soap scum

soap scum

1. A thin white or gray film of soap, dirt, and skin cells that accumulates around the shower, bathtub, or sink. I don't think the previous owners of this place ever cleaned their bathrooms properly. The soap scum in the bathtubs must have been an inch thick! This spray promises to wash away soap scum without any need to scrub!
2. An extremely repugnant, vile, wretched person. You're worse than a rat, worse than a maggot—you're nothing but soap scum! I would never let my daughter date soap scum like you!
See also: scum, soap
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The fizzing actions will help remove built-up grime, fats, oils and soap scum.
After removing the existing shower curtain, clean the tub and walls to remove any soap scum. Measure the tub ledge wall to wall and subtract 3/16th of an inch (to leave room for the wall channels) and transfer the measurement to the bottom rail track of the shower enclosure.
They can also tackle soap scum stains on bathroom fixtures, burnt-on messes on stovetop burners and more.
The hospitals were directed that bathroom fixtures including toilets, sinks, tubs and showers should be free of streaks, soil, strains and soap scum.
* "In response to the writer looking to clean soap scum off shower doors: Nothing works as well as dryer sheets.
If you have an issue with bathtub rings and soap scum, simply cut a grapefruit in half, sprinkle some rock salt on top and then scrub away.
plastic horse through the soap scum & fallen hair nests.
Keeping your walls clean is essential to ensure that you get the most out of your paint job - this is especially important near your stove and sink, as greasy deposits and soap scum can easily hinder the adhesion of the paint.
You pour it into the plughole, leave it for a few minutes then flush and it will blast hair, fat, grease and soap scum. Rather than every few months, the manufacturer recommends you put a small packet down plugholes every two weeks to keep them clear.
It produces both shine and hygienic cleanliness by removing surface residues like calcium, limescale, dirt deposits, and soap scum. It's good.
If you've ever applied foaming soap scum remover from a trigger pump bottle, you know it takes about 4,000 pumps to coat your entire shower.
Put lemon juice on a sponge and wipe shower doors to remove soap scum. Sparkle and shine.
It is specially formulated to melt away soap scum, hair & other build up while being safe for pipes and septic systems.
Q My glass shower door looks like it has soap scum on the bottom part of the glass.