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Topic # 232135 31-Mar-2018 15:37
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Our water comes from a spring with very high mineral content. Every few months ugly calcification builds up on the toilet bowl and has to be scraped away. This scratches the porcelain, which just makes the problem worse. Softening the water is not really a practical option. Are there any local application products that can prevent/get rid of/reduce or otherwise ameliorate the calcification issue?

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1986412 31-Mar-2018 15:45
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Could try shower witch (from wet and forget shop). 

 

Would mean you wouldnt be able to flush for a day but if you did this often, you wouldnt need to wait so long after the first spray (no pun intented). 

 

 

 

Check it out. 

 

 

 

 




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  Reply # 1986415 31-Mar-2018 15:56
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I'll give it a try. Thanks.

 

 





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  Reply # 1986418 31-Mar-2018 16:09
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Try a product such as CLR. Otherwise a weak acid such a vinegar or citric acid.





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  Reply # 1986427 31-Mar-2018 16:34
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We occasionally put in the remaining vinegar of gherkins and let it there until the next flush (you should maybe check it before your guests arrive).





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  Reply # 1986436 31-Mar-2018 17:04
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Tinkerisk:

We occasionally put in the remaining vinegar of gherkins and let it there until the next flush (you should maybe check it before your guests arrive) .....



.... because any ‘floater’ gherkins in there might cause a double-take.

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  Reply # 1986450 31-Mar-2018 17:24
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30 Sec Water Spot Remover - cleaned my calcified glass shower walls up very nicely when we bought the place. Used with a glass scouring pad. The glass was nearly opaque but after 3 efforts it was clear as glass smile

 

or 30 Sec Calcium, Rust & Lime Remover





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