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How to Remove Water Spots

Household Surfaces

Follow these steps to remove water spots from 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:

  • Add a few drops of white vinegar to warm, sudsy water.
  • Dip a cloth or sponge in the warm, sudsy water and wipe the stain.
  • Rinse well and wipe dry.