Learning to Clean Like The Pro's

A few years ago, I realized that I didn't really know how to keep my house clean. There were always dishes sitting in the sink, and I couldn't keep up with laundry if my life depended on it. However, a friend of mine suggested working with a professional maid, and so I took her advice. As she worked, I watched her methods, and I learned a lot. This blog is dedicated to my cleaning studies. Here, you will find information on how to clean your house more effectively, so that you can stop wasting time on certain jobs. My plan is that this website could help you to live better than ever. Thanks for reading!

Got A Dirty Shower Head? Clean It Overnight With Little Effort


If you're like most people, you love a nice hot shower with plenty of water pressure. For this reason, a dirty showerhead can be quite a nuisance to your daily routine. It can cause water to spray in unwanted directions, and it makes your shower less hygienic because some of the grime, hard water deposits, and mold and mildew can come off the showerhead and onto your body along with the water.

It's important to keep your showerhead clean. But since it sits above your head, it isn't always likely that you'll notice it needs to be cleaned until it's more than obvious. When you notice pink, green, white or even black substances on your showerhead, follow these steps to clean it up so that you can enjoy your shower the way you were meant to.

Step 1: Gather Your Supplies

  • A plastic bag
  • White vinegar
  • String or ribbon
  • Cleaning rag

Step 2: Pour Vinegar in the Bag

Pour some white vinegar into the plastic bag. You do not need to fill it all the way. You only need enough vinegar to submerge the showerhead. Your bag should be tall enough that there is plenty of empty space toward the top for you to cinch together later. A large freezer bag works well for this job, so grab one from the kitchen.

Step 3: Tie the Bag on the Shower Head

Lift the bag full of vinegar up to the showerhead and submerge the head into the vinegar. If you overfilled the bag, this may cause it to spill a bit, but it's just vinegar so it won't hurt anything.

Using the string, cinch the top of the bag securely so that the bag hangs and the showerhead remains submerged in vinegar. Allow the showerhead to soak overnight.

Step 4: Remove and Wipe

The next day, carefully remove the bag from the showerhead. Wipe off any excess dirt and then turn on the water to rinse away remaining vinegar. Be careful not to immediately expose your eyes toward the showerhead when you turn the water on, as vinegar residue could sting your eyes. To be safe, allow the water to run for a few minutes.

If you still notice that there is gunk on your showerhead, ask your cleaning service professional, likes those at Service King, for help. The sooner you get your showerhead looking brand new again, the faster you can enjoy the clean water coming from the shower at the fantastic pressure it once had.


6 October 2015