Hard Water Stain Remover
This homemade household cleaning tips for HARD WATER STAIN REMOVER is just the thing you will want to try if hard water is a problem where you live. Hard water is water that has high mineral content compared to soft water. Hard water is formed when water percolates and goes through deposits of limestone and chalk which are mostly made up of calcium and magnesium carbonates. Because of this, the hard water leaves unsightly deposits all over sinks and faucets that can be difficult to remove. This simple homemade cleaning solution works wonders at removing the deposits and is super easy to make. You are most likely to have all of the ingredients for this house cleaning tips idea. You'll need a spray bottle filled with nearly half with white distilled vinegar. To the white distilled vinegar add about a 1/4 cup of lemon juice. Then fill up the remaining space in the spray bottle with a soap of-of your choice. Then shake up the bottle and soak the stubborn hard water stains away. You'll want to spray the stains and let sit for about 30 minutes. Then scrub away all the grime. For extremely hard water stains, try pouring a little baking soda on the tough stains first, then let sit for about five mins and rinse before spraying.
Using white distilled vinegar is a house cleaning tips and tricks idea that works for a variety of things around the house. White distilled vinegar is made from soured fruit juice, grain or wine and contains about five percent acetic acid, which makes vinegar a mild acid. The disinfectant properties of vinegar work well for all sorts of household cleaning projects. Vinegar is effective at cutting grease, removing stains, and as a water softener. Vinegar can also be used to dissolve mineral deposits, removing traces of soap, grease, removing mildew or wax build up, polishing some metals and as deodorizers. Vinegar can clean brick or stone, and can be used as an ingredient in some natural carpet cleaning solutions. Vinegar is typically used in a cleaning solution mixed with water, but can also be used straight.
Lemon juice is an excellent natural cleaning product. Lemon juice contains citric acid which is a deodorant and can be used to clean glass and to remove stains from aluminum and porcelain. Lemon juice cuts through grease and removes perspiration on other stains from clothing, and it is a milk lightener or bleach if used with sunlight. Lemon juice can also be used to help dissolve soap scum and hard water deposits. Lemon juice is also great for cleaning and shining up copper and brass. Lemon juice can be mixed with vinegar or baking soda to make cleaning pastes. Lemons can also be used to scrub dishes, surfaces, and stains. Lemon essential oil has antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal and cleansing properties. Lemon essential oil works well on odors and may also have whitening properties, although lemon juice probably works better for this. The best thing about using lemons for cleaning is the nice smell they leave behind.
Limes are also a powerful natural cleaning solution that is good at removing mineral build up and grease. Limes can be used in pretty much the same way as lemons in as all natural cleaners. Thank you to Ceara at DIY Confessions for sharing this house cleaning tips for hard water stain remover. This is just one of the house cleaning tips and tricks you will find on this site. Other useful topics you will find on the site include household cleaning tips, beauty ideas, recipes, green cleaning, life, crafts and so much more. *
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