Tips to Remove Hard Water Stains in Toilet

Have you ever used the restroom only to be horrified to find a hard water stain that you are unable to remove? You could even find it so embarrassing that you won't let any visitors use that restroom.

But fear not—having hard water stains does not imply that you are unclean! Your toilet bowl will look clean and attractive in no time thanks to a list of safe and efficient  hardwater stain remover techniques our plumbers have put together.

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Why Do Hard Water Stains Occur?

Any water that contains excessive amounts of sediment and minerals, such as calcium and magnesium, is referred to as hard water. Hard water will continue to accumulate as you use your fixtures and appliances, eventually leaving rust and scale stains that appear impossible to get rid of. Because they contain standing water, toilet basins are particularly vulnerable.

  • Baking Soda & Vinegar
  • This combo may bring back memories of science fair projects from elementary school. These two common products are wonderful for getting rid of any kind of stains in addition to being handy for making a fake volcano erupt.

    Here’s how you clean your toilet bowl:

    • After flushing the toilet, add one cup of vinegar to the bowl and stir it with the brush to combine it with the standing water. Wait one to five minutes.
    • After that, add one to two cups of vinegar and another one to two cups of baking soda. Similar to your old science fair project, the liquid will start to bubble and fizz. After allowing it to continue to bubble up, let it rest for 10 minutes.
    • Swish the solution around and clean the hard water stain in your toilet bowl with a toilet brush. Make sure to clean the region above the stain as well.
    • Not yet, please flush! In order to thoroughly remove the stain, scrub with the brush a couple of more times after letting the liquid set for another 20 to 30 minutes.
    • Enjoy the toilet's stain-free appearance.
  • A Steel Wool Scrub
  • You might try using 0000-grade (the finest) steel wool to scrape away any remaining rings around your toilet. Because it is less likely to damage the porcelain of your toilet, we advise selecting fine quality steel wool for hard water stains in toilet.

  • Borax & Vinegar
  • It could be time to get out the chemical cleaning agent Borax if you've tried the preceding solution and the hard water stains haven't disappeared. Before adding the quarter cup of Borax, flush the toilet. After that, add the Borax and swirl it around with the toilet brush. One to two cups of vinegar should then be added, and the mixture should settle for 20 to 30 minutes. Scrub the stains out with a toilet brush and flush the toilet to reveal a clean, new bowl.

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  • Stone Method
  • Hard water deposits can occasionally still accumulate within a toilet despite your best efforts, particularly around the water line. Try using a toilet cleaning stone, such as Pumice Stone Toilet Bowl Cleaner, for these difficult-to-remove stains. These stones, which are made of highly vesicular rough-textured volcanic glass, scrape away deposits without damaging porcelain fittings. Simply moisten the stone and the bowl, then use a soft brush to scrape the line of hard water deposits to remove them. The stones can be used again and will progressively lose their effectiveness with time.

    Still Having Problems With Hard Water? 

    Think about putting in a Pulitamin water softener for the toilet. While getting into the practice of consistently cleaning your toilet bowl can make it increasingly difficult for stains and buildup to collect, it is a nasty, tedious and time-consuming chore. Pulitamin Magic Eco Balls sachet is easy to install, is compatible with both concealed toilet tanks as well as traditional ones, does not release any chemicals into the water and the environment, entirely gets rid of hard water and provides you with fresh, clean water that will leave your fixtures pristine.

    You May Also Wonder!

  • How to clean hard water stains off the showerheads?
  • The minerals in hard water may be clogging your shower head and nozzle if your shower spray no longer feels as powerful. Use a toothbrush dipped in white vinegar to cleanse the water jets on your shower head. Then clean it up and activate the jets to blast the obstructing materials away. 

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  • How to get rid of hard water stains from bathtubs and shower walls?
  • Grab a spray bottle and combine equal parts of water and vinegar to clean your shower and bathtub. The afflicted surfaces should be sprayed with the solution, allowed to rest for at least 15 minutes, and then cleaned.

  • How to get rid of sink stains caused by hard water?
  • Use a mixture of 50/50 water and vinegar to restore the shine to your chrome sink fittings.

    • Wrap the fixture: Wrap the discoloured object with a cloth that has been dipped into the mixture and leave on for up to 10 minutes.
    • Scrub and Rinse: Give it a scrub, then rinse it off and dry it off after letting it set. If necessary, repeat.
    • Soak the Aerator: To remove the mineral buildup from your sink's aerator (a detachable screen), unscrew it, soak it in vinegar, then scrape it with a toothbrush.