How To Wash A Shower Curtain In The Washer?

How do you wash a plastic shower curtain in the washing machine?

Place them in your washing machine, along with the 2 towels. Add regular detergent and a cup of baking soda (and tea tree oil). Wash on the gentle cycle. Re-hang the plastic shower curtain to air dry, and hang the shower mat to allow all the water to dry off.

How do you clean a shower curtain without a washing machine?

How to clean a plastic shower curtain without a washing machine

  • Dampen a microfiber cloth or rag towel with water and baking soda.
  • Scrub the shower liner with the microfiber cloth to remove surface grime.
  • Rinse the shower curtain by wiping it with another cloth dampened with warm water.

How do you get mildew out of a shower curtain?

If you have fabric shower curtains, you can wash them in your washing machine along with a couple of towels. Add a cup of detergent and 1/2 cup of either borax or baking soda. A cup of white vinegar added to the rinse cycle will help remove black mold too. After washing, hang the curtain outside to dry in the sunshine.

Can you wash a shower curtain with magnets?

Shower Curtain Liner

This will be the same process as cleaning the plastic shower curtain. Some liners have magnets on their bottom edge to help them better stick to the tub and prevent water from escaping. If your liner has magnets, it’s still okay to put it in the washer.

How do I clean the bottom of my shower curtain?

Spray down the shower curtain with a mixture of half water and half vinegar each day. Wash the bottom of the shower curtain with vinegar and water each week to remove any soap scum and mildew building up on the bottom of the curtain. Go for body wash over bar soaps, as bar soaps can cause scum.

Are shower curtains out of style?

If you decide you don’t like the style of your glass shower door, changing it out is going to be a real pain (and cost a lot of money, too). Swapping out a shower curtain, on the other hand, is a very easy and relatively budget-friendly way to make a big impact on the look of your bathroom.

How often should you wash your shower curtain?

Ideally, you should be washing it once a month. At the very least, however, you should aim to clean your plastic shower curtain once every three months. When you think about it, four to 12 times a year isn’t really that often and the process shouldn’t take long at all now that you know how to wash a shower curtain.

How do you clean a shower curtain in the tub?

In the Bathtub

You don’t even have to leave the bathroom to clean a shower curtain that hangs in front of the tub. Fill the tub with a few inches of warm water and sprinkle in 1/4 cup of baking soda and a little of your usual laundry soap. Unhook the curtain and liner and drop them into the water.

When should I replace shower curtain?

The good news is that it’s easy to wash a cloth curtain, and you should do so at least every few weeks. However, that only takes you so far. After about a year, you need to replace your curtain—especially after it starts looking worn.