No one likes marks on their shower glass, so the best shower squeegees are there to remove any annoying drips and droplets of H2O so your bathroom can look as spic and span as the rest of your home.
This tremendous tool has a flat, smooth rubber blade, used to remove or control the flow of liquid on a flat surface for fast results. And, depending on how hard the water is in your area, this scraping instrument can stop white calcium deposits from showing up on the glass panels in your cubicle or shower-over-bath setup, when looking at how to clean glass shower doors properly.
If you're a bit particular like us, you'll love that satisfying feeling of wiping down surfaces from top to bottom. But that's not to say you should settle for any ol' scraper. We've tried and tested the best shower squeegees based on material, weight, style and storage so you can swipe your panels to remove soap suds and shower spray.
The best shower squeegees for streak-free results
We could tell you how good this 3 volt-battery-operated Vileda Windowmatic shower squeegee is, or you could hear from an Instagram aficionado and cleanfluncer who knows everything from unclogging shower drains to making your bathroom sparkle using vinegar and ketchup!
'Use the Vileda Windomatic if you need to get to hard-to-reach places,' says Lynsey Crombie (opens in new tab), aka Lynsey Queen of Clean.
'The flexible neck ensures easy movement and coverage for streak-free cleaning. What’s unique to this one is it has a removable water tank, so you can clean it in your dishwasher. Mold can build up if you don’t clean the tank enough.'
'Your Vileda Windomatic you can bring upstairs! Use it on the bathroom mirror, the shower screen, tiles (after a quick wipe down with a wet microfiber cloth) and make it a regular habit – if you use it after each shower, it will take you less than two minutes to keep the bathroom clean.'
The Kärcher W6 Window Vac shower vacuum, effortlessly removes dirt and grime, leaving a sparkling, streak-free result and making tackling condensation on your bathroom mirror after your shower a breeze!
It can tackle stubborn toothpaste stains, watermarks, and fingerprint smudges from curious children. The latest most flexible model in the German brand's portfolio, this model features innovative blade technology and a longer battery running time of up to 100 minutes.
The new longer suction blade allows you to remove excess fluid from entire surfaces in just one charge. And, if you're uber-organized, you can plan your cleaning precisely thanks to the integrated LED display which indicates the remaining minutes of running time, so you won't have to deal with it cutting out or doing a half-done job.
We get it. Cleaning up, after you've cleaned yourself feels a little unfair. After all, that five minutes in the shower can be the most relaxing part of your day, so it feels counterproductive to have to do some chores after a luxurious lather.
But if you are going to get to grips with a shower squeegee, why not opt for a novel one? The Buddy Squeegee from Umbra, is a fun twist on a dull task; the creativity of its design makes the process more enjoyable.
Constructed with features like durable, white polypropylene, anti-rust technology, and a streak-free flexible silicone blade, this product maximizes efficiency and practicality. So if you're wondering make wiping down surfaces less tedious... Tada!
Used with the best shower cleaners, a smart shower squeegee is a great tool to have in your armory. And, we think this Oxo Good Grip model is literally your knight in shining armor. Made from stainless steel and silicone, this instrument wipes off tiles, mirrors, shower doors, and windows.
We particularly like the strong rubber grip this has, which won't slip out of your hands when wet. And, when you're done, has durable suction grips to store it.
When picking up a shower squeegee from a dollar store, we might not think about how it fits into our interior scheme. After all, it's cheap, has a simple job to do, and can be replaced right? But, if you want to be eco-friendly and stylish, why not consider a clear, modern, and design-led model that doesn't come in an unattractive colorway. More often than not, we don't think about these mass-produced plastic materials in weird and wonderful neon green shades, but by paying a little more, you can do your bit for the planet.
If you want something that sticks, this Command BATH32-SS-ES Shower Squeegee with Water-Resistant Strips, can be affixed to your washroom surfaces. If you're renting, this device is ideal for damage-free hanging. The adhesive strips even promise to be stronger than squeegees with suction cups.
