Cleaning up the shower! Norwex DeScaler!

Norwex DeScaler- fantastic for hard water build-up!!

Thanks to Suzanne K. in Port Jervis, New York, for sharing her cleaning experience with the Norwex DeScaler:

“Sonya, I must get back to you about the Descaler. I have to tell you – it is amazing. Being a clean freak, as soon as I got it, I used it. I think I told you the main reason I got it was because of my 12″ rain shower showerhead with about 100 holes it where the hard water would sit and leave spots and scale up.  I would clean it all the time but never could quite get it the way it should be. The descaler made it look better than it has since I purchased it. I then used it on my shower doors which we squeegee every time we shower much to my husband’s disdain… and they look better too.  I am so glad I purchased it.  I know my cleaning products and I am constantly vigilant about my things with the hard water that I have and I can tell you this is the best product I have used. I’m glad I found you.”

As you know from reading my past Norwex blog entries, I LOVE to hear how the products are working for my customers.  And if you really want to do it up right, take some before and after pictures to share!  :)   Click here to purchase DeScaler and Norwex cloths!

Sanira Toilet System

sanir_toiletThe Sanira Toilet System is great! I love that it doesn’t get all orange and yucky like typical toilet brushes. It actually looks very neat next to my toilets. The cleaning solution and the brush are produced from environmentally-friendly raw materials. The cleaning solution is vegetable-based with coconut oil and a naturally-occurring sugar surfactant. The brush doesn’t contain metal parts. Using only 3/4 teaspoon weekly (compared with 2T of traditional cleaners) the solution will last approximately 1 year! The Sanira solution is not poisonous nor corrosive. And it breaks down within 48 hours compared to other solutions that need at least 30 days!!   Might I add… I think the Sanira solution smells wonderful! :)  Diluted in some water, it’s a great way to freshen up the toilet area in the bathroom!

Here in Cedar Rapids, customers often mention the “pink ring” in the toilet, as well as the pink scum that accumulates in the shower.  In my experience, this system removes that from our toilets!  Yay!  :)  I must admit that toilets can present quite a cleaning challenge sometimes, and there are times when you’ll need to pull out “the big guns” when facing a particularly stubborn toilet task.  Some people have found that the DeScaler and toilet pumice stone work great on the more stubborn stains like hard water build-up.  First you will want to pour a gallon bucket of water quickly into your toilet.  This lowers the water level, allowing your cleaner more direct contact with the porcelain.  Then you can either apply the Sanira solution full-strength & let it set for a bit, or you can apply DeScaler and let set for 10 minutes before cleaning with Spirisponge or toilet pumice stone.  (As a side note:  porcelain scratches very easily, so you would not want to use a product such as our spirinetts on your toilet!  It will scratch off the porcelain.)   The Sanira brush is different from your standard toilet brush, and takes a bit of getting used to.  I have had a couple of customers say that it does not fit well down into the “toilet hole” in some older or smaller toilets.

DeScaler has been improved- same effective formula, but clear color!

Tech Talk by Candi Bezte, Norwex Science & Technical Advisor
Norwex DeScaler now improved!

Norwex DeScaler is now improved! It contains the same basic ingredients it always has: Water, orange extract, sodium gluconate, glutamic acid, and glucuronic acid; however, it is no longer colored. It does not stain, and works as quickly as before.

A little goes a long way, and, in most instances, it takes only a couple minutes to
get the job done.

This product has proven to be fantastic at removing scale from toilets and scale
and rust from the shower. While the bad spots in the shower may take a couple of treatments, there should be noticeable improvement after each use.
Scale is a mineral deposit of calcium and/or magnesium that can leave white
spots, and/or result in a whitish crust forming on shower, bath, sink, toilet and tap surfaces etc (this buildup may appear orange in color if the water is also high in iron). Scale is not black in color and is not another word for mold – so no, this product will not likely be effective to kill or remove mold from surfaces.

Sonya here: I posted earlier about the DeScaler (http://norwexsimplyclean.com/norwex-descaler-revie/) and what an incredible product I find it to be. However, the brownish color was a put-off for some people. So once again, I commend Norwex for meeting the need, making the necessary adjustments to create a clear-colored product!

The incredible water-deposit-remover!

The Norwex DeScaler. descalerI’ve known how incredible this product is for making glass shower doors sparkle again (by removing lime build-up, etc.), but recently I was very excited when I was able to remove the build-up around the base of my faucet handles (especially the hot water side).  I’ve previously tried soaking it with vinegar-soaked paper towels, which sort of worked, but was a pain.  I was thrilled to see that by spraying the area, letting it set for a few minutes (while I went around spraying Descaler on the other places that I was going to clean) & then wiping it off with my Enviro cloth (followed by the window cloth for a streak-free shine!).  It looks like new again.  And I’m a happy lady.  :)

To clean the hard water spots off your glass shower door, spray DeScaler evenly over the glass.  Let set for 3-5 minutes.  Wipe off with your bathroom scrub mitt, followed by the dry window cloth.  Sparkly clean!

Any cons or downfalls of this product?  Well, this stuff does not smell the greatest (quite unlike the Sanira solution, which smells lovely!), but not terribly offensive.   The DeScaler used to be a brown, ugly color, but the new clear formula is fantastic!  If you let it dry on, you won’t be able to easily wipe it off except by spraying it down again… so make sure you don’t wait too long to wipe it off the surface. And on the subject of toilets… I’m told the DeScaler works well on lime build-up in toilets, as well.   People in our area complain of “the pink ring” in tubs and toilets.  I find that the Sanira toilet system solution does a great job getting rid of the it.  But at our house, we also have a bluish ring just at the water line that seems to have become part of the porcelain… I don’t know what this is from, but so far I’ve found nothing (toxic or otherwise) that will take it off.  I did have one customer who was trying to remove long-term hard water build-up from the textured side of her shower door, and reported that she wasn’t able to cut through it with the descaler.

So that’s my 2 cents on the DeScaler!  I’m still staring in amazement at my gunk-free faucets…