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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/5/2005 9:54:19 AM EDT
The water in San Antonio TX is from a limestone aquifer, when the water evaporates it leaves calcite and such behind.

Scrubbing Bubbles work on the tub but don't remove the build-up on the tile.

There is much 'harder' water than that here in SA, but still we have this semi-problem.

Thanks in advance.

Link Posted: 8/5/2005 9:54:54 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/5/2005 9:55:29 AM EDT by TheRedHorseman]
CLR or ZEP acid toilet bowl cleaner should do the trick

(I learned the bowl cleaner trick from MrClean4hire, it works well)
Link Posted: 8/5/2005 9:57:03 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/5/2005 9:57:53 AM EDT by out-a-ammo]

Calcium, lime and rust remover

Edit: Yeah, what he said
Link Posted: 8/5/2005 12:06:46 PM EDT
Once you get it clean you may want to keep it that way.
Where I live we have a high mineral content in the water. It, like yours, leaves a film on the wall if allowed to evapoate by itself. We simply wipe the shower down with the towel you use to dry with. Keeps not only the film off but prevents mold/mildew as well.
As a big plus the kids hate doing it so it gives me a good reason to be stern with um.
Link Posted: 8/5/2005 12:08:06 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/5/2005 12:11:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/5/2005 12:12:27 PM EDT by topher]
very carefully ^ lol
Link Posted: 8/5/2005 12:12:29 PM EDT

Originally Posted By chooper:

Yep! That'll do it!
Link Posted: 8/5/2005 2:12:23 PM EDT
One thing to remember about LimeAway and such.

Lime is a key ingredient in cement and grout. Use such harsh chemicals carefully, usually deluted a bit, and remove them as soon as possible. Don't let them eat your grout away.
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