Lime on taps: just wipe with a paper towel to remove it

Limescale in faucets is an inevitable household problem. Faucets are prone to building up unsightly white deposits due to constant contact with hard water. As a result, the external surface of the faucet is not a pleasant appearance, not to mention the breakdowns that may occur. The good news is that it is not necessary to invest in expensive descaling products. A simple paper towel will solve the problem.

Lime on taps: just wipe with a paper towel to remove it.

Of course, you’ll need another secret product for the paper towel trick to work. Basically, you need a square of kitchen paper and a citric acid solution.

Pour 150 g of citric acid into 1 liter of water;
Put some on absorbent paper until completely soaked;
Rub the paper over any tap marks or scratches;
Make sure that the paper comes into contact with the surface of the tap so that the product penetrates;
Wrap it with a sheet of plastic wrap to stabilize it;
Wait a few hours and remove the plastic wrap;
Prepare an old toothbrush and scrub;
Rinse and dry with a microfiber cloth;
Use a pinch of citric acid to optimize the action of the product.
The secret of this trick

The secret lies in the descaling action of citric acid. You can not only use this method to remove limescale from taps, but also to thoroughly clean the dishwasher or washing machine.

Plus, it’s a proven method for cleaning bathroom surfaces. For example, toilets, showers and tiles.

In addition to citric acid, you can use vinegar or lemon to remove limescale from affected surfaces.