Category: Bathroom Blogs

FEB
18

How to Clean Your Shower Head

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Think about the last time you took a shower. How did the showerhead perform? When you first installed your showerhead, you likely got great pressure and the water flowed in the correct direction. However, over time, mineral deposits can build up in the showerhead and the water may start squirting in all directions or even clog up completely. When this happens, you have poor water pressure or low flow and will not feel as clean as you would like. Luckily, you do not necessarily have to replace it; there are a few ways you can return the flow to your showerhead and help make certain your family can enjoy a nice, relaxing shower.

Remove lime deposits from shower head

Massage It – If you have a showerhead with “rubber nubs” on the front of it, you may be able to clean these and remove the mineral deposits by simply rubbing them. Massage these rubber nubs and loosen the deposits””giving your nozzle its pressure back.

Soak It – Choose a quality product for removing minerals (often a rust stain removal product will work well) and soak your showerhead in this. Have a little patience and after the soaking in one of these rust removers, rinse the showerhead well. This can be the ideal solution for the most problems.

Clean the Filter Screen – If all else fails, you may need to take the showerhead apart. Some showerheads have a filter screen inside that will collect minerals over time. Follow your user manual and take the showerhead apart. Then you can brush the filter screen off or soak it in the same rust removal product and then rinse it clean. Just make certain you hold on to all the parts of the showerhead, otherwise you will not be able to get things back together as they should be.

Even the most difficult of these tasks are not that complicated. You just need to put in a little effort and you can return your showerhead to its like new condition. It is well worth the work you put into it. After all, there is nothing more relaxing and refreshing than a shower when the shower has adequate pressure and flow!


OCT
14

How to Remove Scary Rust Stains in the Sink

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One of the worst ways to start your day is staring at a dirty, unpleasant rust stain in the sink while you are brushing your teeth. Those pesky rust stains do not just wipe away, and the longer you let them sit, the worse they get. However, it is possible to get rid of them””if you know how to get rid of rust, the right way.

  • Don’t Keep Doing the Same Old Thing – You’ve tried bathroom cleaners, home remedies and other products over and over. They may reduce the stains, but they do not completely remove the rust. Luckily, trying a new product may help. Super Iron Out is not the same old cleaner. It is designed for one purpose””to remove rust from the surface. Rust in sink
  • Tools Matter – While you may be able to get some results by just using an old towel or cloth, a good scrub brush or scouring pad can help. Just make sure you choose a tool that will not harm the surface of your sink. You should be able to find this out by reading the owner’s manual.
  • Apply Elbow Grease – Using Super Iron Out is easy, simply wet the area that needs to be cleaned. Apply the powder to damp sponge or cloth and rub lightly until stains are gone. Don't forget to rinse after the stains have been removed. Save your elbow and use Super Iron Out.
  • Stay at It – Rust removal is not a one-time job. You will need to stick with it. Remove the rust in your sink today and check again next week. Chances are the stains will reappear. Do not give up, just stick with it and see what you can do to reduce the chances it will come back (like fixing that annoying leak!). Use Super Iron Out as needed when stains reappear.

Once you understand how to remove rust stains, you will find that it is well worth your effort to get rid of them. Just remember, as the old saying goes: “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Once you have a nice, clean, rust-free sink, keep it that way. By taking proactive measures, you can avoid the buildup of rust that will cause you frustration as well as hard work.