W­ater is a clever element: Can't live with it, can't live without it. These stain removal techniques will allow you to stay hydrated while keeping your silver spot-free.

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water you find out that even it can stain your laundry and household surfaces.

Follow these tips to remove pesky water spots from a variety of materials:

  • Fabrics such as Acetate, Acrylic Fabric, Carpet (synthetic or wool), Cotton, Fiberglass, Linen, Modacrylic, Nylon, Olefin, Polyester, Rayon, Silk, Spandex, Triacetate and Wool
  • Household surfaces such as Acrylic Plastic, Aluminum, Asphalt, Ceramic Glass/Tile, Chromium, Copper, Cork, Glass, Linoleum, Paint (flat or gloss), Plexiglas, Polyurethane, Porcelain Dishes, Porcelain Fixtures, Stainless Steel, Tin, Vinyl Clothing, Vinyl Tile or Vinyl Wallcovering
  • Stone surfaces such as Alabaster, Bluestone Brick, Concrete, Flagstone, Granite, Limestone, Marble, Masonry Tile, Sandstone, Slate, Terrazzo
  • Leather or Suede
  • Silver
  • Wood