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#296275 - 09/02/08 10:23 AM Tips for taps  
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Looking for easy cleaning tips for sink taps (other than clr)



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#296277 - 09/02/08 10:25 AM Re: Tips for taps [Re: tacogirl]  
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Are you talking about hard water deposits?? We use plain white vinegar . . works well.


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#296278 - 09/02/08 10:26 AM Re: Tips for taps [Re: KC Jayhawk]  
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Jane....the taps need cleaning smile


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#296279 - 09/02/08 10:26 AM Re: Tips for taps [Re: KC Jayhawk]  
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vinegar with salt


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#296280 - 09/02/08 10:33 AM Re: Tips for taps [Re: terrielinn]  
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Thanks all.

Talking minor rust and sometimes start to see blueish bits on it. Likely hard water deposits too. Will try vinegar. That is one thing among many that needs regular attention.


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#296282 - 09/02/08 10:36 AM Re: Tips for taps [Re: tacogirl]  
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Rust and calcium require different treatments, but as I've never cleaned anything other than a dinner plate, I'll let someone who does housework tell you.....

Over to you KC


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#296283 - 09/02/08 10:38 AM Re: Tips for taps [Re: pugwash]  
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I've used vinegar before and noticed it works a lot faster if you heat it first. Very actively removes calcium stains. Iron-out works for iron stains.

#296302 - 09/02/08 11:19 AM Re: Tips for taps [Re: jhill123]  
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If you aren't worried about the finish and need to scrub the area, a piece of fine screen works really well


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#296303 - 09/02/08 11:25 AM Re: Tips for taps [Re: Leah-Ann]  
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TG, I'm starting to worry about you. You are doing way to much housework!!! Sun, sand, blue water and cold drinks await you and TB!!!1


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