Removing Hard Water Spots from Refrigerator

How do I remove hard water spots from a refrigerator water tray?

By Ollie from Modesto

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Pour vinegar over the spots and let soak about an hour. Use an old toothbrush to scrub the spots.

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My mother-in-law has very hard water. She is unable to hook up her water softener to her fridge where she has water and ice on the door (a side by side). The whole back panel is loaded with white water spots that will not come off. Any ideas to get the spots off the black plastic?

Sandy from CT

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Removing Hard Water Spots from Refrigerator

We have what is known as scaling, which is little flakes of limestone, in our water, and we run white vinegar through our coffee pot every so often to clean it. This sounds like it might work for you. (11/18/2008)

By Inshane

Removing Hard Water Spots from Refrigerator

I first microwave vinegar to make it warm and soak a sponge in it. That should work, it's what I do for my dishwasher and fish tank, we have well water, it is very hard. (11/18/2008)

By superwoman

Removing Hard Water Spots from Refrigerator

If vinegar will not do the trick, try CLR. (11/19/2008)

By louel53

Removing Hard Water Spots from Refrigerator

I use spray Lime-A-Way. Then wipe clean. It works great! (11/20/2008)

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