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Limescale Removal Hack

You don't need a brand new kettle, do this hack to restore your current kettle!
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Keyword: cleaning hack, cleaning tip, electric kettle cleaning hack, kettle cleaning tip, limescale cleaning hack



  • water
  • lemons (lemon juice)


  • Slice the lemon in half using a knife.
  • Squeeze out the juices into the kettle. 
  • Rub the lemon on the outer part of the kettle.
  • Put the lemon slices into the kettle.
  • Then, pour the water about halfway.
  • Turn the kettle on and let it boil.
  • Carefully shake the contents of the kettle.
  • Allow it to cool for a few minutes. 
  • Add some water but do not fill it to the brim.
  • Turn the kettle on and allow it to boil.
  • Give it a slight shake.
  • Allow it to cool down for a few minutes.
  • Use a sponge to rub the outside and inside of the kettle.
  • Drain the water and lemons.
  • Once contented, wipe it with a cloth or a kitchen towel.
  • There you have it, a limescale-free kettle!



  • As an alternative to this method, you can also use vinegar, citric acid, and other kettle-cleaning products.
  • Clean the kettle about once in four to eight weeks.