Fight against limestone
Limestone is everywhere in the house. At least, it quickly piles up in all areas of water. It is found in kitchen sinks and faucets, in household appliances, in the shower and bathtub of a bathroom or even in the mechanisms of toilets. And obviously, it is not without consequence as for the maintenance and the lifespan of the materials on which it is established. To overcome it, discover a miracle recipe made from healthy and natural products. In two steps three movements, you will obtain an effective, ecological and economical household product. What more ?
To create your household scale inhibitor solution, you will need a few things, including:
- White vinegar: formidable anti-limescale, it dissolves tartar almost by itself. And it also has the advantage of being a disinfectant, a degreaser and making the dishes shine!
- Baking soda: Another magic product of the house, it also helps to reduce the calcium content of the water. It is therefore a great ally for descaling when combined with white vinegar!
- Essential oils: lemon, peppermint, radiated eucalyptus, tea tree ... Essential oils will above all deodorize the surfaces to be cleaned. But they also have their own benefits. Tea tree essential oil, for example, is known for its anti fungal qualities. Eucalyptus is renowned for its antibacterial and antiseptic functions. A lemon juice can also be complementary to essential oils.
- A spray bottle to be able to spray it easily.
Preparing the anti-lime solution
In a container, pour a glass of white vinegar and add two tablespoons of baking soda. Mix and add 5 drops per essential oil. One or two essential oils are sufficient for the preparation. The solution may start to foam when the elements come into contact. Pass your preparation through a funnel and all you have to do is pour the mixture into your bottle. Top up with a little water, shake and you are done with a homemade and natural scale inhibitor! You can use it to remove scale present in the kitchen and in the bathroom but also to clean and make your surfaces shine every day.
Be careful though, since white vinegar is abrasive, it can damage certain fragile materials such as porous surfaces composed of stone or marble.