Addressing Hard Water Stains on Your Bathtubs and Sinks

Addressing Hard Water Stains on Your Bathtubs and Sinks - Addressing Hard Water Stains on Your Bathtubs and Sinks

If you’ve ever noticed unsightly brown or white spots on your bathtubs and/or sinks, then you’ve probably got hard water stains. Although they may not be harmful, these stains are ugly and difficult to remove. The ScaleBlaster electronic descaling system is a hard water descaler that works as a limescale eliminator while preventing new scale from forming. While an electronic water descaler can be used to prevent future hard water stains, you will still need to address existing stains. Our next series of articles will discuss hard water stains and how to get rid of them.

Hard Water Stains: What Are They and Why Do They Form?

Hard water contains high levels of minerals, such as calcium and magnesium. These minerals can cause staining on surfaces like bathtubs and sinks. Hard water stains are usually white or gray in color and can be difficult to remove.

There are a few reasons why hard water causes stains. First, the minerals in hard water can build up on surfaces over time. This buildup can create a barrier that prevents soap and other cleaners from working effectively. Second, the high mineral content of hard water can actually etch into some surfaces, causing permanent damage. Minerals in hard water can sometimes even react with cleaning products to create new stains.

If you already have hard water stains in your tubs and sinks, there are a few things you can do to prevent them from getting worse:

  • Avoid using harsh cleaners or scrubbing pads that could scratch the surface of your tub.
  • Wipe up any spills as soon as possible so they don’t have a chance to set in and stain the surface.
  • Make sure you rinse off your tub after each use so that soap residue doesn’t have a chance to build up and cause more staining.

Our next article will cover various ways to remove hard water stains from your bathtub.

ScaleBlaster is the world’s premier electronic water descaler that is an ecofriendly water softener alternative designed to address and eliminate the problems associated with hard water. Our residential models are extremely popular with homeowners. We also have commercial and industrial hard water descaling solutions as well. Residential models of the ScaleBlaster electronic descaling system can be purchased in-store at Home Depot and online at Lowes and Home Depot. If you want to learn more about our commercial and industrial hard water descaler models, contact the commercial / industrial ScaleBlaster dealer nearest to you or e-mail today!