Shower Fixture Water Stains / Spots

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Old 03-19-16, 12:45 PM
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Shower Fixture Water Stains / Spots

I have "stains" or "spots" on my chrome fixtures. I installed a full home water softener w/ chlorine removal a few months after install. I am not sure if that is related but seems relevant. The shower / bathroom is Carrara marble so I need to be careful of cleaning products.

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Old 03-19-16, 04:45 PM
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We used to use a product called Sheila Shine. It was just a polish.
 
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Old 03-19-16, 06:59 PM
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When it comes to high shine chrome it seems no matter what you do it will be necessary to consistently clean them. Just get into the habit after each use wipe them down with the towel you just used to dry off with. It works for us.
 
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Define "clean them"? Like any chrome based polish? What should I use?
 
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Sometimes a dry rag will remove the spots but all of it is only temporary.
 
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Old 03-20-16, 09:30 AM
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After each use (shower or just washing hands in sink) my wife got us into the habit of wiping off the faucet spout and bezel with the towel. We usually change towels daily anyway.
 
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I can do that but need to remove spots/stains now to start prevention.
 
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I don't know that there is any way to prevent it. I worked as a worker & a foreman for cleaning contractors in NYC office buildings for 23 years. I never saw a way to prevent spots on chromed fixtures. If you find a way, let me know.
 
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Get a good chrome cleaner from auto store or home improvement store. Something like Brasso. Do a Google search. There a literally hundreds of products for that purpose. Unless those spots had some type of etching chemical in them, a good polish should remove them.
 
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Brasso is temporary just like all other solutions.
 
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Excellent. I actually have used Eagle One Never Dull Wadding Polish (https://www.eagleone.com/nevr-dull-wadding-polish) that I used to use on my car's rims. I can reuse that and try and keep the chrome dry after shower. Thanks everyone.
 
 

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