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Are There any Better Way to Clean the Bathtub?
Old 08-08-2018, 06:13 AM
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I have a garden tub as I'm sure many of you have. I hate cleaning that thing because it's really big and deep and you have to lean way over and be on your knees to clean it out. I can't hardly reach every area personally. Not good for those with back problems and/or older in age.

Anyone know if there are any easier ways to clean it? My best way so far is cleaning it the moment you're done taking a bath because it's already wet so the hot water would have loosened up the oils and dirt along the sides and we're already in the tub, which makes it a tad easier. Anyone have any better ideas though for when you're not already in the tub?


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Old 08-08-2018, 06:17 AM
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ugh--i hate leaning over the tub to clean it, too!

once i wore grubbies (so bleach stains wouldn't bother) and sat in it to do it. i think it would have worked out better had i not taken up so much space!
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Old 08-08-2018, 07:02 AM
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Iíd never heard of a garden tub and had to look it up. I think theyíre beautiful, but Iím surprised you have such a large tub here in drought-stricken California where we constantly watch water usage.

Like tia, my most effective tub-cleaning is when Iím in it. I prefer before I take a bath because I make a mess of myself cleaning it.
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Old 08-08-2018, 07:27 AM
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I have a garden tub, also. I use an extendable tool with a scratchy sponge. This is the easiest way to clean it, short of getting in...
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Old 08-08-2018, 07:31 AM
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I didn't expect to have one either when I rented my place. That's one of the apt features of my apt complex. Plus, I rarely take baths personally. I'll choose to clean after the latest bath/shower so the dirt I just put it in it washed away too.


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Old 08-08-2018, 07:34 AM
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Does the usual Target or Walmart have that or is it your own makeshift item?
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Old 08-08-2018, 07:34 AM
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Magic Reach....the handle extends, so I can work from a comfortable position...and the business end swivels to get in all the curves and corners pretty well. You buy disposable scrubbie cloths to attach to the foot. Also great for shower walls.

I bought mine in a store, but have found that I have to purchase the disposable cloths on line.

It also does floors. I keep mine on a hook in the master bath.

Dh is losing hair due to chemo...I am trying to convince him to wipe down the whole shower floor with a terry washcloth after his shower.

I usually shower at the gym...but I agree that wiping things down right after a bath or shower seems to work the very best.
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Old 08-08-2018, 07:40 AM
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I also clean my garden tub with an extendable sponge tool. It works great!
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Old 08-08-2018, 07:44 AM
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I use a sponge mop to clean mine. Works great and I donít have to bend over to scrub!
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Thanks lisa53
Old 08-08-2018, 11:24 AM
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Thanks! I'm going to look that up.


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Old 08-08-2018, 06:14 PM
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What about a good old fashioned cotton mop? Looks like an octopus.

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