By Joyce from Beloit, WI
I just cleaned my chrome bathroom light fixture using vinegar and 0000 steel wool. Easy and cheap, be sure you only use 0000 steel wool or it may scratch.
We have these spots on our chrome fixtures in our bathtub/shower. It's impossible to remove. Any recommendations out there?
Eric from Houston, TX
If you have a heavy build up, then cover the area with paper towels and saturate them with full strength vinegar. About every 5-10 minutes give it a little rub and reapply vinegar as needed. I do this while I'm doing my weekly cleaning. It also works on dish drainers, sinks, and tubs. Do not use harsh chemicals on chrome because it will eat the finish, and always rinse off the vinegar well when you are done. (06/11/2007)
You do need to be careful of the surrounding services like fiberglass or grout that might want to absorb the mineral deposits that used to be on your fixture. This generally happens when the fixture isn't absolutely dry when you use the aluminum foil. It seems water dribbles out of crevices of faucet or shower fixtures. Plus it's possible that the foil might scratch the fiberglass. It works on the chrome, just be careful of other surfaces. (09/05/2008)
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