4.1
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Brand:
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Model:
978636
Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner

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Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner
 
4.1

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

It lowers the boom on the most powerful contenders!

Years ago, when I was shopping around for my condo, it took a lot of looking (usually on hot, summer nights after work) to find something desirable that I could...Read complete review

Years ago, when I was shopping around for my condo, it took a lot of looking (usually on hot, summer nights after work) to find something desirable that I could afford.  Back in 1986, a lot of sellers were driving a hard bargain and so I was surprised when the agent showed me a basically nice, three-and-a-half-room place in a secure building, located in a quiet neighborhood and only a block away from a 15-minute El trip to the Loop.  It was cheap too, because the place had been on sale for a long time. 

Part of the problem was that the condo had been rented for years by a landlady who lived in  fancier, remotely removed digs and shirked repairs or upkeep on her 3-1/2 room money-maker.  Apparently, the occupant had just been handing over the rent, afraid to complain or even mention any property problems.  There she had lived, for all those years, nervously **chainsmoking up a storm**.  After I had taken possession (because I couldn't pass up a deal like that), I had to discard the dirty "window treatments", have the walls scrubbed and freshly painted, steam (and eventually replace the carpet), and frantically scrub the bathroom.  Chainsmoking by-products had permeated the grout between the ceramic tiles and seemed resistant to everything.  I even tried laying down new grout over the old, which looked better for a while, but didn't last.  The only way the bathroom is ever going to really sparkle again is if I replace all the tiles (something I haven't been able to afford yet).  Until then, here is something that has helped ... **KaBoom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner**. 

**WHAT THIS IS**

**KaBoom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner ** is a clear liquid cleaning agent which contains no phosphates and depends on organic acid, surfactants and fragrance to produce a productive and not unpleasant cleaning experience.  True to the label information, there are no harsh fumes but this is powerful stuff, nevertheless, and consumers would be well advised to heed the precautions outlined on the label.  Folks with sensitive skin may want to protect their hands with gloves and everyone should avoid getting this in their eyes, preferably working in a ventilated area.  (If you have a bathroom fan, it will come in handy now.)  Rinse away with water and don't mix with use of other household products such as bleach or mildew stain removers.

**KaBoom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner **diligently applied has done wonders for my ceramic tile, especially after I gave it a chance to work for a few minutes before scrubbing and rinsing it off.  Diligently used, it will create a definite dent in soap scum, dirt, hard water buildup, calcium, lime and rust stains.  In addition to tiled walls, this stuff is effective on bathroom countertops, tubs, and sinks.  It is not for use on frosted glass, aluminum or galvanized metal, natural marble or stone, Mexican or terra cotta tiles and reglazed surfaces,

**MY VIEWPOINT:**

**KaBoom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner** has helped a lot and possesses many fine qualities.  The Orange Glo Company can well be proud of this product.  I find that there are other bathroom cleaners which actually work better on different parts of the room but **Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner** will always be a part of my (infrequently used) arsenal of cleaning products and I recommend it to other people who are no threat to Martha Stewart.

Performance
Tackles the toughest jobs successfully!

Scent
Not bad for a cleaning product. You don't want to inhale too much of anything like this

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Yuck!

When I bought this I was really hopeful that it would work like "Zap" (if you do not remember Zap it was a cleaner that smelled horrible awful but worked so...Read complete review

When I bought this I was really hopeful that it would work like "Zap" (if you do not remember Zap it was a cleaner that smelled horrible awful but worked so brilliantly that I forgave the bad smell!) It had some similarities that made me think that it was a replacement for Zap or at least made by the same people (I do not know if it is or not.) The only thing that it has like Zap is the horrible pungent I-am-going-to-die-by-the-smell-of-this-cleaner odor.  It cleans, but only moderately.  I haven't seen any thing from it that makes me say wow.  I used it on my tile walls and it seems that I get better effect out of some of the other cleaners that I use. Given that fact I really wouldn't bother buying it again. I have only bought it once and I have had the same bottle forever because I just stopped using it.  I really just need to throw it out as I will probably never use it again. I just was not impressed.

