Cleaning faucet handles and drains in bath

jockewingAugust 22, 2008

I have well water at my home that leaves a brown residue on a lot of stuff. Somehow water got inside of the crystal faucet handles on my bath vanity and now there are brown stains inside. How can I get these out? Also, there is some kind of metallic buildup on the ring where the tubs drain that feels almost like rust. How can I get this stuff off?

Oh, one more thing--my brother used to stay at my house and smoked. He actually burned brown stains onto the sides of my tub and vanity top, which are white. Is there a way to get these brown burn marks off?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
dilly_dally

Magic Eraser too cig stains off the side of my tub. I guess people set their cigs down there while "reading".

I would suggest Zud for the mineral stains in the faucet handles. You'll have to take them off and apart. Just apply and let it sit and do its work. It has oxalic acid in it. Don't use it to "scrub" the plastic or glass handles as it also has abrasives in it. Zud works for rust stains in tubs too.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2008 at 12:41PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
rosabearr

Try some comet with bleach.

I use this to clean the sink,bathtub

It might take several times to get it clean

    Bookmark   August 27, 2008 at 3:33PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
aerion

I use a small hard bristled brush and some strong clorox type spray. It gets the crud out around the metal and the metal shines.

    Bookmark   November 16, 2008 at 9:25PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Pro Carpet Cleaning: Chemdry vs Steamer vs ??
Looking for a carpet cleaning service that does a good...
jsfox
hard water marks on glasses
Can anyone tell me how to clean hard water marks from...
MIStepMom
HELP! Clear Glass Shower Doors w/ hard water stains
I have extremely hard water and have clear glass shower...
kristinamaria
Removing Stains Caused by Stain Removers - Carpet
Hi all, What's the best way to remove stains on a Sofa,...
afrolawnmower
removing dog urine smell
My aister, who works full time, has had a live in nanny....
cearab
Sponsored Products
Concord Satin Nickel Wallmount Pot-filler Kitchen Faucet
Overstock.com
Lead the Way Lantern
$62.99 | Dot & Bo
Spanish Olive Large Wooden Serving Tray
Classic Hostess
Rectangular Porcelain Sink
MR Direct Sinks and Faucets
Unique Wash Basins By MaestroBath
maestrobath
Color Changing Mosaic 11" High LED Santa Holiday Lantern
$49.91 | Lamps Plus
Euro 8 inch (200mm) Kitchen Cabinet Bar Pull Oil Rubbed Bronze Finish
eModern Decor
Granville Trunks - Large
FRONTGATE
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™