Water stains in tile shower


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Old 11-17-02, 06:30 PM
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Water stains in tile shower

I have a white tile shower. The water in my area has some mineral that turns the grout reddish brown. Where I used to live in another town, the same thing happened but the stains were blue. Do you know of a cleaner that will remove the discoloration?
 
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Old 11-17-02, 06:54 PM
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bibbus,

Hard water deposits, dull discolored appearance:

A solution of a non-precipitating water conditioner in a spray bottle can be used for quick clean up to prevent buildup.
Apply an all-purpose cleaner, aerosol tile cleaner, or a vinegar water solution. Rinse with clean water and buff tiles with dry cloth to prevent water spots.

Avoid strong acids or hard abrasives as they may etch or scratch the tiles.
Mild abrasives can be used for stains on unglazed tiles (test first).
Commercial tile and bathroom cleaners are available for cleaning hard water deposits.

Hope this helps!
 
 

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