Chic and shower squeegee are two things we'd usually never say in the same sentence. But this black blomus® shower squeegee with hanger, will keep your shower spotless while looking sophisticated too.
With durable stainless steel and silicone construction, this squeegee makes cleaning your shower a breeze. It also includes an over-the-glass handle for simple stowing. And while your squeegee and shower panels look this good – don't forget to clean grout and keep it gleaming too.
Plastic, stainless steel, and silicone might seem too bland for a stylish bathroom. But showers still need to be cleaned. So, why not upgrade your squeegee to a brass version? Sure, it's a little pricier, but this premium Ettore 10012 Solid Brass Squeegee, 12-Inch, but it'll look good as gold in both modern and retro bathrooms. Who knew statement squeegees existed?!
Stereotypically speaking, millennials don't get a good rap for being domestic. But if you've got an Insta-worthy pastel colorful bathroom – you'll want to own this Ettore 15102 Green Shower Sweep Squeegee. In cute shades like aqua and pastel purple, teens might be persuaded to tidy up after themselves too in your home, and in their university dorm. And as far as cleaning equipment goes, it could form part of their nest-fleeing or new home gift.
This compact Joseph and Joseph shower squeegee comes with its own storage holder that attaches securely to tiles or a glass shower screen via a suction cup on the reverse.
Not only does it provide a secure place to store the squeegee, but it also has an additional hook beneath, acting as a shower shelf for hanging a range of bathroom accessories, such as sponges, loofahs, back scrubbers, or washcloths. The shower squeegee itself has a comfortable handle and a full-width flexible blade for precisely cleaning glass and tiled surfaces.
Especially if there are petite members in your family, you'll want something that can reach every nook and cranny to ensure that everybody can contribute to the cleaning.
Rather than stepping on your tiptoes and risking an injury in a slippery tub or shower – let a lengthy, extendable apparatus do the work for you. This Universal Telescoping 23-inch Bathroom Squeegee, by Grand Fusion Housewares makes high corners and difficult-to-reach edges easy work.
How do I keep my shower glass spotless?
'If you deal with soap scum in the shower and/or find that weekly or bi-weekly cleaning isn’t enough to keep your shower clean, you might want to add a daily shower spray to your cleaning regimen,' says Becky Rapinchuk aka Clean Mama (opens in new tab).
'You can use a pre-mixed daily shower spray or make your own. My recipe smells fresh and clean in the shower, keeps soap scum and mildew away, and is super easy to mix up and use.'
'Using a daily shower spray will keep soap scum and mildew at bay and make it easier to clean your shower. Start with a clean shower first and then use the daily shower spray to keep scum and mildew away.'
'Mix half a cup of vodka, (you can use rubbing alcohol but I find that the vodka works better in this recipe), 1 cup of water, 10 drops of peppermint essential oil, and store in a spray bottle. Spray shower or tub daily after showering has occurred. No rinsing necessary. Optional: Use a squeegee at the end of your shower to remove excess water and to prevent water spots.'
Are shower squeegees worth it?
'Squeegee is more than just a silly-sounding word.' says Hagan Kappler, president of Merry Maids® (opens in new tab).
'In fact, it's a hot topic among many housekeeping circles: “Should I use a shower squeegee or is it a waste of time?” As it turns out, one of these inexpensive cleaning tools can really make a difference in keeping your bathroom walls and shower door free of soap scum and hard water stains.'
How to look after your shower squeegee
When looking at how to clean a shower – the best advice is to look after your tools!
'Shower squeegees are great and are perfect to keep in your shower so you can quickly get the water off as you leave the shower which will stop hard water build-up and limescale,' says Lynsey Crombie.
'But if you don’t give them a regular clean and keep them in a wet moist area they can grow mold, start to smell and wear out. If you have one, a window vacuum it can be a great asset to the bathroom as they really suck the water away leaving a streak-free finish, plus they are super easy to keep clean.'
'If you have bad hard water build-up or limescale on your shower door then liberally spray with white vinegar and leave for a good 20 minutes before rinsing off.'