You may clean your tub or shower, but the shower head is an essential part of the bathroom that most people skip over. Minerals can accumulate and damage over time your shower.
No need to scratch your head over how to do it. We show you the way to go.
- White vinegar
- Thin wire or a paper clip
- Old toothbrush
- Pliers (optional)
Clean the shower head
Leaving a shower head unchecked may cause minerals to deposit around it. The shower will be less efficient and unclean. Here’s how to easily get rid of any problem.
- Remove your shower head. If it is difficult to remove, try using pliers to unscrew the head. If you do this, make sure to place a towel around the shower to protect it from any scratches.
- If possible, remove the cover from the shower head as well.
- Put the head in a contained filled with hot white vinegar. Do not boil the liquid.
- If you weren’t successful with removing the head, fill a plastic bag with about 2 inches of the vinegar. Tie it with a rubber band or tape around the shower head. Ensure that it’s completely submerged.
- Let the head soak in the vinegar for 15-20 minutes. If you have a brass or golden shower head, do not let it soak for more than 30 minutes.
- Check the holes in the shower head. Use a thin wire or paper clip to clear any obstructions.
- Rub away any mineral deposits with an old toothbrush.
- Rinse everything with warm water. If necessary, repeat the cleaning process.