I spotted a major offender, Duck Fresh Discs, (no, me neither) in my local Sainsbury's, which, in small print, claims to "prevent limescale
build-up" and then states "harmful to aquatic life with long-lasting effects".
4 5 Wear rubber gloves and get stuck in to properly clean a toilet To remove hard water and limescale
toilet stains, wear rubber gloves, flush the cistern and remove a mugful of water from the bowl - I use a tin mug -so you can see the rim of the limescale
The Orbit Softwater features a unique combination of metals which causes an electro-chemical catalytic reaction, neutralising the ability for calcium to form as limescale
in your water supply.
However, yucky-looking buildup does occur, and limescale
and mineral deposits can clog your showerhead and reduce the water flow.
3 KEEP THE DISHWASHER SPARKLING Empty a sachet of citric acid (available from chemists) into the detergent dispenser, then run on a hot cycle once a month to banish built-up grease and limescale
As part of its application, the Filano drops utilises a hydrophilic film that allows water droplets to slide off surfaces without leaving limescale
New types of kettles that do not fur up with limescale
could be developed following research that studied how stalagmites build up in caves.
SENTINEL COMMERCIAL has developed KalGUARD, a device that is reported to be scientifically proven to prevent limescale
formation without wasting water.
Cillit Bang Limescale
& Shine is on offer at Sainsbury's supermarkets with 50 per cent off.
Durapipe HTA also offers a 50 year design life due to the high quality material used in the manufacturing process which remains both limescale
and corrosion resistant.
Also in the spotlight is ModiSurf Clarity, which takes a new approach to modifying the nature of hard surfaces such as glass and polymerics to repel limescale
and reduce their tendency to mist up.
There is a removable limescale
filter, water window and capacity of 1.