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JeremyB 03-18-2012 12:20 PM

Toilet cleaning question
 
Hi Guys

Are city has very hard water and we always get calcium buildup on things from it.

I noticed that my toilet doesnt seem to have as much water coming out of the rim holes as it once did, I looked at the rim holes and scraped a few out with a toothpick and there was alot of calcium buildup in them. What I want to know is there any liquid that can be put into the tank safely to help loosen up some of the crud?

Thanks

Jeremy

mintset 03-21-2012 08:52 AM

try pouring a half gallon of vinegar down the over-flow tube in the tank and let it stay over-night or for as long as you can before flushing.

sometimes this helps dissolve the deposits and aids in clearing the rim holes, follow with a cleaning with a piece of wire under the rim and the siphon hole (if your commode has one) repeat when convenient. just a thought. :rolleyes:

steve


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