Clean Your Toilet With Coke

3 Materials
2 Hours

Learn how to clean a toilet with Coke. This cleaning hack with leave your commode sparkling clean. If you have rust stains or lime scale that just won’t come off the toilet bowl or tank, then run to the kitchen and grab a can of Coke for this cheap and easy cleaning solution.

Depending on how hard or soft your water is and what kind of minerals are in the water supply you may be more likely to have stubborn rust or limescale stains that are difficult to scrub off.

Soda works to clean your toilet because three ingredients, citric, carbonic and phosphoric acids.

  1. First, flush out most of the water from the toilet. Either turn the knob on the side of the tank to turn off water flow and then flush the toilet or fill a large bucket with water and dump it quickly into the toilet. This will force the toilet to empty.
  2. Next, open a can of coke and pour it into the bowl. Try to get it under the rim and focus on any stubborn stains.
  1. Then, wait for at least two hours for the Coke to work it’s magic.
  2. After the time is up flush the toilet and use a scrub brush on any remaining stains.
  3. Last, flush the toilet one last time to get rid of any remaining Coke in the bowl.

The toilet after

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Adrienne Carrie Hubbard | Crafty Little Gnome
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  • Debby Debby on May 23, 2021

    Any “Coke”-like cola??

  • Pam-ella Pam-ella on May 23, 2021

    That's wild!

    I love your bathroom floor

    How did you do it?

  • Chaselogic Chaselogic on Jun 18, 2021

    I suppose if you don’t drink soda/coke and can afford to flush it then great! They do sell it at the dollar stores for a dollar I think?

    I for one drink Mexican coke no fructose corn syrup made the ole fashioned way.

    It cost 1.36 a glass bottle and I would never flush mine down the hole. That’s just me! 😳


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