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Bottle of Vinegar and Dawn Dish soap on bathroom countertop - the two ingredients needed for homemade soap scum remover

Best DIY Soap Scum Remover

The best soap scum remover and tub and shower cleaner ever. There are only two ingredients in this Homemade Soap Scum Remover with Vinegar and it works great to not only remove soap scum but to clean your tub, shower, and glass doors. It works!
Course Cleaning
Keyword cleaning, soap scum, vinegar
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 7 minutes
Author Mary Beth
Cost $1.00


  • For use in the spray bottle, measure out 4 ounces of vinegar and heat in a microwave for about 30 seconds. Once the vinegar is heated carefully pour it into the spray bottle.
  • Add 4 ounces of the dishwashing liquid. Place the lid on the bottle and shake thoroughly.  
  • Now, spray the surface you wish to clean and let the gel sit for about 1 hour.  Once the time has lapsed, scrub or wipe off the cleaning solution and rinse thoroughly.  Next,
     stand back and enjoy the glow! 
  • If using the wand, follow the above directions but use 2 ounces of vinegar and 2 ounces of Dawn dishwashing liquid.