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5.0

kaboom is great

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from USA

Comments about Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner:

i love kaboom. I love how it cleaned the hardest discoloration and grime in the shower tiles and tub. I also sprayed some on the metal parts and also the shower head and it works like magic. Plus i buy the one without the bleach smell. It light on scent. I even used it to clean the bathroom and kitchen sinks. Since I do not like the strong smell of bleach and nor do i want my baby having to breath in the smell of bleach or any strong chemicals. I like how this product has worked wonders in our apartment. I highly recommend this product to anyone who is looking for an effective and safe product to use in your homes, apartments, etc. I buy mine at target, which is very much affordable. In our cleaning products closet we have a lot of their products for the toilet, shower, bathtub, etc. So we are totally their fans

Performance
Went from lightly discolored to white like its new. Due to the fact I have to scrub the showers and bath tub every other day since i have to give my baby girl a shower i feel rest assured knowing it keeps my shower and tub clean and not left with any smells once i air it out for a minutes.

Scent
I am happy with the lightly scented product for sure. I am very sensitive to smell so i am very pleased that the scent is very light as long as you do not buy the one with bleach.

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5.0

Kaboom

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from USA

Comments about Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner:

What can I say I love Kaboom. It is a stable in my household. It cleans well and it is gentle. For people like me with allergies and sensitivity to cleaners with harsh chemicals this is great. I spray Kaboom in on my bathroom tiles and let it sit for about 10 minutes. I get a rag then I wipe it off and my bathroom tiles are clean, shiny and dirty free. I purchase this product for about 3.99 at my local market and sometimes if I have a coupon it can be less. This product works and I would recommend it to everyone.

Performance
The performance is effective. Cleans up any soap scum you may have and leaves a clean tub along with a fresh smell. This is a multipurpose cleaner. I even use it on my carpets.

Scent
Very light scent. If you have allergies or asthma this will not aggravate your condition. It doesn't smell like bleach or ammonia. It has a nice clean smell. I have sensitive skin too and this doesn't not aggravate it in any way.

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4.0

Kaboom is a ka-dud

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from Trenton, NJ

Comments about Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner:

This is another cleaning product that I have found makes claims it doesn;t deliver on. Kaboom makes claims that it is a very effective cleaning product and works on tough cleaning challenges. I bought it hoping that would be the case, but found that it was just about the same as most other cleaners on the market. It doesn't stand out against the others and really disappointed me, based on the advertising. The spray bottle works ok and the smell is generally pleasant. I found Kaboom to be a little pricey and not effective enough to warrant the extra cost. Even when on sale, it doesn't stand out more than other products, which makes this one a product I stay away from. This is not to say I wouldn't use it, but I wouldn't go out of my way to buy it based on price and effectiveness. Kaboom has a clever name that doesn't live up to it's hype. I wish it weren't the case, but unfortunately it is.

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4.0

This stuff works, but not as well as the commercial shows!

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from Puyallup, WA

Comments about Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner:

This bathroom cleaner does a good job of cleaning, but I wouldn't say that it works as well as the commercial shows. I find that I have to spray this on an area and let it sit for awhile before scrubbing it off. The only thing that I wouldn't let it sit on is metal. It helps with soap scum, dirt, germs, hard water build up and stains. I wouldn't say that it does the best job with rust marks. It does need to be used in a ventilated area. The scent is a little strong and different. It's not the best scent. I probably won't be using this product a lot in the future. I have just found other products that work better. It really isn't a bad bathroom cleaner though. It does the job of getting areas in your bathroom clean and germ free. If you haven't given it a try you might really like it.

Performance
It does a pretty good job of cleaning areas in your bathroom.

Scent
This doesn't have a great scent to it, but it could be worse.

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4.0

Ka-What?

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from Dallas, TX

Comments about Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner:

I must confess that this bottle caught my eye due to the purple coloring. That is my favorite color, and I will always stop to look at anything that is purple. The name inspired confidence that it would be able to eradicate my soap scum and hard water stains. I wanted to first try it out on my bathroom, including the bath tub, countertops, floor and toilets. If it could pass that test, then I was sure it would be fantastic for the rest of my home.
Sadly, Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner did not pass the test and will not get the pleasure of cleaning my kitchen floors.
We have hard water that quickly stains our drains and toilet bowl. Additionally, the hardness of the water causes soap scum to stick around and harden on the porcelain.
Not only was I not impressed with Kaboom's inability to remove soap scup and hard water stains, it also did not even make a dent in some patches of mildew. Therefore, I question whether it even disinfects anything. Furthermore, the handle was flimsy and the trigger felt like if I squeezed it too hard that it would break.

