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calcium and lime deposits

Posted by kelliegh (My Page) on
Thu, Nov 5, 09 at 16:08

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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RE: calcium and lime deposits

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.


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RE: calcium and lime deposits

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.


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RE: calcium and lime deposits

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.


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RE: calcium and lime deposits

Norwex sells a wonderful natural De-scaler which removes lime, calcium and rust. www.NorwexLady.com

Here is a link that might be useful: Norwex


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RE: calcium and lime deposits

magic eraser!!!!


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