Friday, 2 September 2011

Natural vs Chemical Water Stain Removers

Many natural and chemical agents can act as a water stain remover and could be effective against iron, calcium and other deposits left on solid surfaces. You should select carefully these removers, however, because the fabric involved might cause damage to more delicate surfaces. This possibility goes with the acidic cleaners, but also applies to some natural agents like vinegar.

Water stains on fabrics are usually caused by the displacing of finishing agents used in garments. Water displaces the agents and causes them to create rings on the surface of the material. To remove water stains from fabrics such as Acrylic Fabric, Acetate, Fiberglass, Linen, Cotton, Carpet (wool or synthetic), Olefin, Rayon, Nylon, Polyester, Spandex, Wool, Silk or Triacetate, moisten the whole area with water and let it dry. You can also remove water stains by putting the area up to the steam of a kettle at boiling. The garment can be pressed while it is still moist as long as the material is safe for ironing.

Water stains on silver can be eliminated with hot and soapy water. Use a soft and clean cloth to rinse and dry right away after cleaning.

With wood, proceed with rubbing non-gel toothpaste directly on the stain. Remove the toothpaste with a clean cloth afterwards. You can also cover the stain with a clean cloth and press an iron over the cloth to get rid of the water stain from the wood.

To remove water stains on stone surfaces such as granite, masonry, limestone and concrete, mix washing detergent and water. Scrub the water stain using a brush or cloth. Rinse well and allow it to dry afterwards.

To get rid of water stains from household surfaces such as Aluminium, Copper, Porcelain or Vinyl and make them fantastic clean, add a small amount of white vinegar to warm water. Immerse a sponge or cloth in the mixture and use it to wipe the stain. Rinse it properly and allow it to dry.

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