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Essential Care Tips for Glass Shower Screens

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Are you contemplating installing glass shower screens? If you are still using a shower curtain in your bathroom, there are so many great reasons to ditch it for glass shower screens. These shower screens can make small bathroom spaces appear larger and also add a touch of modernity to drab-looking bathrooms.

Although glass shower screens discourage mould and mildew problems that are associated with traditional shower curtains, they also require some TLC to keep looking their best. Below are some essential care tips on how to keep the glass clean and looking pristine.

Use a Water Softener

Are you aware that showering in hard water could frustrate your attempts to keep your glass shower screens looking clean and like new? Hard water contains different minerals, such as magnesium and calcium carbonates that can mix with your soap and leave unsightly stains on the glass. 

If you use hard water in your home, it is a good idea to add a water softening unit to your hot water system. This would help with the removal of the minerals that cause the water to be hard.

Clean the Glass Regularly

How well and frequently you clean your glass shower screens will impact how nice they look. For the best cleaning results, you will need to use the right cleaning products and supplies. Use cleaning products recommended for your glass by the glass manufacturer. Don't use any abrasive material to wash the glass – use non-abrasive materials, such as a squeegee for the job.

The frequency of cleaning will depend on a variety of factors, including the type of product you choose and the amount of traffic the bathroom sees.

Ensure Your Bathroom Is Well-Ventilated

Did you know that a properly ventilated bathroom space is good for your glass shower screens? Good ventilation inside the bathroom is beneficial to your shower enclosures in a number of ways.

First, it allows the moisture to clear out of your shower area and entire bathroom quickly, minimising the risk of a mould infestation on your shower door. Proper air circulation also aids in water evaporation – the water that remains on your shower screens after showers will dry out much faster.

Taking good care of your glass shower screens is essential for maximising the aesthetics and lifespan of the glass. If you need more information on how to care for your glass, contact a glass care specialist. Good luck with keeping your shower glass looking pristine for a prolonged duration!