My toilet has a ring around it no cleaner will touch. I am
seriously thinking about pouring 33% muriatic acid in it.
I plan to raise the water level in the bowl above the ring (glass
filled w/H2O), then pour the acid in. Is this a bad idea?
Seriously, no troll, I am about to do it. Its a little scary
taking the top off the acid when you see white fumes come out.
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I do that. We have very hard water. Do not raise the water level as that may
flush it. Just pour about a cup full in. Mix it up with the toilet brush
Close lid and let it soak a while. Use brush again and then flush. DO NOT
INHALE THE FUMES. WW
The plasticizers (sp?) in some automotive paint will melt your lungs.
I've worked with strong HCL (muriatic acid) and it will sting your nose
like you wouldn't believe.
But you can get it on your skin no problem (but if you've got any cuts -
they will sting like a bitch).
I'll take a gallon jug of HCL/Muriatic from Home Depot and take a paper
towel and fold it a few times and hold it against the opening of the jug
and hold the jug upside down a few seconds to saturate a small area of
the paper towel.
Then I'll take the paper towel to my bathtub or sink and clean away any
film (soap film, mineral, what-have-you).
This works effortlessly, no real scrubbing or elbow grease. Rinse with
water. Doesn't harm the finish at all.
I have one sink that is made out of some sort of composite
pastic-sort-of material, some sort of fake marble. HCL doesn't harm it
Go for it. It's not that bad.
We used to pipette everything by mouth. Except urine (go figure). Suck up a
couple of milliliters of HCL and your teeth are REALLY clean!
In case the acid doesn't do a good enough job, a couple of cups of bleach
will often remove the stain. Flush away the acid first.
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