Cleaning Shower Stall

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Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:16 pm

I installed a shower stall a few years ago, two-piece, plastic of course.

The floor has become stained (dirty feet :lol: ) and I am looking for a good way to get it clean again. I don't want to use anything abrasive or harsh to the plastic. I'm at a loss.

Any suggestions?
1989 Fuqua SW

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Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:34 am

Baking soda and vinegar, my husband is a welder and the dirt that piles up on ours is pretty rough. I sprinkle baking soda all over the floor and then use a spray bottle to spray the vinegar over top. Let it bubble and sit for like 15 minutes, lightly scrub with a brush and wash away. That should help! It also helps with any smells, mildew, etc. I also use this for cleaning the drain out, dump down some baking soda, followed by some like a charm.

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Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:56 am

Sounds like that's worth a try. I also use it for drains, never thought about cleaning with it.

May also try some "Krud Kutter" if the vinegar doesn't work.

1989 Fuqua SW

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Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:23 pm

Well, the baking soda and vinegar didn't do anything.

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Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:13 pm

So far, it hasn't done anything noticeable to the plastic - but I use the purple de-greaser stuff from ZAP. The heavy duty stuff.
I dilute it into a spray bottle, spray it down, give it a brush/scrub down, rinse...and be done.
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Jim from Canada
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Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:33 am

My wife puts toilet cleaner on ours. Works well, just let it sit for a bit and rinse it away.
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