Find out the easy solution so you can Flush Hard Water Stains Down the Toilet. You’ll love how simple this is, say goodbye to ugly water lines.
No one really wants to talk about it, no one wants to admit it, no one wants to clean it … but some of us (raising my hand over here) have terrible hard water stains in our toilets! Our area has especially hard water; even treated with a water softener system, you still get a mineral build-up that is unbelievably difficult to remove. I’ve been a good consumer, bought loads of products that claim to clean “hard water stains” even tough hard water stains, but to no avail. All I wound up with was a ring around the water line in the toilet that was occasionally stained blue from random cleaners that didn’t do the job. I went the earthy route too, tried natural cleaning methods such as vinegar … nope, I told ya, we’ve got some “knock you on your butt” hard water around here.
So for all the potions, cleaners, magic solutions that I tried, I’d still end up with this unsightly ring. I’ve scrubbed until I could scrub no more, and pretty much had just given up. I figured I’d just clean the toilets using conventional cleaning, knowing that I tried and just accept the fact that I had an ugly ring that wouldn’t be conquered … UNTIL one day I was in the cleaning product aisle at my local Home Depot. Now mind you I was looking for mildew remover (that’s a whole different issue in a shower manned by an 18-year-old male … ugh)! I caught this little box out of the corner of my eye, picked it up and was as skeptical as you’ll be. It’s a PUMICE stone, yes the volcanic rock like stuff used during a pedicure to take off layers of unsightly dead skin from your feet! My first thought was “No way, that’ll scratch the surface of the toilet bowl!”
So I armed myself with a pair of yellow cleaning gloves (load up on these bad boys at Dollar Tree, love that place) your Pumie Scouring Stick and some elbow grease. Yes, this will require scrubbing, but you will conquer this if used properly. If I can do this, you can too. All you do is wet the pumice stick, and rub back & forth over the hard water ring, you’ll see tiny flecks of the stick floating in the toilet bowl, keep scrubbing in one area so that you get a feel for how much you’ll need to scrub. Within 5 minutes, I had one toilet done and was thrilled with the result. I quickly ran around cleaning the rest and was beyond happy! Now on the box it says that you can also use to clean BBQ grills & assorted other things with the Pumie Pumice Stick, I intend to find out what other magic this little stick can accomplish! Let me know if you try it out, I hope you are as happy with your results as I am with mine!