How do you get stains out of flower vases? Use Salt and Vinegar.
Once you have the right consistency, rub the paste all over the vase, especially those areas that have built up residue from dirty water. After this has been done, let the paste work its magic for about 10 minutes, and then wipe it off – the result should be a sparkling clean vase!
Why is my glass vase cloudy? Cloudiness in a vase occurs when the vase contains hard water, which is water with calcium and other minerals. When the water isn’t changed out, it leaves calcium deposits on glass, creating the foggy look.
How do I make glass clear again? You can remove the buildup caused by calcium and magnesium ions in hard water by swabbing the glass with acetone (nail polish remover), and then scrub gently with a mild detergent. Soaking the glasses in plain white distilled vinegar for 15 minutes is another effective home remedy.
How do you tell if a vase is crystal or glass? Get a glass and hold it up to a light source. You can tell that it is crystal if it creates a rainbow prism effect. If it doesn’t, then you are holding just a plain glass. If you tap the glass and you hear a musical ring with a little bit of echo, then it is crystal.