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31/03/2014 at 15:34

Anyone got any tips of how to keep the inside of a watering can rose clean? I have washed out the WC and rinsed the rose out under a tap, but still after a while the holes in the rose get clogged and is only spouting a third of the water. Most annoying

31/03/2014 at 15:37

A good wash and scrub with hot soapy water or simply buy another if it's too bad 

31/03/2014 at 15:37

Put it in a tray of kettle de-scaler and then bang it around a bit

31/03/2014 at 16:25

Thanks Nut, I'll give that a go. It's a good rose so I like to hang on to it for a little while.

31/03/2014 at 16:28

Don't bang it too hard it it's a good one

31/03/2014 at 16:31

Dont waste your money on kettle de-scaler use baking soda and vinegar. 

31/03/2014 at 17:12

Edd, I quite agree; that's what I use on the shower head too, though just vinegar works also.

31/03/2014 at 17:33

I would suggest those fizzy denture tablets, I use them for my flask as well, get them in poundland, break a couple up inside the rose then sink it in hot water, might have to weight it down then leave it a few hours.

31/03/2014 at 18:01
Mine get blocked - not by scale but by bits of debris. If you let it dry out completely you can shake it all out of the end that joins the spout - with a bit of patience
31/03/2014 at 18:08

Put a pair of old tights over the can before you pour the water in.

31/03/2014 at 18:24

Try soaking it in lemon juce

01/04/2014 at 00:07

Reverse flow of water (forceful) and then always ensure there are no bits in the water you put in the can.

Have you tried putting it through the dish-washer?

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