Today produces a large number of special funds, including some that are quite expensive, designed for the removal of plaque. Need to know what they are based on acid is the worst enemy of lime. Most interesting is that the acid can be found in almost any kitchen.
Open your fridge and inspect its contents. A slice of not very fresh lemon is suitable for cleaning glass or crystal glassware, but for pipes and faucets, covered with thick limescale, this would not be enough. Here you can use regular vinegar. Dilute it with water in the ratio 1:1 and can start processing the surfaces of pipes.
If you are dealing with stainless steel, then you first treat a small area because some of its varieties by the reaction with acid is covered with dark spots, which then cannot be removed. When significant contamination of the surfaces of the tubes can use vinegar, which is a 25% solution of acetic acid. Try to avoid inhaling the fumes and getting essences on the skin surface.
Here, for example, can be cleaned from plaque shower. Put it together with hose in a waterproof package, fill the latter with water followed by the addition of acetic acid. Then the contents of the package, place in a bowl or bucket. After about half an hour limescale starts to flake off. The remaining large fragments can be removed using a wood spatula.
Advice 2 : How to remove limescale
The presence of minerals and lime in drinking water leads to the formation of lime deposits on some surfaces that interact with drinking water. Depending on water hardness, limescale deposits can appear after a few weeks or months. Chemical means for removal of plaque can damage the protective enamel. Get rid of limescale with the help of improvised means.
You will need
- - Vinegar;
- - Lemon.
To remove limescale threaded connections with soul, no need to use cleaning products and tools. Just put up a soul in a container of very hot water or under a stream of hot air. The water temperature should be 100 degrees - then you can easily remove limescale manually. This method is suitable for chrome-plated and plastic pipes.
For the elimination of lime deposits, you can use a 5% solution of acetic or oxalic acid. This tool is much better and faster will remove plaque than other chemicals. It is important when working with acid caution, avoiding its contact with skin. Clean the surfaces of the acetic acid in small doses.
Small limescale that has formed on the surface of plates or glasses, can be cleaned using citric acid. For this it is enough to RUB plaque place a small slice of lemon, after rinse with warm water.
To remove limescale from kettle, pour a Cup of vinegar. Fill with water to the maximum level and boil. The scum is gone, there will be only rinse thoroughly under running water.
For the removal of old yellow plaque with a bowl pour the vinegar and leave overnight. Will remain in the morning rinse with water and go brush. Your toilet will Shine with extraordinary brightness.
Do not forget about precautionary measures, protect your hands with rubber gloves and avoid contact with eyes vinegar and acid.
Advice 3 : How to clean lime
Lime is made by firing rocks. Widely used for whitewashing walls and ceiling. Before applying a new layer of whitewash or before finishing the walls of Wallpaper, tiling the entire old layer of lime must be washed. It is a difficult question.
You will need
- - spatula;
- - rag;
- iron brush;
- grinding machine;
- - sandpaper;
- - detergent for dishes;
- - chlorine-containing agent;
- - vegetable oil;
- - cellophane.
Before beginning the work of removing the lime from the surfaces, prepare everything you need: a brush on a stick, trowel, bucket, cleaning products and detergents, vegetable oil.
Begin removing the old layer of lime with a spatula. The maximum scour the entire layer, which began to move away from the wall or ceiling. In addition to spatula you can use iron brush or sander with sandpaper. So less dust, moisten the whole layer of warm lime water.
After removal of the base layer start the regular wash. Add hot water a tablespoon of detergent for dishes. Dampen the rag and rinse the lime from top to bottom. First, rinse all the lime from the ceiling, then proceed to wash the walls.
Systematically change the water in the bucket, rinse cloth in clean water and wash the walls and ceiling until, until the entire layer of whitewash won't wash off. If you find it difficult to wash off the plaster with a cloth, then brush on a long stick and carry out flushing with a brush.
If after cleaning the walls you need to hold their alignment, then use the putty. Apply it with a spatula and smooth with a trowel boards.
Never do finish the walls other materials to the old layer of lime, as over time the old layer begins to move away along with pasted with Wallpaper or tiles.
If you need bleach to wash floors or tile, add 7 litres of hot water 100 g of vegetable oil, thoroughly clean the surface. Then pour it in a bucket of clean water, add 1 tablespoon of detergent for dishes or a few drops of chlorine-based products. Again clean all surfaces.
To minimize work after washout of lime whitewash, cover all surfaces with old Newspapers or cellophane. You will just carefully remove from the floor with the materials and throw them in the trash.