- Nov 02, 2015
We've all seen those chalky white spots that can accumulate on faucets and glass shower doors. Hard water, also known as lime scale, is water with a high mineral content (usually calcium and magnesium carbonates). These minerals remain behind after water dries, leaving that nasty residue.
While hard water isn't bad to drink it can make the bathroom look spotty and dingy, leaving basic cleaning tasks difficult and frustrating. If you've got a build up of hard water, don't despair. In most cases, hard water spots can be removed.
Before taking on your hard water stains, keep in mind that some of the stains may also include soap scum buildup. Consequently, taking out hard water stains has many similarities to getting rid of soap scum.more