The Inside Scoop On Removing Hard Water Stains

The Inside Scoop On Removing Hard Water Stains


In today’s corporate world, a majority of businesses are most concerned with keeping industry secrets to keep clients dependent and needy. Here at Allore’s Plumbing Services LLC, we don’t play by the rules of most businesses.

We’re here to give you the truth and nothing but the truth and give you the rundown on hard water stains — how to clean them and how to AVOID them!

What Is Hard Water?

hardwaterHard water is a result of built-up minerals such as calcium and magnesium getting into your water supply. This is often a rampant issue for homes located in areas without a main filtration system or for home’s that rely on wells for their water supply.

While it is perfectly safe to use, there are many downfalls of having hard water. From dry skin to weird smells, one of the most tedious side effects are the nasty stains that hard water may leave on different surfaces of your home. Read on to learn how to get rid of these ugly stains and live stress-free in your clean home!

Different Surfaces And How To Clean Them

The key to removing hard water stains off of different surfaces in your home is by using an acidic substance. However, different materials call for different techniques to clean them.

  • cleaningstainsPorcelain: Your toilet gets enough trauma during its lifetime in your home. The last thing it needs is a nasty ring caused by something preventable and so easy to clean. Start by applying a powdered multi-purpose cleaner, add some warm water, and scrub away the hard water stains.
  • Glass: When it comes to glass, vinegar can be your best friend. Create a simple natural solution, using vinegar and salt water, and scrub away at the stains and buildup caused by hard water. Glass is sensitive so be gentle while scrubbing. A little vinegar goes a long way.
  • Marble: Marble is a beautiful natural element, it doesn’t need additional minerals piling on top of it which is exactly what happens when your home has hard water. Luckily, a classic marble cleaner and a little scrubbing with a soft towel will do the trick.

Invest In A Water Softener Today

watersoftenerThanks to modern technology, hard water isn’t nearly as big of a problem as it used to be. Water softener systems can now be installed to soften hard water by extracting most of the minerals out of your water supply.

By investing in a quality water softener, you will relieve the stress and costs of all of the negative effects that hard water can cause. No longer will you have to suffer through these unbearable stains messing up your sinks, dishes, and toilets.

Using these effective methods, you can easily clean or avoid all together hard water stains in your home. As the great Oscar Wilde once said, “The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on” so share this article and spread the knowledge of the end to all hard water stains today!