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    Default How do you get the brown stains off your toilet bowl?

    It's not enamel, it's porcelain! I have tried everything short of getting into it with a scourer... I didn't think that'd be a good idea, but I think that and some coke are going to have to be my next trial... I HATE dirty looking toilets!

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    Baking soda and vinegar work for me.

    Dump in a cup of baking soda add vinegar and brush while it's doing it's fizzing action. I don't need to scrub hard. Other than that, I dump in a cup of baking soda leave overnight then scrub and flush.

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    Default Re: How do you get the brown stains off your toilet bowl?

    I don't think there is much you can do if it's really badly stained.
    I've lived in and currently live in a house with a badly stained toilet. I've tried soaking it all day with bleach, bleach tables and toilet cleaner- all to no avail!
    I've tried bi-carb and vinegar, that didn't work either.

    I'm curious about the coke theory now though. I've never heard it before. Wonder if it works?

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    Default How do you get the brown stains off your toilet bowl?

    I've been told by a professional cleaner to recommend to my tenants to try pool acid

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    Default How do you get the brown stains off your toilet bowl?

    Porcelaine, a year old, constantly scrubbed and it still stained? Sorry I'd still get a new toilet or take it back, it just sounds like its a lot of work to maintain or there is something wrong with it. I've had my toilet for years and it doesn't do that?

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    Pour boiled water into the bowl then tip some napisan oxyaction and leave for at least an hour. Flush.
    This always works for me.

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    We have hard water where we are and right down the bottom of the toilet (where the bit of water sits) gets a build up of something and looks brown and stained - like you're describing. The only thing that really works to clean it is undiluted CLR.

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    Default How do you get the brown stains off your toilet bowl?

    Quote Originally Posted by Someones Mummy View Post
    Porcelaine, a year old, constantly scrubbed and it still stained? Sorry I'd still get a new toilet or take it back, it just sounds like its a lot of work to maintain or there is something wrong with it. I've had my toilet for years and it doesn't do that?
    I have 3 toilets - all the same! I am pretty sure it is the water that has done it (we are on bore water, with high mineral and oxide content) I dont think a new toilet would be any different after a year - plus I can't afford to replace all 3 - they were about $800 each!

    I clean the toilets myself - usually every 3 days with bleach...

    I might give the CLR a try in a spray bottle and see how I go.. Nothing worse though, dirty looking toilets makes me feel unclean and I think guests must think we are dirty! Lol not that anything else is dirty...!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrsoptomistic View Post
    I have 3 toilets - all the same! I am pretty sure it is the water that has done it (we are on bore water, with high mineral and oxide content) I dont think a new toilet would be any different after a year - plus I can't afford to replace all 3 - they were about $800 each!

    I clean the toilets myself - usually every 3 days with bleach...

    I might give the CLR a try in a spray bottle and see how I go.. Nothing worse though, dirty looking toilets makes me feel unclean and I think guests must think we are dirty! Lol not that anything else is dirty...!
    Oh ok, bummer! I hate cleaning toilets

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    It will definately be your water doing it op. Give the CLR a go, it should work. I clean the toilet every 3 or so days with bleach too, but still get the build up, so have to CLR it once every 2 or 3 weeks.


 

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