How to keep the shower head from clogging when taking a shower
Do you feel exhausted every time you finish a day at work? At this time, nothing can save yourself more than taking a hot bath.
But wait，is out of water? This shower tick tick tick, what's the matter?
Showers blocked by stubborn limescale are always annoying, but after using the handheld shower heads for a long time, blockages are inevitable. Take a look at the following heart-wrenching experiences, how many have you experienced?
Ordinary families are more suitable for showers with metal nozzles and keep the good habit of cleaning and descaling frequently. At the same time, the frequency of cleaning is best in a month. Let's see, what are the good tricks for handheld shower heads descaling?
1. Directly remove the handheld shower heads for cleaning
Most of the blockage of the shower is because the scale is too thick. Therefore, removing the filter for filtering impurities is the most direct method. In the face of detachable shower heads, cleaning the interior is relatively simple.
TIPS: The dismantling method depends on the structure
Plastic handheld shower heads generally adopt a movable design, and only need to rotate to unscrew and remove the parts that absorb scale such as filters, and then install them after cleaning; while for metal shower heads, tools or special opening equipment may be required，it can be disassembled smoothly only with assistance; however, some showers cannot be disassembled, and it is not recommended to forcibly dismantle them.
2. Chemical descaling method: soaking and scrubbing in all-purpose white vinegar
The formation of scale is mainly due to the reaction of calcium and magnesium ions dissolved in water into water-insoluble calcium carbonate and magnesium hydroxide, thereby blocking the shower head. The acetic acid in white vinegar can make these two water-insoluble substances into water-soluble substances, and the purpose of removing scale is achieved by washing with water.
TIPS: Do not use strong acid when cleaning
Pour white vinegar and water in a ratio of 1:1, then put the shower head in and soak for about 2 hours. After soaking, brush with a toothbrush and rinse with water; if you find hard water deposits, you can use lemon slices do further scrubbing, but never use strong acids or other strong cleaners as they can erode.
Finally, giving you some maintenance tips to make the shower more durable.
1. Properly installed
If you want the shower to serve us better and ensure the service life of the nozzle, friends who have heating lamp at home should not install the shower directly under the heating lamp, and the distance is preferably more than 60cm, because high temperature and ultraviolet light will speed up shower is aging.
2. Careful maintenance
Starts with prevention. After showering, develop a good habit of wiping the water outlet with a dry towel, which can effectively prevent scale residue. In addition, the shower head has been in a hot and humid space for a long time, and the hardware quality is not good enough, and it is easy to "rust". Doing maintenance work can effectively reduce rust and bursting, and it is durable and long-lasting.
3. Daily maintenance
In order to keep the shower as clean as ever, we can regularly wipe it with flour on the electroplated surface, then rinse it off, and it will keep its beautiful appearance. For the water outlet holes of rubber materials, you can gently rub with your fingers. For metal materials such as stainless steel and copper, you can use a paper clip to unclog the water outlet holes.
Taking a bath is an indispensable process in daily life. How can the wonderful time to release oneself be deviated from the rhythm by the limescale? Learn some practical tips and join the descaling battle.
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