Hard water stain removal

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  1. boarcity

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    would this work? a friend of a friend has offered me a drum of hydrochloric acid, gratis . i would read up on using it properly IF i use it

    any acid boys out there ?
     
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  2. Posh

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    Viakal for me. Very good stuff.
     
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    Winsol 550 contain acid
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID
    HYDROFLUORIC ACID
     
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  4. H MAN

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    This how we remove hard water stains check it out !
     
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    Thats a great video wcb, i want some of that stuff, whats it called again? o_O
     
  6. H MAN

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    Not sure if you have it in the UK.
    Called One Restore.
     
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    No, its not in the UK, I contacted the manufacturer earlier this year to see if it was.
     
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    I have used it on stubborn stains on PVC and I have read, but not yet tried myself, that it can help remove lead staining on glass.

    It can help clean rust staining and corrosion stains off metal window frames.

    NOTE: Trust me, It burns your skin if you get it on you.
     
  9. boarcity

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    i finally got round to using the hydrochloric acid aforementioned. used it yesterday on a hard water stained window. this window was as badly stained as they come . tipped out a little on a rag and wiped it on over the whole glass pane

    boy it gave off toxic fumes so glad we were outdoors.

    anyhow i left it on about 30 seconds then soaped up and squeegeed off , it came up like new glass! Amazing, But defo i will be buying gloves for next time cos i know its lethal stuff . just thought id share this
     
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    Lemons mate, lemons lemons and lemons!!

    Seriously, cut it in half, and rub it on the window, keep going, it will take 3-4 lemons and 20 minutes but a lot more friendly than Hydrochloric acids.
     
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