twist on the spray nozzle on the bottle and shake well.

Clean Your Shower Curtain Liner

Clean Your Shower Curtain Liner

Photo by: Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Make it a Routine

Spray this mixture on your shower curtain every two weeks and wipe it clean with a towel. Your shower curtain will look brand new!

Clean Your Shower Curtain Liner

Clean Your Shower Curtain Liner

Photo by: Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

Johnson Giles of Loch & Key Productions

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