How to Remove Hard-Water Deposits From Plastic Showerheads

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Removing hard-water deposits from a plastic showerhead is done by first unscrewing it, soaking it in hot water and vinegar for about 45 minutes and then using a toothbrush to remove calcium buildup. Learn more with tips from a professional house cleaner... View Video Transcript

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Ann Myrick

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This is Ann Myrick and today I am going to show you how to take hard water deposits off of your showerhead. The showerhead comes off easily. You just need to unscrew it. I have hot water in my bucket. The hard water a lot of times it's a white crusty film that will go on your showerhead. That's from just the calcium deposits. The best way to do it is just to have hot boiling water and put in vinegar. You just want to put it in and soak it. You can soak it for about forty five minutes to an hour and then come back. For the sake of time I am going to go on and show you how to this. So, I would be careful about boiling water. Taking it out of the boiling water if I was going to do it this soon. But, if you leave it in for forty five minutes and the water has actually cooled down. Once it soaks you want to just go through with your toothbrush, if there's area's where it's still stuck. There is still some area's right in here where you want just take your toothbrush. Then I will want to rinse it really well with hot water. With a clean paper towel you will just dry it. Put it back on your shower. This is Ann Myrick and that is how to clean hard water deposits off your showerhead.