How to Clean a Glass Block Shower

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Glass block shower walls provide a customizable, low-maintenance look for any bathroom. Glass blocks may be colored, etched, straight or curved. Clean soap scum and mildew from glass block with white vinegar for shine or use any nonabrasive household cleaner without worrying about damage to the surface. Dry the shower with a squeegee to prevent streaks and water spots.


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Step 1

Fill a spray bottle with white vinegar.

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Step 2

Spray the glass block shower thoroughly with the white vinegar. Allow it to sit for five to 10 minutes to loosen any soap scum.

Step 3

Scrub the grout with a grout brush to remove any stains or mildew.

Step 4

Wipe the glass block shower with a damp microfiber cloth.

Step 5

Rinse the glass block with the shower head or fill a cup with water and pour it over the shower.

Step 6

Dry the glass block shower with a towel or run a squeegee horizontally along the walls, starting from the top and working your way down.


For super-tough stains and mildew, use a bleach or oxygen-powered shower cleaner in place of vinegar.

Dry the glass block shower with a squeegee between each shower to prevent buildup.



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