Why are my hot water pipes and taps turning green?

4 Answers

  • Remy
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    fill the sinks with vingar and really hot water, then release the stop, do this about 4 or 5 times, that should help

  • 1 decade ago

    That's called hard water deposits. You need to get a water softener system for your house to correct the problem. If you live in an apartment you more or less out of luck. I worked for a big name hotel that had that problem. And they were not going to put the money out for a water softener device. You can clean it like a poster above me said but it will keep coming back.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    A reaction to minerals in your water. Try cleaning with Vinegar.

  • wditt2
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    if they are copper it's corrosion try vinegar or CLR that should do the trick

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