How to Clean a Plastic Shower Pan

The shower pan is the tray floor of your shower. Many pans are textured and seem to attract dirt. Just like a bathtub, plastic shower pans collect soap scum. To keep the shower pan clean, you need only a few items and a little time.

Cleaning A Dirty Plastic Shower Pan

Step 1

Spray a dry shower floor with WD-40 and let it soak in for a few minutes.

Step 2

Scrub the floor with a scrubbing brush. A dish-scrubbing brush will be fine for this project.

Step 3

Rinse the shower pan floor with warm water. The floor will be slippery.

Step 4

Sprinkle the entire shower pan floor with baking soda. Scrub the floor, using the soda and warm water. Keep scrubbing until the floor is no longer slick.

Maintenance Cleaning A Plastic Shower Pan

Step 1

Fill a spray bottle with undiluted white vinegar.

Step 2

Spray the plastic shower pan floor with undiluted white vinegar.

Step 3

Wipe the floor with a damp sponge.

Lisa Duncan

Lisa Duncan is a freelance writer based in Maryland who contributes articles related to computers, health, and fitness. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from University of Delaware and a Master of Arts degree in computer fraud investigations from George Washington University.