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Posted by johos - Created: 7 months ago
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can anyone please tell me which is the best way to get rid of  calcium in the toilet basin

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Posted by tonypp - 7 months ago

Lime scale remover or Hydrochloric. Never Sandpaper, you could cut into the enamel  

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Posted by bobc-710624 - 7 months ago

Hydrochloric acid works really well , avaialble from DIY  shops about 2 euros .

soak a wad of tissue and stick it on the bowl , leave as long as possible .

Does not burn skin , but will mark worktop and stainless steel .

Cleans all calcium deposits and rust too .

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Posted by fduggan - 7 months ago

Hard water is a big problem here. I find vinegar is great for things like shower heads, taps and kettles. Toilet bowls, due to the shape and gravity is a bit tricky. I'd soak some kitchen towel in vinegar and place over marks for an hour and then give it a good scrub. Or use fine sandpaper. Hope this helps.