Have you tried them? Just wondered if they actually work, I hate cleaning glass shower doors, but nothing I've made up seems to work like the stuff from the store, so I got excited when I saw your post!!
Whatever the very first product ("Clean Shower"?) was, it worked pretty well, but that very first product is apparently no longer available. I may try the first recipe, as I received some Jet Dry as a sample with a dishwasher, and didn't want to use it in the dishwasher when I saw the price of it--vinegar is a lot cheaper if you want a rinse aid.... Although the key is to actually spray right after a shower, and unless you are always the last person in the shower, people either forget, or just won't, so it doesn't get done on a regular basis. The other thing to think of is how much time it takes you to spray the entire shower every day, versus cleaning the shower every week (counting "active" time of spraying, scrubbing, and rinsing, but not wait time). It may actually take you longer to spray than total cleaning!
I think the easiest way to keep the shower cleaner longer is to not use bar soap, but most guys just will NOT use squirt soap/body shampoo (actually a mild detergent, these days) for some reason.
I have seen recipes that also say take your favorite all-purpose cleaner and dilute it half and half with isopropyl alcohol.
Another option is to install one of those spring-type shower rods inside your shower door, and hang up a plastic shower curtain--keeps the glass doors much cleaner. I leave all the rings on, but put that end of it in a pillowcase, rubberband it shut, then wash it in hot water with the towels.
1 part water
1 part white vinegar
1 part isopropyl alcohol
couple drops of dish soap
Mix in a spray bottle
I spray the walls after I shower, then squeegee.
We use bar soap, and I find that this recipe does not prevent the buildup of soap film but does prevent mildew on caulk. I still give the shower a scrubbing once a month with a mild vegetable-based liquid detergent concentrate and baking soda.
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