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How to clean a mira shower head

Updated February 21, 2017

Mira carries an attractive line of shower heads found in many bathrooms. As with any shower head, this is a part of the bathroom that is repeatedly in contact with moisture and humidity, making it a harbour for mould and mildew growth. When the shower head is left uncared for, a thick layer of black residue builds up, making your shower area look unclean and uncared for. A green cleaning solution cleans the Mira shower head, keeping it safe and looking brand new.

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Twist the shower head off of the shower unit.

Fill a cleaning bucket with a water and vinegar solution, using 1/2 cup white vinegar per 1 qt. of warm water.

Place the shower head into the bucket, and let it soak for 1 hour.

Remove the shower head from the bucket, and rinse with hot water.

Scrub any leftover residue with a cleaning rag dipped in the vinegar and water solution. Use a toothbrush to scrub in small crevices. The vinegar is a natural cleaning agent that also kills mould and mildew.

Rinse the shower head once more with hot water, and dry with a fresh cleaning cloth.


When you are unable to or do not have the time to remove the entire shower head, soak a cleaning rag in the vinegar and water solution, and wipe over the shower head to provide a quick cleaning that should suffice for routine cleaning.

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Things You'll Need

  • Vinegar
  • Water
  • Bucket
  • Cleaning rags
  • Old toothbrush

About the Author

Mel Frank is a professional freelance writer with over 15 years of writing experience. She has completed a wide variety of writing assignments for a number of publications that include CNN and various websites. Frank received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from a prestigious university in Pennsylvania.

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