How to Clean Limescale From Granite

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How to Clean Limescale From Granite
Remove limescale from granite with vinegar and water. (granite image by Aleksey Bakaleev from

Limescale settles onto a variety of granite surfaces near water in your home, including sinks, bathtubs and countertops. To remove it, you must use a safe procedure that does not damage the granite. Most commercial limescale removers are chemically based and unsafe for use on granite. Instead, use a natural limescale remover.

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Things you need

  • Water
  • Vinegar
  • Cleaning rags
  • Cloth
  • Bowl

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  1. 1

    Mix three parts water and one part white vinegar in a bowl.

  2. 2

    Dip a cleaning rag into bowl, saturate the cloth thoroughly and squeeze the cloth out over the bowl to release some of the excess water and vinegar.

  3. 3

    Place the cloth over the area of the limescale build-up and let sit for 20 seconds.

  4. 4

    Wipe the area with a damp rag with water only, followed by a dry cloth.

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