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Brown water stain in toilet bowl

Postby Iestyn » Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:32 am

A brown stain has suddenly appeared at the back of the toilet bowl. I assume it is a water stain but the water from the cistern is perfectly clean and there is no staining anywhere else.
Any ideas as to how I can stop the stain re-appearing?
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Postby plumbbob » Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:08 pm

Generally the mark is caused by rust. Either something inside the cistern is going rusty and the water is marking the pan or some piece of iron has come into contact with the bowl and is rusting.
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Postby Jame » Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:15 am

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Postby Leo1981 » Sat Feb 04, 2012 1:27 pm

I had the same problem with my toilet, tryed cleaning but had no luck, couldnt be bothered messing around with it so just bought a new one.
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Postby Myra Hush » Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:04 pm

Try cleaning with vinegar to remove stains.
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Postby Philston » Mon May 21, 2012 7:29 am

Find a product with a diluted hydrochloric acid, get some rubber gloves and scrub your toilet using a nylon bristle brush.. and be careful
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Postby JustinBarley » Wed Sep 05, 2012 5:57 pm

You can use a mix of vinegar (white) and baking soda.
Make it a paste like mix and use it to scrub the stains out. Works great for me.
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