Tartar facilitates the attachment of waste and bacterial development. Unfortunately, flushing the toilet isn’t enough to make it go away. As for the toilet block that you change however by following a millimeter diary, it does not come, either, to the end of these unpleasant stains.
1. White vinegar, a proven classic
White vinegar is a versatile natural product , widely used in cooking and for various daily household tasks.
Renowned for its disinfectant capacities , it can also be used as a cleaner: to retype old tiles, to clean a washing machine , or in our case, to prevent the rise of odors from pipes and eliminate tartar.
Flush again while scrubbing with the toilet brush.
If your toilet is too scaled up, add coarse salt to the absorbent paper and scrape it all off with a spatula after letting it work overnight. You can also heat the vinegar for more efficiency.
It is recommended to repeat this operation about 4 times a year, in order to prevent tartar from settling over time.
You clean your toilets and notice the presence of a stopper? Do not wait to react!
2. Baking soda, a multifaceted Swiss army knife
We no longer present this miracle product with multiple virtues! Some enjoy it for its whitening powers , others use it as an unblocker or for its cleansing and deodorizing abilities .
Good news, you can combine these four assets in the toilet
3. Soda crystals, to whiten the bottom of the toilet bowl
A variant of the eponymous bicarbonate, soda crystals are used in a slightly different way. Please remember to wear gloves for this operation:
4. Citric acid, a natural solution
This natural product recognized for its superpowers is a very powerful and non-polluting descaling, fungicide and bactericide.
5. Hydrochloric acid, big ways!
This is heavy artillery, in the event of large deposits due to excessive water hardness! This powerful acid won’t give even the toughest stains a chance.
To descale the toilet, pour about a glass of hydrochloric acid into the bowl and close the lid. Leave to act for at least half a day and flush the toilet to evacuate the product. You should find toilets like new!
However, this method is far from environmentally friendly and not suitable for septic tanks.
Hydrochloric acid is a corrosive and dangerous product . Its use must be limited to the strict minimum, and with the greatest respect for the precautions for use specified for this product. Remember to wear gloves and ventilate your home well after use.
6. Soda ash, whitening product
Like its cousin bicarbonate, sodium percarbonate is often used to maintain a home. Whitening product , it also disinfects and descales. For it :
7. Clay stone, a 100% natural solution
Ecological and economical solution , the clay stone can allow you to remove the tartar present in the bowl of your toilets. You just need to put some on a damp sponge and rub the limescale. If the latter is not too encrusted, it will disappear quickly.
8. Coffee maker descaler, one product for two uses
As a coffee lover, you surely know the benefits of coffee grounds . But you can also use the specific descaler for your coffee maker. Indeed, know that this product can be used in the bowl of your toilet! Here’s how to do it:
9. Dishwashing liquid, if you have no other product on hand
If you don’t have any of the above products at home, you definitely have dishwashing liquid . Good news, the latter can help you descale your toilets. Here is the procedure to follow:
10. Oysters, don’t throw away your empty shells!
Do you love oysters? Once satisfied, do not throw away the empty shells! Indeed, by depositing two shells at the bottom of your WC, the limest