How to Remove 7 Different Types of Stains
Stains can be stubborn sometimes, here are some tips on how to remove different types of stubborn stains:
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1- How to remove hard water stains
Hard water stains can be confused with soap scum that doesn’t wash off. If a regular cleaning detergent doesn’t remove the stain then you know that it’s more than ordinary soap scum.
To remove hard water stains, you’ll need a hard water stain remover; these can contain harsh chemicals so use them with caution.
Thoroughly wash the surface, then apply the hard water stain remover as a thin paste with a super soft scourer. Continue to scrub in all directions for at least 3 minutes before washing again. If the stain is not removed on your first try, repeat the process again.
2- How to remove bore water stains from glass
A hard water stain can appear as a droplet or as a general haziness on glass. Once again, use a hard water stain remover and super soft scourer to remove the water stains; bore water can have minerals in it. Use the same process as above but don’t allow the solution to dry or sit on window frames, wash it off immediately if it comes into contact.
3- How to remove hard water stains from shower glass
To remove hard water stains from shower glass, you’ll need to use a hard water stain remover as average bathroom cleaner won’t do the job. Hard water stains in the shower are tough but can be removed using the above process; remember to avoid surrounding surfaces.
To clean toilet stains, you can use a mixture of borax and vinegar. Here’s how to clean a stained toilet:
- Pour 1/4 cup of Borax into the bowl and swish it around with a toilet brush
- Then add one cup of vinegar and allow the mixture to sit in the bowl for about 20 minutes
- Finish by scrubbing the bowl with a toilet brush to remove remaining stains
To remove hard water stains from the toilet a hard water stain remover is required, as hard water stains in the toilet are more stubborn.
5- How to remove water stains from carpet
Floor stains can be a nightmare, but removing water stains from carpet is doable. Here’s how to remove water stains:
- Pour one cup of water 1/4 teaspoon of mild dish detergent into a spray bottle
- Spray the solution onto a dry, soft cloth
- Dab the water stain gently but rapidly with the cloth until the stain absorbs the liquid and begins to break up. As the stain loosens, begin dabbing with a dry section of the cloth
6- How to clean a stained bathtub
An easy natural DIY solution is to sprinkle the tub with baking soda and spray on a vinegar and water solution. Let the mixture bubble for a few minutes then clean off.
Not sure how to clean stained tiles? Here’s how to remove stains from tiles:
A mixture of baking soda, hydrogen peroxide and soap will do the trick if applied with a toothbrush to get into all the crevices.
White stains caused from bleach can be removed by using hydrogen peroxide, the tile stain will disappear if left overnight.
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