Traces of limestone are inevitable especially on a sink that is in contact with water by definition. Using a water softener delays the traces of limestone, but how to get rid of them when they appear. It all depends on the material, here are some tips to make your sink shine like new.
Traces of limestone on a sink what to do to get rid of it?
Get rid of limestone on a stainless steel sink
Stainless steel requires regular maintenancebut not too aggressive because it is easily scratched. On a daily basis, rinse your sink after use and wipe it dry. You will thus delay the traces of limestone.
You can also use white vinegar and the lemon juice to prevent or remove traces of limestone. If there are many traces boil white vinegar and rub with a brush. Remember to open the window, because it stings eyes and throat!
If the sink has not been cleaned for a long time, make your scrubbing paste with 25 g of baking soda and 5 cl of lemon juice.
Put the mixture on a damp sponge and gently rub the stainless steel, making circles. If all these recipes are unsuccessful, use a mixture of water and hydrochloric acid. To handle with great care having read the instructions on the bottle of acid!
Get rid of limestone on other materials
On a daily basis, the ceramic sink is cleaned with a sponge soaked in water and washing-up detergent. To get rid of limestone you can scrub the walls of the sink with half a lemon. You can also use baking soda. If it is very dirty, spray a product to clean the oven. To make it shine, use a soft brush covered with anti-tartar toothpaste without forgetting to rinse thoroughly.
For sinks made of resin or acrylic compounds mixed with granite, daily maintenance is done with a sponge soaked in dishwashing liquid. When it is attacked by limestone it is necessary to ban the abrasive sponge and the detergents in powder. Prefer the clay stone, a product to clean windows or diluted white vinegar. Be careful, some black or colored resins do not support, bleach, vinegar, or lemon and are resistant to boiling liquids. Ask the manufacturer.
To remove traces of limestone on a stone sink pass a cloth soaked in cooking oil and a drop of lemon with circular gestures. If you have a glass sink you can use alcohol at 90°, White Spain, a glass cleaner or a mixture of white vinegar and oil.