I noticed a strange odor coming from my toilet tank. I opened the lid,
looked inside and sure enough, there's significant mold/mildew growing
the obvious way to remove it is Clorox. But I'm concerned that if I
start wiping Clorox inside there, it might end up damaging the rubber
washers and other parts I see inside.
How can I do this job without the Clorox damaging the rubber parts and
[Please don't laugh, I'm a newbie when it comes to doing these types of
-- Steven L.
Drain the tank, get a scrub brush, and go to work. If you want to do a
REALLY thorough job, drain the tank, disassemble it and all those parts,
scrub the tank then clean the assorted parts with a little more care.
Pretty much everything you see in there can be easily replaced so I wouldn't
worry about it.
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