Add to GuideAsk a Question
To Top

Using a Pumice Stone on Porcelain Toilet Bowl

A round pumice stone, to be used for cleaning.
Used properly a pumice stone is the perfect tool to remove toilet rings. This is a guide about using a pumice stone on porcelain toilet bowl.
Ad

Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis guide contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

By 3 found this helpful
July 5, 2009

Use a pumice stone (similar to the ones women use for feet) they have them made for cleaning purposes. They work great but you have to make sure the toilet surface and stone are wet before you use or you will scratch the bowl.


Ad
Comment Was this helpful? 3

Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

January 10, 20080 found this helpful

I have a porcelain toilet bowl and we have well water. I read the replies on here about pumice stones but won't they hurt the porcelain bowl? My bowl has a light stain to it. What about Bon Ami or Comet?

Matt from PA

Answer Was this helpful? Yes
January 10, 20080 found this helpful

I would try Lime Away or CLR first. I think pumice would scratch porcelain over time.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By guest (Guest Post)
January 11, 20080 found this helpful

Try Bar Keepers Friend (it's in the cleaning aisle by the Comet). It takes all kinds of stains off my porceain sink.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad
By guest (Guest Post)
January 11, 20080 found this helpful

Buy a bottle of "the works" from the dollar store. We have well water that has lime in the water. Thats what has worked very well for me. Shonda from Western Ky

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By guest (Guest Post)
January 13, 20080 found this helpful

The works, I agree completely! It's at Wal-mart. That mixed w/the toilet wand scrubbers works very well.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
January 15, 20080 found this helpful

bar keepers friend is better than comet and like products anyday.

if that doesn't work: pour 1/2 cup white vinegar in bowl, close top, and leave over night. flush then if still stained scrub.

also, pouring 1/2 cup white vinegar into the tank, before bed, helps to kill bacteria,mold, mildew, etc. which leaves stains

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad
October 9, 20090 found this helpful

Personally speaking, I would not use anything with chemicals in it to clean a toilet, clothing or a sink if the house is on a well system because it goes into the septic tank and will contaminate the land filtering the water as well as insects and other wildlife. Good old fashioned vinegar and baking soda work very well after it is let to sit for a while, then use a toilet bowl brush. There are many gentle cleansers that will do the trick of cleaning anything if we want to take the time to discover what they are. There are many enviromentally friendly cleansers on the market these days and many recipes online to make ourselves which saves money as well.( no pun intended :))

Sincerely

Mee

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad
Related Content
In These Guides
Photo of a woman cleaning a toilet.
Cleaning and Preventing Toilet Rings
Toilet Bowl Cleaners
Toilet Bowl Cleaners
Categories
Home and Garden Cleaning Cleaning ToolsMay 16, 2017
Guides
Large and small white toilets on a white background
Removing Scratches from a Toilet
Photo of a pumice stone.
Where Can I Buy a Pumice Stone?
Cleaning a white toilet.
Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner Recipes
Denture Tablets
Using Denture Tablets for Toilet Cleaning
More
📓
Back to School Ideas!
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/08/12 15:10:14 in 940 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!