Have you ever have a plate that you just love but, somehow this plate becomes stained and rather ugly. This is how it happens. If you notice a change in the colour of your plates. One of the reasons could be water.
Hard water, which is tapped water is high in calcium a mineral that is also found in water and if used over time will cause changes in your plate’s colour and even on your showerheads, bathroom tile, and faucets.
So, as you can see, all that plaque is called calcium build-up. Now, that’s an awful sight. In this article, we are going to be removing this from our plates.No one should be eating from that!
In the previous article, you will see how to prevent this from forming on your faucets, shower doors, and even on the walls of your shower. Let us take a stroll down to see how to solve this issue once and for all.
REMOVING THE STAIN
Removing the stain is simpler than you could ever imagine. All you need to do is to make a mixture of bleach and water. The safe thing to do is to use one tablespoon of bleach to each cup of water. This measurement is based on how many dishes you will be treating.
Use the sink to soak the dishes while still using the same measurement. Soak for three hours. By then you should see the stains fading if not gone.
Drain the water from the sink. Wash the dishes thoroughly and place them to dry. If you prefer you can wash them in the dishwasher to save you some time.
WHAT ABOUT PLASTIC DISHES?
You may ask this question as this stain Is more common. Plastic dishes are stained by almost anything and everything. However, this is treatable.
BLEACH, this is an excellent solution for treating stains on plastic too. Make the same solution as mentioned before. with the treating process, your dishes will be back to looking like new.
HOW TO PREVENT WATER STAINS ON YOUR DISHES
Take it easy on the detergent. Excessive use of detergent can cause water stains. It’s funny, but when you think you’re doing good your actually ruining your dishes now, that’s a downer!
DON’T OVERLOAD YOUR DISHWASHER
Getting those dishes to fit in one cycle sounds clever but that’s not good for the dishes. If you should look deeper, The crammed dishes won’t allow the water to dry in other words won’t allow enough heat and air to flow between.
At the end of the cycle, water will still remain on the plates, therefore, forming an ugly stain. Using a water softener is also ideal or simply hand trying the dishes.
We have come to the end of removing water stains from our dishes. I guess you didn’t know it was that simple and you have also learned how to prevent them, Isn’t that amazing!
We hope that these tips will be helpful to you. Please let us know and share your ideas too. See you soon