Are you surprised to find calcium deposits on your showerhead? Well, don’t worry. It’s not your only concern. It’s not uncommon for calcium buildup on showerheads to cause hard water.
There are several steps you can take to get rid of calcium deposits so you can enjoy your shower experience again.
This article will show you how to remove calcium deposits from your showerhead using vinegar and baking soda.
We recommend that you review our guide if you are looking to buy a dual head for your shower.
STEP 1: COLLECT ALL YOUR SUPPLIES
You will first need to gather all the supplies you will need for removing calcium deposits. Start by buying a few bottles of vinegar and baking soda from the grocery store.
A toothbrush or other stiff-bristled brush, dish soap, scrubber pads with nylon bristles, rubbing alcohol, or white vinegar are all necessary.
Next, get a large bucket that has plenty of water so you can rinse the items as necessary. Grab an old towel from your laundry pile, as you’ll be getting wet.
STEP 2 – REMOVE YOUR SHOWER HEIGHT
Next, you will need to take out your showerhead. The flow-control valve can be removed from your existing single or double shower head by unscrewing it. You may also remove the compression nut at its end with pliers.
STEP 3: If you can’t remove the showerhead,
You can remove the showerhead by filling a Ziploc bag or large zip bag with vinegar. To seal the bag, tie a knot at one corner. Then slip it over your showerhead.
STEPS 4: REMOVE YOUR BAG
You can take the bag off your showerhead after a few hours, or overnight. Rinse the vinegar with water. There won’t be any calcium on the surface.
STEP 5: CLEAN YOUR SHOWER HEART
The final step is to rinse your shower head with warm water. Next, use a toothbrush and scrub all of the corners and crevices.
You can use CLR or another calcium remover product to make your shower head look better.
STEP 6: REATTACH THE SHOWERHEAD
After you’ve completed these steps, you can remove your showerhead and then put it back on. !
Don’t forget about turning on your showerhead to check for calcium buildup. Start over if there is calcium buildup
You should be able to see if your steps were successful after a few days. Just make sure you continue them every month, as calcium deposits are inevitable.
We have great tips to help you get rid of calcium deposits from your showerhead. It can be frustrating to see hard water leave spots on tiles or soap scum build-up, making it look dirty.
You are not the only one! One of our readers commented on how tired they were of spending hundreds of dollars every month just to maintain their bathrooms clean.