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$1.80 Woolies hack that transforms shower “in minutes”

$1.80 Woolies hack that transforms shower “in minutes”

A mum has cracked the ultimate cleaning code this week, discovering the perfect solution to a grimy shower that works in a matter of minutes.

If you have black shower grout, the solution seems to be sitting in pantries and cleaning cupboards this entire time.

Taking to Facebook to share the transformation, Paula showed off her shower and it instantly caught people’s attention.

Living in Victoria, the lockdown didn’t stop Paula from having a squeaky clean shower and she seemed to have the magic product sitting at home.

“I've cracked the code! And it only took minutes,” she wrote in a post that has since exploded on a cleaning Facebook page.

“Here's a [photo] of dirty grout in a rental, that was years old. This took me only a few minutes and not a lot of effort – I couldn't believe my eyes!”

Posting the before and after photos side by side, the first shot shows the shower with deep, black grout, and in the second, it was completely clean.

“After trying every product, and every 'formula' under the sun, I decided to experiment with my own,” she revealed in the post.

Paula mixed household bleach with bicarbonate soda, mixing it into a paste that got rid of the mould in seconds.

She then applied the paste to the grout with a toothbrush.

“In most places, I didn't even leave it,” she revealed. “Just a light brushing it was gone in an instant. Unbelievable.”

Hundreds of people commented on the post, praising the nifty mum for the hack.

“Looks great .. nice work,” one onlooker wrote. “I love bicarb it’s so versatile.”

“Amazing, thanks for the tip,” another shared. “I tried it on my bathroom floor tiles tonight and it worked a treat.”

“I also use this on the rubber area of the front loader washing machine, cleans up the mould beautifully,” another advised.

Paula revealed that she had finally come across the trick after ‘decades’ of trying different methods.