- - Maker
- - Citric acid or acetic acid
- - Soda
sale there are special mixes for descaling of kettle , butwhat to waste.Just take one bag of this mixture in your hands and read carefully its composition.You'll be amazed that there is not anything extraordinary find.The main ingredient of such mixtures is the most common citric acid.
Any water other than distilled, is composed of a certain percentage of mineral salts.The higher the percentage, the harder the water will be considered.Mitigate it can be a conventional boiling.Salts of the water drop in the form of sludge, but to go from kettle them nowhere, so they are deposited on the inner surface of the dense layer.
This layer you are unlikely to be able to remove the ordinary washing kettle .Attempts to scrape it with a knife can irrevocably damage the kettle, so you need to act differently.Salts - a chemical deposition, act on them, therefore, must also chemically.
Fill the kettle with water, add a tablespoon of citric acid.In the absence of such, you can take and acetic acid, but then you have to get rid of even the specific acetic odor.Boil the kettle, let it boil.To prevent automatic shutdown kettle , slightly open the lid.After 5-10 minutes, turn off the water, but do not pour immediately cools, it will continue to influence the scale.
If the scale was a little, so one treatment is enough.If the walls are still covered by their bloom, put on a damp sponge a little soda, rub it on the walls.Again fill the kettle with water and boil sour again.
Even the unyielding crust will disappear under the influence of the reaction between the acid and soda.Be sure to thoroughly rinse the kettle after cleaning.First boiled water better too drained into the sink.Try to clean your tea at least once every few months.
Helpful hints If you have no citric acid, replace it with fresh lemon