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5 Easy Cleaning Tips for Metal

Metal Faucet

If you have an unsightly white ring (or two) around your faucet, don't be embarrassed. Practically every metal faucet gets these calcium buildups, and they just take a little elbow grease to get out. Don't jump towards harsh and expensive chemical treatments; all you need to chase the rings away is every green-cleaner's best friend: lemon juice.

After juicing a lemon for a recipe or beverage, don't just toss the remnants into the trash. Holding a lemon half (or wedge) by the peel side, rub the flesh over a faucet blemished with calcium (water) stains to remove them. Your sink will be sparkling like new -- and smelling unbelievably fresh.