How to prevent a calcium ring from forming around the toilet bowl?
Sandy: Clean toilet weekly and this should not be a problem. In bad situations, use a pumice stone:
If it's very fine pumice, it won't. But that is why you should clean toilet weekly... then maybe you'll have to use pumice on a very rare basis.
Do you have hard water? If so a water softener may be your answer. Other than that, I would clean the bowl often to prevent calcium deposit. A product called CLR works well.
We have really hard water and every few months, I use Coke (the soda). It works alongside a pumice stone
The good ole' pumice stone
Lyme Away is like CLR, but $1 at dollar store.
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Tried this does not work
Hi Sandy: First, don't use anything that will scratch the surface of your toilet bowl as that will start a host of other problems. Add 1 or 2 cups of vinegar to the toilet bowl along with a few sprinkles of baking soda. Swish the solution around the bowl with your brush for a few minutes and then let it sit for about 15 minutes then flush. Sounds like you have a lot of minerals in your water, which will cause this problem. The best way to avoid mineral and lime scale buildup is to stay on top of it. Once a week pour a cup of vinegar in the toilet and let it sit until the next use:) Good luck
You need a water softener in your house or once a week use Clorox cleanup and a brush that will keep it clean
Clean with a descaler. Most of them have a preventive formula that will extend the life between cleanings. I like Fuller, Norwex, and Don Aslett's kit from QVC (includes cleaner, brush, & caddy).
Hello short of installing water softeners it becomes a maintenance chore. I have found that the pumice stick is a very effective removal tool when all commercial cleaners and DIY tricks fail.
Will this scratch the bowl
I never heard of this, but check out this toilet hack: