calcium and lime deposits

kellieghNovember 5, 2009

So i have tried Lime Away, CLR and Iron out. Nothing works. How do i get rid of many years old water (calcium, rust, lime scale, etc. stains?

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Try plain old white vinegar. Soak a cloth with it and set over the stain. Let sit for 2 or 3 hours wetting the cloth with more vinegar if it starts to dry.

    Bookmark   November 5, 2009 at 10:31PM
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Ditto, and then just lightly scrub it away with a brush. I encircle the faucet area of the sink with strips of paper towel soaked in vinegar. I remoisten the strips as necessary, and a couple of hours later remove the towel strips and scrub with an old toothbrush. The white mineral deposit comes right off.

    Bookmark   November 7, 2009 at 5:05PM
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Our calcium and lime deposits were way beyond anything vinegar could address. We found a product called Diamond Magic at a local hardware store. We had a thick calcium/lime layer on the shower doors. I wound up using the product with Grade 0000 steel wool on the glass. It took almost a month to get the doors clean. I keep a microfiber cloth near each sink and wipe off all water spots after use.

    Bookmark   November 8, 2009 at 4:27AM
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Norwex sells a wonderful natural De-scaler which removes lime, calcium and rust.

Here is a link that might be useful: Norwex

    Bookmark   November 8, 2009 at 11:04PM
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magic eraser!!!!

    Bookmark   January 13, 2010 at 10:21PM
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