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Immersion heater as a lime killer
July 2020

Immersion heater as a lime killer

Today a very unusual tip from me. After a colleague (chemist) explained to me how the temperature affects chemical processes, I abused the science shamefully for toilet cleaning. As: Take an...

Get fittings quickly spot free
July 2020

Get fittings quickly spot free

Corrosive. Your mother calls you in 10 minutes and you have not cleaned. A little hint: Faucets and sink / bathtub can get within 5 minutes lime and stain-free. Simply cheap toilet cleaner (-, 69...

Remove stubborn urine stone with citric acid
July 2020

Remove stubborn urine stone with citric acid

Since I found some tips against urine stone in the toilet, I have tried several. Unfortunately without success. So I experimented a bit with myself! Lo and behold, pure citric acid worked very well,...

Shower cabin becomes cloudy due to soap scraps? Stainless steel cleaner!
July 2020

Shower cabin becomes cloudy due to soap scraps? Stainless steel cleaner!

Every owner of a clear glass shower cabin knows the effect: Over time, the glass becomes increasingly dull, especially in the lower area, through soap, shampoo and shower gel deposits. Regular...

Clean toilet after the holiday
July 2020

Clean toilet after the holiday

When we go on vacation or just go away for a few days, I always put a small splash of dish soap in the toilet. This prevents the standing water from forming ugly edges. This saves you the tedious...

Descale toilet with washing machine descaler
July 2020

Descale toilet with washing machine descaler

Everyone knows the annoying lime problem in the toilet ... no matter how often you clean, below forms a fat limestone in the kink. So far, I've had boiling water at intervals and 3 to 5 denture...

Loo stinks? Clean with home-made curved toilet brush
July 2020

Loo stinks? Clean with home-made curved toilet brush

If unpleasant odors from the toilet bowl do not disappear even with the usual chemical means, you should clean the siphon in the back of the water castle. Because the dirt settles long term, and...

Clean fittings, tub, washbasin with oven spray
July 2020

Clean fittings, tub, washbasin with oven spray

I was annoyed for a long time about the dear family, which does not use liquid soap. With conventional soap bars that contain a lot of fat, an unattractive wax-like coating forms in no time, as the...

Flash-clean toilet bowl with vinegar
July 2020

Flash-clean toilet bowl with vinegar

In hard water, or sometimes by any circumstances, ugly deposits form under the rim in toilet bowls. To completely remove them without chemicals and long scrub I do the following: I take some sheets...

Clean calcified faucets / shower heads
July 2020

Clean calcified faucets / shower heads

We have very limy water here and unfortunately the water spouts of the taps often look white because they are so calcified. I do it this way: just put vinegar in a freezer bag (or any other plastic...