Find out how to get rid of limescale in the bathroom

Sooner or later, everyone will have to deal with the build up of limescale in the bathroom. For example, limescale on your shower door, tiles and taps. Removing limescale from the bathroom would seem a tricky job, but limescale is actually easy to clean. On this page we give you a number of tips for removing limescale from the bathroom.

How do you get limescale in the bathroom?


Limescale deposits form when water dries up. Particles remain behind on the surface. They are known as limescale. The water particles that produce the dull shine are the calcium and magnesium ions. Calcium and magnesium naturally occur in water. In some areas, there is more calcium and magnesium in the water, which means limescale forms faster. 

Limescale  on the shower door is often the first thing you notice. But limescale also occurs in the toilet bowl, on tiles, taps, the shower head and other parts of the bathroom. The more limescale you have in the bathroom, the more difficult it is to remove. That is why it's so important to clean the bathroom regularly. Read the tips below.

HG limescale remover foam spray

removing limescale in bathroomThere are some home remedies for removing limescale, which you can see in the below section. But these products are not that effective and there is a risk of damaging the finish of the tiling and other materials.

With HG limescale remover foam spray you can remove limescale quickly, easily and safely. This product is suitable for removing limescale from tiles, shower cubicles, synthetic bathtubs, washbasins, taps, shower heads and worktops. It also has a fresh fragrance. If you have trouble with especially stubborn limescale, you can also try HG limescale remover foam spray super powerful.

This is how you use HG limescale remover foam spray:

    1. Spray the foam on the surface with the limescale.
    2. Leave it to absorb, but never more than 5 minutes.
    3. Rinse the surface or wipe it off with a damp cloth.

With HG limescale remover spray, your bathroom shines like never before. Visit the product page for more information about the product.

3 DIY tips on how to remove limescale in the bathroom

HG limescale remover foam spray has been developed specifically for removing limescale from the bathroom. Various tips are shared on the internet, and you can try those to remove limescale from the bathroom. HG selected a number of tips. 

Remember, these are DIY tips. Be careful when you use these products. If you want to remove scale from the bathroom safely and effectively? Use HG limescale remover foam spray.

how to get rid of limescale in bathroom1. Remove limescale in the bathroom with cleaning vinegar

Cleaning vinegar is natural white vinegar with an extra processed step. It removes limescale and grease. To remove limescale you prepare a mixture of cleaning vinegar and water. Apply the mixture to the affected area you want to clean. 

To remove limescale on the shower door it is best to use a sponge. For limescale on tiles, it is best to use a brush. Do you have limescale on the shower head? Immerse the shower head in the mixture. That gives the dirt inside the shower head the chance to soak away. You can also see our tip on how to descale a shower head.

Now scrub the surfaces properly and rinse off with clean water. If you have a lot of limescale, you may have to repeat this a few times.

2. Remove limescale in the bathroom with cola 
Pour some cola on the floor, leave to absorb a few minutes and then mop up the cola. You can clean tiles on the wall with a clean cloth or a sponge soaked in cola. Wipe off the tiles, leave for a few minutes, and then clean the tiles with water.

3. Remove limescale with a fabric softener
Do you ask yourself, how to remove limescale from bathroom tiles? You can remove limescale on the shower door or bathroom tiles with a fabric softener. Pour a capful of fabric softener in a bucket of warm water. Use this mixture to wipe off the tiles and leave it to absorb for at least one hour. Then rinse thoroughly with hot water. 

If you have any more tips for removing limescale from the bathroom, feel free to let us know. You can also see how to descale a toilet and how to remove mould in the bathroom.

Frequently Asked Questions about removing limescale from the bathroom

How do you get limescale in the bathroom?

Limescale deposits form when water dries up. Particles remain behind on the surface. They are known as limescale. The water particles that produce the dull shine are the calcium and magnesium ions. Calcium and magnesium naturally occur in water. In some areas, there is more calcium and magnesium in the water, which means limescale forms faster.

How do I remove limescale from my bathroom?

You can go for DIY products, such as cleaning vinegar, cola or fabric softener. But to remove limescale safely and effectively, you should use HG limescale remover foam spray.

Which HG product do I use to remove limescale from bathroom tiles?

You can remove limescale from your bathroom tiles using HG limescale remover foam spray. Simply spray this onto the affected areas, then scrub clean using a brush. You can also use this product for tiles, shower cubicles, synthetic bathtubs, washbasins, taps, shower heads and worktops.

How can I remove really tough limescale?

Limescale can be difficult to remove, especially if you haven’t cleaned it for a while. Particularly limescale on the shower door. For stubborn limescale you use HG limescale remover foam spray super powerful.



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