What are the effects of Lime Scale?
Limescale is unsightly and hard to clean. Lime scale can impair the operation of various components (such as water heater elements) or damage them. In faucets, limescale reduces the flow of water. In kettles, limescale acts as an insulator, impairing heat transfer.
How to treat Lime scale?
Using a water softener
will help prevent limescale buildup which will make for lower long term maintenance costs and a longer usage life. To remove limescale from surfaces, use a descaling agent and scouring pad. However, this method may damage underlying surfaces.