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Taking Care Of Your Shower Curtain in Pimlico 29Mar 2014

The shower is one of the centre points of any bathroom in Pimlico. With it being constantly used, cleaning and taking care of the shower unit can be important in order to make sure that the entire bathroom is kept as clean and as tidy as possible. While there are many showers which are self-contained units with doors and glass panels, many people’s showers make use of a shower curtain. A shower curtain can be a piece of material (usually plastic) which prevents water from spilling over to the rest of the bathroom. While doing this, however, it can be possible for the curtain to become damp and unclean. So what is the best way to approach cleaning this piece of material and how best can it help keep the shower and the bathroom in general stay as clean as possible? By following the below steps and the below advise, you can discover just how easy it can be to make sure that your shower curtain is functioning to its full potential.

When it comes to day to day use, the treatment and the positioning of the shower curtain in your home in Pimlico, SW1 should always be high on your agenda. As an item which comes into daily contact with water, the material will inevitably get wet and will thus need to dry. This requires that users do two things. Firstly, rather than facing the temptation to allow the curtain to be pushed to one side during times when it is not in use, the curtain should be pulled out and around the shower as though it were in use. This means that any available area is entirely able to dry properly and without issues. By making sure that the water can dry and evaporate properly, you are doing your best to prevent the build-up of bacteria and germs which might grow in damp conditions. Similarly, it is important to provide the correct amount of ventilation. If your shower room frequently fills up with steam during use, then it is important to ensure that air is able to get in and out of the room in the time following. Opening a window after a shower can make a big difference and can do a lot to make sure that your shower curtain stays cleaner for longer. As well as this, it is important to make sure that the shower curtain, like all other curtains, is used properly. This means keeping the base of the curtain within the confines of the bath during use, rather than allowing it to drip water across the floor.

However, there will inevitably come a time when the shower curtain does need washing. Thankfully, this problem is relatively simple to deal with for homeowner in Pimlico and the W1 region. Firstly, check to see whether your curtain has a label on it as this might advise as to whether there are any special instructions which should be followed during the cleaning process. For most, however, it is a case of the curtain being machine washable. This means that you can use your washing machine to provide a great washing solution for the shower curtain, rather than having to go the route of upholstery cleaning as you might for other items around the house. Simply place the curtain in the machine on a regular washing cycle with a normal laundry detergent. This will allow you to clean the curtain and remove any build-up of bacteria which has occurred. Once the cycle is complete, simply hang the curtain out to dry as you would any other piece of laundry. Once dry, return it to the shower and begin to use it in the normal manner, following this process every time you need to clean it again.

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