How to Remove Rust Stains from a Toilet Naturally

If you are looking for a temporary affordable and natural fix for the hard water and rust stain problems you’re experiencing with your toilet, below are three ways to outsmart hard water.

While you can’t fix everything, like protecting the inside of your pipes, these helpful tips will provide some temporary cosmetic relief:

Remove Toilet Bowl Rust Stains, Toilet Spots and Tank Scale buildup

  • Vinegar (white or apple cider)
    • Vinegar’s acidity can cut through the minerals left behind by hard water. Create your own cleaner by mixing a 50–50 solution of distilled water and vinegar to spot-treat scale. Combine vinegar with baking soda for a more powerful scrub.
  • Lemon juice
    • Like vinegar, the acidity in lemon juice is able to cut through the hard water minerals deposited on toilet faucets and bowl.
  • Commercial products
    • Chemical cleaners can help eliminate scale buildup and rust stains left behind by hard water.

Find a permanent fix for your toilets

How to Remove Rust Stains from a Toilet naturally


From the increased costs associated with hard water to the supplemental costs required to deal with it, the financial impact accumulates quickly. Trying to keep up with and manage the signs of hard water soon becomes cumbersome and tiring, leaving you exasperated. Instead of fighting the problem alone, Pulitamin Magic Eco Balls water softener can do the heavy lifting for you.

Pulitamin Magic Eco Balls is an innovative zero maintenance and chemical and salt free water softener that keeps your toilets cleaner longer and eliminates your hard water and rust stain problems at its root.