Shower curtain is prone to wide variety of dirt and humidity that may lead the growing of mold. Regular cleaning is required in order to keep the curtain clean from any dirt, mold, and soap crust. Since the type of dirt and type of fabric for the curtain are various, the way on how cleaning it can be different from one curtain to another. These are some ways of cleaning that you can do for curtain in your bathroom.
Sometimes you just find that the dirt only located in some areas in the curtain. If so, then you only need to clean the affected area and leave the rest of curtain. You can use soft brush which is dipped to the mixture of water and chlorine bleach and use it to scrub the dirty area. Sprinkle little water in order to remove the remaining bleach. If you still spot any dirt, you can use vinegar on that area and rinse it water in the end.
If the dirt or mildew affected large area of the curtain, there are two ways of washing it which are using the bathtub and washing machine. If you prefer using the bathtub, you can fill half of it with water and add with chlorine bleach. Soak the curtain in the bathtub in about 30 minutes. Remove the water from the bathtub and rinse the curtain with clean water. Let the curtain dry. Meanwhile, if you use washing machine, you can use combine water with little amount of detergent and baking soda to clean it. Set the machine with gentle cycle. When the rinse cycle starts, you can add vinegar to the washing machine. When it is finished, take the curtain and remove the remaining water from the fabric. Hang in the cool space to dry the shower curtain.