Lime is used in water and sewage treatment to remove impurities and reduce acidity. While this is a great tool at the water treatment plant, it leaves mineral deposits in the drains of your sinks and tubs which can build up and clog them. Overexposure can cause health risks too.
To avoid hiring a plumber later or pouring harmful chemicals down the drain, fix the problem before it gets worse. Loosen mineral deposits on faucets by sponging on lemon juice, letting it soak in for a while, then scrubbing off.