How do I get the Ring stain in my toilets?


I have tried bleach, coke, lemon coolade, Muratic acid, Densure cleaners, soft scrub, bar tenders friend etc! My toilet is only 4 years old and it is a Kohler.

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  • Kathryn Hiemstra Kathryn Hiemstra on Oct 01, 2018

    SOS, with a little elbow grease.

  • Marlene Marlene on Oct 01, 2018

    the works toilet bowl cleaner // maybe CLR

  • Ebbjdl Ebbjdl on Oct 01, 2018

    You need to pass the water line in the tiolet. Flush, then wait for the bowl to fill up. Pour slowly bleach until it's past the line. Wait a half hour scrub and flush. Aloha!

  • Dfm Dfm on Oct 01, 2018

    de water the toilet. you push it down the drain with the toilet brush, then hit the ring with a pummis stone. it's most likely a lime/calcium build up. the minerals collect as water evaporates from the toilet.

  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Oct 01, 2018

    When they are really bad is when I use the Muriatic Acid with many precautions for safety in place. You have to make sure it is the full strength, not what you usually find in the pool supply section, it is much weaker. Let it sit on the stain for a few and then try scrubbing. It always came out sparkling clean with that.

  • Shore grandmom Shore grandmom on Oct 01, 2018

    I use a pumice stone. You can get one at any hardware store for just a few dollars.

  • Mary Ann Mary Ann on Oct 02, 2018

    Pumice stone. A soap making friend of mine told me to rub a pumice stone over the stain. It does not harm the porcelain. It works. I use it all the time.

  • Homeroad Homeroad on Oct 02, 2018

    Have you tried Efferdent tabs? I understand they work very well to remove stains from the porcelain

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Oct 02, 2018

    My solution was the pumice stick. This is excellent way to remove stains and rings in the toilet. When commercial toilet cleaners fail -this is my go to. Great for thick crusted calcium mineral build up that the toilet waterbowl collcts.

    They are found at my local Walmart for less than two dollars -good for multiple uses. Be sure to follow the use instructions, soaking the pumice stone in water for a few minutes. While the stone is soaking, grab your toilet brush and splash water up around the ring. Note: It’s very important to keep both the stone and the surface wet while cleaning to avoid scratching your porcelain.

  • Marylou Wood Marylou Wood on Oct 02, 2018

    Try downy fabric softener sheets

  • Sally Alter Sally Alter on Oct 02, 2018

    Pumice is definitely your answer. Flush the toilet, turn off the tap, scrub the ring with the pumice stone, turn on the tap - voila. Easy and costs very little. Make sure you buy lots of pumice stones because they are sometimes difficult to find.

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