What is hard water stain?

Calcium and magnesium are forcing the water to become “hard.” These minerals dissolves in your water source      from rocks under the earth’s surface. When the water evaporates, it leaves chalky white residue behind which   called Hard water stain, Hard water stain is also known by limescale, mineral deposits, mineral buildup.

Are hard water stains permanent?

Hard water stains has to be properly removed regularly. The longer we allow the stain to sit on its surface, the harder it will be to remove. If we allow stain  to remain for long time it can become permanent and hard to remove and can etch your glass.

This is how can you remove hard water stain from your window or shower glass

There are multiple home remedies to remove hard water stain from our every day hard water stains. I have seen people use lemon or lime juice, Cheap white vinegar, Baking soda, Alcohol, or even white wine to remove hard water stains.
My favorite one is Vinegar, you can simply mix it with water, soak your towel in the solution, and rub the solution into the stained area of your glass and let it sit there, you need to repeat this process multiple times until the stains are disappears.

Are hard water stains dangerous?

Hard water is high in dissolved minerals, specifically calcium and magnesium. Hard water is not a health risk however boiling the hard water will remove calcium and magnesium ions from the water, and so removes the hardness of water.

What is main source of hard water stain on the windows?

Being in this business and managing a local and Professional window cleaning company in Houston, TX allowed me to learn thing or two about windows and how to keep them away from hard waters, one of the main reason for hard water stain built up on windows  is the improper installation of sprinkler system. When sprinkler sprays water to windows daily or other day and it is not being cleaned out or dried, it will stay on your windows and leave residue behind.  I suggest when your sprinkler system is on and running next time, make sure all are directed and spraying water away from your windows.

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