Many conscious homeowners these days are trying to use non-chemical products to clean their homes. Baking soda and vinegar are the two most used.
Here in Georgia, we are fortunate to have only slightly hard water. Believe it or not, hard water is a very common problem in many homes.
Essentially, hard water has a high mineral content. Per Wikipedia, "Hard water is formed when water percolates through deposits of limestone and chalk which are largely made up of calcium and magnesium carbonates."
For most homeowners, a problem with hard water is in the stains that it leaves behind. Especially on clear glass shower walls. But there are solutions to fix the problem and if you are looking for natural solutions, then this article is for you.
Removing Hard Water Stains With Vinegar
Yes, you can successfully remove hard water stains using vinegar. Here's how.
For glass or ceramic surfaces:
1) Mix enough baking soda and vinegar to make a thick paste (like the consistency of toothpaste). Note that it will foam up - you can wait for the foam to die down or go ahead and use it while it's still foaming.
2) Apply this mixture to your glass with a sponge and scrub (use circular motions)
3) Wipe them clean
1) Generously spray the glass with distilled white vinegar
2) Use a sponge or bath scrubber to scrub the glass with baking soda
These two very easy to make and use methods will give you that shiny clean bathroom that you deserve without the chemicals.
If you have any questions about hard water in your home, call Atlantis Plumbing today at 770-505-8570. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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