Get Rid of Lime Deposits using Eco-Friendly Products

Get rid of lime deposits using 2 items from your pantry ~ vinegar and salt.
Befores and Afters
Lime deposit on kitchen faucet ~ before
Kitchen Faucet After
slather on the salt and vinegar
Mary Beth @ The How to Home
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  • Gail Webster Gail Webster on May 31, 2020

    Can you do the salt and vinegar method if the faucet is sitting on granite counters, without damaging the counter tops?

  • Cindy Timms Cindy Timms on Aug 31, 2021

    Just curious but can you use distilled white vinegar or does have to be Heinz cleaning vinegar?

  • Peggy L Burnette Peggy L Burnette on Oct 08, 2022

    Can this combo be used in toilets? We live on a well and have horrible lime buildup on our toilets. Thanks

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  • This is fab..i bought mine latly..Was so surprised in how good it is..i used it to clean pennys lol..uploading my result on hometalk as i was amazed!..Thanks for shareing other ways to clean with it. Its magic lol 👍

  • Kiply Prescott Clair Kiply Prescott Clair on Oct 08, 2020

    Is this safe to use on oil rubbed bronze faucets?

    (also, our window manufacturer's info says not to use vinegar on our specific windows -glad I read those, as I often use vinegar for cleaning-, so folks should check with the instructions of their appliances, etc.)

    • Juel fuel Juel fuel on May 25, 2021

      I recently read where vinegar can break down rubber seals/parts on the dishwasher and to avoid using it for that reason. Of course this occurs over extended use I assume