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Old 06-06-2015, 04:12 PM   #1
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How do you clean the shower?

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Everything we have used does this to the finish, this time it was comet. Is there a way to fix this? Other cleaner don't remove hard water and soap scum. Why would they put such a horrible finish in a shower?

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Old 06-06-2015, 04:25 PM   #2
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We learned that bar soap has talc which causes the soap scum. We only use liquid soap in our shower and have so scum problems. Perhaps CLR will remove the residue?

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ZAP! may also work too. Although be sure to rinse it VERY well or it'll mess up any metal finish you might have nearby (shower wand, door frame..etc). Take my word.

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Old 06-06-2015, 04:29 PM   #4
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Have you tried using a steam cleaner?
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Old 06-06-2015, 06:23 PM   #5
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Not sure how to clean it.....but if you get it cleaned up....try this product for making it easier to clean in the future.

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Before we cleaned the surround it was the normal color, after cleaning it turned white once it was dry. I used a magic eraser on a small area, it removed the white, but it scrubbed the finish off. It seems like it has a silicone finish or some other non stick coating that doesn't take well to cleaning products. If I could find the manufacturer, I could get the proper information, but Forest river doesn't have any way that I know of to obtain it.
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Try calling customer service at Forest River, they might be able to help you. We use scrubby bubbles, but we have the molded plastic shower. I would try a small section first, I wouldn't use anything that is abrasive on it.
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We have found Scrubbing Bubbles does a good job of removing soap scum. It may take several applications and a lot of elbow grease. Using a soft brush may speed things up and get the residue out of the recesses.

If you suspect part of the buildup is from hard water, try using white vinegar. Keep the area wet with the vinegar for 20 to 30 minutes before scrubbing with a soft brush.
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Don't use anything abrasive on fiberglass. You will over time ruin the surface. I use a scrubbing pad that is sponge in the middle with a microfiber cover. To get off that scum I would try spraying on straight vinegar and letting it set.

For cleaning all glass and window surface as well as the shower I use this:
1\2gallon of warm water
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Wet the surface, wash with solution, spray it off. I could not believe how clean our MH windshield was the first time I used it. And NO water spots
For solid surface sinks and the tile floor I use a regular bottle of peroxide with just a couple drops of dawn added a spray nozzle from an old spray bottle that fit.
On the tile grout I I spray it on, let it sit then took a scub brush to it. Could not believe how clean it was. Its my daily kitchen and bath cleaner, even for toilet. If I should get a stain in my kitchen sink I fill it up with water and add peroxide. Let it set over night

I save a ton not buying all those cleaners
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On tough spots we use bar keepers friend.
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If you used comet (or any abrasive)its too late.
On your next coach use any one of the multitude of spray on shower cleaners ,which are mostly de ionized water and wipe dry every time
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On my smooth fibreglas enclosure a window squeegee or if it drys a majic erasure,I know I know they are abrasive but only in the sense of 3000 grit or rubbing compound -comes out shinier then before.
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Try KaBOOM foaming spray cleaner with a stiff scrub brush. On really tough areas combine that with Bar Keepers Friend to add additional scrubbing power.

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