Removal of faucet parts, such as handles or aerators, with considerable hard water build up can be difficult.
- To remove the mineral deposits, soak a towel in a 50/50 solution of white vinegar and warm water.
- Then wrap the towel around the bonnet or skirt of the handle.
- Let the towel sit for approximately five to ten minutes.
- Using a rubber glove, rubber jar opener for grip or a strap wrench, remove the bonnet of the handle by turning it counterclockwise.
A 50/50 solution of white vinegar and warm water may also be used to remove hard water build up from a faucet. Use a clean cloth or soft sponge with the solution to remove the mineral build up from the faucet.