Glass Care & Cleaning Instructions
A soft cloth or wet sponge and the following are the only products Florida Shower Doors recommends in maintaining the life of any glass enclosure. Start with Dawn dish detergent to combat the soap scum and follow up with white vinegar to dissolve the mineral buildup. This involves extensive scrubbing and rinsing but results in clean shower doors.
Surface Protector – Bio-Clean – Windex (non-ammonia) – Soft Scrub lemon – Diamon Fusion – CRL Glass Cleaner
A clean rinse should follow the use of these products. Please follow the manufacturer’s printed instructions for the products listed above.
Precautions: Avoid abrasive cleaners such as Ajax, Comet, and anything containing Cerium Oxide. Products containing ammonia are not recommended.
Hydrofluoric, Phosphoric Acids are corrosive to glass surfaces and should not be used.
Do not use abrasive brushes, razor blades or sharp objects which may scratch the glass. Squeegee use is always recommended.
Diamon Fusion is a two-step process applied to the glass which creates a chemical reaction which bonds to the glass to form an ultra-thin protective layer of optically clear durable material, making the surface significantly easier to clean and more resistant to weathering. Here are some benefits…Reduces cleaning by up to 90%, 20% more brilliance, impact and scratch resistant, protection of the surface from stains, scratches and other damage, a more hygienic home by reducing mold and bacteria, revitalization to maintain “like new” performance, if desired, is easy and effective, 10X more water repellent, UV stable, permanent surface protection and 100% optically clear. Diamon Fusion is a permanently applied product with a limited lifetime warranty through Diamon Fusion International.
CRL Glass Cleaner
CRL Glass Cleaners are long-time favorites of customers. They are non-ammoniated glass cleaners that have effective cleaning agents that leave glass sparkling clean. Shower Door Installation recommends glass foam cleaner (or other similar non-ammonia glass cleaners) which provide a streak-free shine.
Surface Protector will actually seal the pores of glass, porcelain, ceramic, plastics, polished metals, fiberglass, and marble to make the surface water, soil, and stain resistant. The clear coating guards against the adhesion and build-up of dirt, grime, mold, mildew, rust and mineral deposits. Surface Protector permits the practice of preventive maintenance, reducing costly cleaning, repairs, and replacement. Simply spray on and polish off. Florida Shower Doors recommends this product to help keep glass shower enclosures clean upon installation.
Bio-Clean works wonders on showers by tackling the toughest jobs to make your job easy. Bio-Clean is the professional solution to remove soap scum, hard water stains, calcium, mineral deposits and grime on your bathtub, shower door or anywhere else in your bath. Florida Shower Doors recommends Bio-Clean for a thorough cleaning and if a build-up of water spots, soap scum, or grime is noticeable.
Windex is one of the proven ways to clean shower doors and it still works remarkably. Spray down the shower doors with Windex and then wipe off with a soft cloth. Florida Shower Doors recommends using non-ammonia Windex to keep your glass in top shape.
Soft Scrub Lemon
Glass shower doors can really add a touch of sophistication and luxury to your bathroom design. Keep them looking their best with a cleaning product that’s tough on stains, yet gentle enough for daily use. Try Soft Scrub Lemon’s Total Bath & Bowl Spray, Bleach Cleaner Gel, or Mold & Mildew Stain Remover Spray.