Citric Acid and Hard Water

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Can you improved the performance of soap in hard water by adding citric acid to the soap. Would it make any difference while you using the soap with hard water.

Just to be perfectly clear. I'm NOT talking about using hard water to MAKE the soap -- I ALWAYS use distilled water for making soap.
 

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It's effective for removing soap scum, hard water stains, calcium deposits, lime and rust. Citric acid kills bacteria, mold, and mildew. It's great for general disinfecting and cleaning.
 

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At the most basic level, hard seltzer is flavored carbonated water mixed with alcohol. The type of alcohol varies depending on the brand. Some popular alcoholic bases include: Fermented cane sugar, which ferments sugar to form alcohol. Malted barley, which ferments cereal grains to form alcohol.
It's effective for removing soap scum, hard water stains, calcium deposits, lime and rust. Citric acid kills bacteria, mold, and mildew. It's great for general disinfecting and cleaning.
 
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@Selena877 I'm a little confused; what is the reference to hard selzer about? Due to the alcohol content, I don't think any one would make soap with hard selzer, as the soap would seize.

The OP was talking about "hard" tap water, i.e., tap water that has a lot of minerals and other contaminants in it. :)
 

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