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sevenseas Wed 10-Nov-10 10:07:42

Hi, tried to clean the bath with descaler but now left with marks even worse than before... seems to have scaled the bath rather than cleaned it.

Any idea what I could use to get the descaler off???

FernieB Wed 10-Nov-10 10:49:48

Try white vinegar! Also is an excellent descaler itself. I use it in my kettle, on taps and to clean a lot of stuff too.

mousymouse Wed 10-Nov-10 11:30:55

if it is a metal bath with emaille coating I*m afraid you have ruined it. you can*t use proper descaler on emaille, just mild cream cleaner and elbow grease...

sevenseas Wed 10-Nov-10 11:43:15

bugger. it is a metal bath. so nothing can be done? sad

LoveInAColdClimate Wed 10-Nov-10 12:37:18

I think you can get enamel baths re-enamelled? But probably not much confort, sorry sad

sevenseas Wed 10-Nov-10 16:58:08

Yes, you can get them re-enamelled (have just been researching). There's also a DIY kit. Am so not DIY-capablefriendly though. Might just have to live with it.

canyou Wed 10-Nov-10 17:15:30

I got a do it yourself kit, it is hard work but does work but bath is cleaned with natural products and no d allowed in bath due to potential damage by their water toys me overprotective of my bath ?
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