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Hard Water Stains - Cheap Ways to Remove Them From Taps and Faucets!
by Patrick Henry

If you've ever wondered how to remove those hard water stains and limescale from your taps and faucets without using potentially dangerous chemicals then read on...

Knowing some simple, natural ways to remove them can save you a lot of time and effort...not to mention money! Before we had the manufactured chemicals of today, people used some very simple solutions to remove them which are still just as effective today. They are easy to create, easy to use and can be flushed down the toilet when you're finished with them!

Natural Formulas to Use:

1. Equal parts water & white vinegar plus a squeeze of lemon juice

2. Mixture of a small amount of white vinegar and baking soda (for scrubbing)

Method to Use:

1. Fill any type of plastic bag large enough to submerge the faucet with the water, white vinegar and lemon juice mixture.

2. Fasten the bag over the faucet with duct tape, rubber bands; whatever you can find around the house that will hold it tightly.

3. Let the faucet soak in the solution overnight or for a few hours.

4. Remove the bag, repeat as necessary.

5. Rinse and wipe dry with a paper towel to restore the sparkle.


For the area around the edge of the sink a towel soaked in the vinegar solution to dissolve any hard water stains works fantastically well (or see alternative method below). Stubborn stains or deposits of dirt under the edges of the faucet can be scrubbed with an old toothbrush using a mixture of vinegar and baking soda (just enough vinegar to make a paste).

Warm Regards,
Patrick Henry

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Patrick Henry BEng (Hons), is a recognised industry expert in removing hard water stains. With an honours degree in Chemical Engineering, he teaches people how to remove stubborn hard water stains and limescale using a step by step guide. He is author of the ebook "Hard Water Stain Removal Secrets Revealed". Complete information on his popular ebook is available from his web site. And while your there, don't forget to subscribe to his FREE report on the reasons why hard water is such a problem in so many areas of the world.

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