How to Clean Bathrooms: Shower Curtains

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In bathroom cleaning, the back of a shower curtain can hold the most bacteria. Clean shower curtains with tips from a housekeeper in this free video on cleaning bathrooms. View Video Transcript

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Lucy Doezie

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Now, how you do the curtain, like I said the two places where's there's the most bacteria in the whole house, they found, was on the back side of the curtain and the mat. Well we just took care of how you take care of the mat. You do that once a week to disinfect that. So with the shower which I actually have in my other bathroom, my children's bathtub, you want to make sure that you open that shower, completely open it and get a good, either you can wipe it down with disinfectant water, so you could use your bathtub with a cloth, wipe it down like that. But I think an easier way to do it would be to have a spray, a disinfectant spray that you would just spray the whole of the back side of that shower. It's not the front side of the curtain, it's the back side of the curtain. Because when you think about it, when you're in the shower, it's all the dirt and the scum and the dead skin cells that the, you know, these parasites eat off our dead skin cells; it's all those things that are stuck to the curtain as we're shedding all of the dead skin cells while we're showering. That's what on the bottom of the tub and that's what's on the inside of that shower. And obviously on the walls, but we're going to be able to, I'll show you how to clean the walls in just a minute.