‘It just wipes off!’ – Mrs Hinch fans share their tips for removing limescale from a faucet.


‘It just wipes off!’ – Mrs Hinch fans share their tips for removing limescale from a faucet.

LIMESCALE can be difficult to remove from a bathroom faucet, but a group of savvy cleaners have offered their tried-and-true methods for doing so.

Mrs Hinch, whose real name is Sophie Hinchliffe, rose to fame on social media as a cleaning phenomenon. Her Instagram feed has over four million followers thanks to her ingenious cleaning methods.

Cleaning fans have formed their own social media groups dedicated to discussing simple solutions for tackling daily domestic duties, inspired by her ingenious hacks.

Kerry Fowler, a Facebook user, was looking for tips on how to remove limescale from a bathroom tap.

Sarah Taylor responded to her article by recommending Viakal descale spray and adding, “clean with a coin.”

“Or try the natural method, scrape any significant build up with a 2p coin,” Louise Lister said.

“Some suggest split a lemon in half and place it in a bag over the faucet, or use white vinegar in the same way.”

Jan Evans also suggested that a 2p coin be used.

“You can remove off the limescale with it, just chip away the scale,” a Facebook user stated.

“If it’s really nasty, soak a kitchen towel in lemon juice and wrap it around the tap, then secure it inside a plastic bag with an elastic band to keep it in place,” Lynn Williams suggested.

Kerry Moore recommended soaking them in star drops white vinegar.

Lesly Fawcett suggested Kilrock Gel, noting that it “comes with a small brush inside.”

Wickes is selling Kilrock Thick Gel Limescale Remover for £2.48.

“Cloth soaked in white vinegar wrapped around tap,” Kirstie Inns advised.

Are you looking for a new house or just want to take a look around? Please enter your postcode here or go to InYourArea.com. “I normally leave mine for a half-hour or so while I’m doing other things, then it just wipes off when I return.” “Install a water softener and get rid of the acidic goods,” Penny Fenella said. To remove the limescale, social media user Kelly Horton suggested using Brillo soap pads.

“Leave for a few hours – works fantastic,” Alyson Graham suggested after using Toilet Duck.

Black Harpic was suggested by Fiona Cullen for the taps.

Jenna Cottam suggested scouring with a woollen scourer.

Limelite, according to Stefany Jayne Endean, can be used to eliminate limescale from taps.

Meanwhile, Sarah Lewis Brown suggested removing the limescale with CLR Calcium Lime & Rust Remover.


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