Cleaning a toilet?

(8 Posts)
lbanks Sat 26-Nov-16 12:14:28

I have just brought a house and in the lovely white toilet the bottom where the water sits is black.
How do I get rid of it?
I have never seen one this bad.
Please help, the rest of my bathroom is shiny white now I've given it a good clean just need get rid of the black bottom of the toilets now

mermaidbutmytailfelloff Sat 26-Nov-16 12:27:52

Several stages....scoop out as much water as you can and scrub with a scouring pad and cream cleaner for as long as you can be bothered. Pour in a bottle of cola (cheapest own brand) and leave for as long as you can.

Repeat.

It WILL work eventually. hardest bit is preventing others from using it!

MichelleTT Sat 26-Nov-16 13:06:47

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Ifailed Sat 26-Nov-16 13:21:14

try 2 Harpic power plus tablets, leave over-night. They seem to shift anything.

chocolatebiscuit123 Sat 26-Nov-16 13:42:56

You don't need to scoop water out, just get a cheap loo brush and 'push' the water down the U-bend, then lots of Harpic.

amorita Sat 26-Nov-16 16:00:07

Tip caustic soda down the loo. Its nasty stuff so make sure little ones are around.

goingtotown Sat 26-Nov-16 22:26:33

Harpic the black one, it works under the water in the bowl.

PinkiePiesCupcakes Sat 26-Nov-16 22:30:21

Younwill need:
An empty water bottle, preferably one with a little spout like evian
A bit of white vinegar.
Bottle of gin
Loo brush

Method:
Squeeze water bottle so the air is pushed out, submerge spout into toilet water, release bottle somit sucks up the water, empty into a sink. Repeat till empty.

Pour in white vinegar

Drink gin for a few hours whilst white vinegar works.
Then give a scrub with loo brush.
Repeat as necessary.

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