Performance
I had to go over all of the bathroom areas again with a stronger cleaner even after scrubbing until I broke a sweat with Kaboom.

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3.0

Should have known better.

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from Undisclosed

Comments about Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner:

I decided to try Kabom Shower, Tube, and Tile Cleaner because it isn't very expensive, and I wanted to see if it actually worked as well as the advertisements say. It doesn't. It was okay, but I had to spray a lot and leave it on for quite a while, and then I had to scrub pretty hard to get my shower clean. In the future, I'll stick to other proven products for bathroom cleaning.

Performance
You really have to spray a lot of this product to get good coverage, and then you need to leave it on for a lot longer than other products. My shower wasn't all that dirty when I used this product, but I had to scrub like it hadn't been cleaned in a very long time. I should have known that it was too good to be true based on the commercials, but I wanted to give it a try anyway just in case.

Scent
The scent is very strong and heavy. And since you have to spray so much, it really is overpowering. Make sure if you do try this product that you are in a very well-ventilated room.

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3.0

I was disappointed in this product

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from Wesley Chapel, FL

Comments about Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner:

I have never really had any problems with hard water stains and soap scum on the showers until our water softener broke. It was amazing how fast the shower started to look scummy and dirty. I bought this cleaner a few weeks ago as it seemed to be good for what I was looking for. I wanted something specific to hard water scum removal.
I sprayed this all over the wet shower walls and let it sit for about ten minutes before trying to wipe it off. First of all, the smell was horrible. It was not a clean smell, but more of a sour type smell that made my nose burn. I tried to wipe the cleaner off with a sponge and water, it did nothing. I then sprayed it again and scrubbed the walls with a hand scrub brush. It felt like I was just using plain water, nothing was coming off.
This product was a disappointment and did not work at all to remove the soap scum in my shower.

Performance
This product is not strong enough to remove soap scum or hard water stains. It may work better in small sinks that just need to be cleaned without any stains, but as far as large showers it doesn't work well at all.

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2.0

Not Impressed

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from USA

Comments about Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner:

I am a cleaning fanatic, especially in the bathroom. While shopping for a product to clean the tiles in my shower, I ran across Kaboom Shower, Tub and Tile Cleaner. The Kaboom is supposed to be great for hard water stains and build up. I purchased the cleaner and used it right away. I followed the recommended directions but was not impressed by the results. I found that the Kaboom was leaving a film on the shower walls and tub that I had to go back and scrub again. The Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner does have a pleasant clean fragrance when you are using it but it does not last long after you are finished cleaning. Kaboom does not work as good as the claims that I have seen on television. I myself, do not feel as tho the Kaboom is worth what it costs and will not purchase again. I think that this purchase was a total waste of money and I would not recommend Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner to anyone.

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4.0

Another Staple in my Home!

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from USA

Comments about Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner:

I recently began using this product, after being somewhat hesitant to try for no really good reason. I finally tried this product in the spray form and I did not like it that well. It was very watery, and did not appear to really penetrate surface dirt or build up like I thought it would.

Performance
I primarily used this product in my old son's bathroom for obvious reasons. I found that when using in the shower it ran down the shower because it was so watery. I am hesitant to say that it actually cleaned anything using that method. Or, it could be this particular product is best used for flat surfaces. I resorted to spraying it on a towel to use, which sort of defeated the purpose for me. It does work well when using on floor surfaces, especially in corners. It works exceptionally well on car tires.

Scent
I can not describe the scent of this product. It was not offensive or overpowering, but it was a very distinctive scent to it.

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3.0

Kaboom - was a bust as far as we could tell

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from Peoria, AZ

Comments about Kaboom Shower, Tub & Tile Cleaner:

After using this product in the bath and shower area we decided that the name was more powerful than what the cleaner really did. These area did not clean any easier and we actually spent more time than normal cleaning/

Performance
Kaboom did a average job of cleaning but nothing spectacular. Actually we thought that the porcelain was duller than normal and felt like we had not got the sink rinse well. I e ended up going over everything again using our old standby brand of cleaner. Kaboom certainly didn't make cleaning any easier and we were certainly disappointed with the product. So much so that we ended up pitching it later on.

Scent
One of the objections that I have to most cleaners for the home is the scent. I am asthmatic and these chemicals can really make breathing a challenge. I will say in Kaboom favor that the smell was not overpowering. It was just a light, clean and fresh smell, and was not overpowering,

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