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The Ultimate Shower Door Cleaning Quiz
by Staff
If you feel like you are fighting a never-ending war over cleaning your shower door, try some simple remedies. Learn what common household products may be used to remove soap scum, mildew and hard water stains from your shower door.

What household product may solve your shower door's soap scum problem?

  • vinegar
  • salt
  • baking soda

If the shower door's soap scum is particularly unyielding, what may you do with the vinegar?

  • Cool the vinegar.
  • Warm the vinegar.
  • Boil the vinegar.

If you shower stall smells like a salad dressing factory, what should you do?

  • Shower more.
  • Do not use the shower.
  • Wipe it down with soap.

To prevent soap scum, what type of bathing soap should you use?

  • liquid soap
  • bar soap
  • neither answer

What type of growth is mildew?

  • fungus
  • bacteria
  • virus

What are molds?

  • fungi
  • bacteria
  • virus

What household solution will kill mold?

  • chlorine solution
  • hydrogen peroxide solution
  • both answers

How can you get rid of mildew behind the caulk?

  • Remove the caulk.
  • Replace the caulk.
  • both answers

How can you prevent the growth of mildew?

  • no solution
  • Use anti-mildew spray after showering.
  • Keep baking soda in the bathroom.

How will air-circulation prevent mildew growth?

  • decreases moisture
  • increases moisture
  • neither answer

What causes hard water stains?

  • minerals
  • bacteria
  • fungus

To remove hard water stains, what vinegar solution is needed?

  • quarter vinegar and three-quarters water
  • half vinegar and half water
  • full-strength vinegar

How can you remove hard water stains from metal?

  • vinegar and water
  • hydrogen peroxide and water
  • citrus oil

Why should you wax your shower door?

  • seals the surface
  • prevents hard water stains
  • both answers

What may wiping the shower door with a towel after showering help to prevent?

  • mildew
  • soap scum
  • both answers

What kind of citrus oil is easily found in your grocery store?

  • orange oil
  • lemon oil
  • both answers

To remove hard water stains, how long should you leave the vinegar solution on the shower door?

  • one minute
  • three minutes
  • on hour

To remove soap scum, how long should you leave the full-strength vinegar on the shower door?

  • one minute
  • five minutes
  • one hour

What kind of vinegar is recommended for cleaning shower doors?

  • white vinegar
  • balsamic vinegar
  • red wine vinegar

What does bar soap have that liquid soap does not?

  • fragrance
  • moisturizers
  • talc