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Old 08-02-2013, 07:42 PM
 
Location: Western Washington
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Have I mentioned I have a 4 yr old grandson living with me!!??? OMG y'all, I don't remember any of my children being this.....um, artistic!
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:29 PM
 
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I tried using a chunk of the Magic Eraser for the toilet bowl overnight. Unfortunately it did not work and it got stuck trying to get flushed down. I then had to attempt to get it out of the toilet with my toilet brush. Very frustrating I was hoping those tips would work. Not for me. The worse thing is the toilet ain't much cleaner. Oh well.
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Old 09-18-2013, 02:31 PM
 
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I tried using a chunk of the Magic Eraser for the toilet bowl overnight. Unfortunately it did not work and it got stuck trying to get flushed down. I then had to attempt to get it out of the toilet with my toilet brush. Very frustrating I was hoping those tips would work. Not for me. The worse thing is the toilet ain't much cleaner. Oh well.
If you google "magic eraser toilet bowel" you will return dozens of links about it. There are apparently two versions out there.

1. Place a chunk in the TANK and let is sit in there. It will help keep the toilet clean with each flush.

2. Place a chunk in the bowel overnight, but this apparently only works for the hard water stain rings some people get.

These are posted on dozens of sites and many people claim they work. Sorry, it didn't work out for you, but like they always say...YMMV.
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:22 AM
 
Location: State of Being
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I have never been fond of the magic erasers . . . they didn't work for me. I have tried them several times over the years and thought they were a total waste of money.

Yet, I hear people raving about them! So, maybe I am not using them correctly. I am going to give them another chance.

Thanks for all the great tips!
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Old 10-23-2013, 08:44 PM
 
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You may want to try dehumidifying crystals. There are numerous brands - Damp Rid is available all over the place. I've seen it at Home Depot. Boat owners put several in their boats before putting the tarp over for the winter and report their boats mildew free in the spring when they uncover them.

A friend uses it in her pump house in Washington to keep up with the moisture and in her closets as well.

Dehumidifiers work. We used one in a basement for years. Ours was noisy and used a lot of electricity. We also did the towels at the bottom of the window. Lot of work and still a mess.

I checked Amazon and there even little refillable containers that you can get to put on your window sills.
I use those refillable Damon Rid crystals, I have one in every closet ,pantry & bathrooms, now I've found the ones you can hang in clothes closets. Those ones I've just tried this week so I'm not sure how good they are, the container ones work great.
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Old 11-15-2013, 08:58 PM
 
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Here is the easiest method I have ever found for cleaning them - even when they are really really nasty! Just pour hydrogen peroxide on them. Let that sit and bubble. Then come back about 10 minutes later w/ a cleaning brush - and the goop will all come up very easily! Just rinse and you are done - NO SCRUBBING!!!

I never knew about this, Thanks! I tried out of curiousity and it worked! LOL many thanks
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Old 11-15-2013, 09:05 PM
 
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Here is the easiest method I have ever found for cleaning them - even when they are really really nasty! Just pour hydrogen peroxide on them. Let that sit and bubble. Then come back about 10 minutes later w/ a cleaning brush - and the goop will all come up very easily! Just rinse and you are done - NO SCRUBBING!!!

I never knew about this, Thanks! I tried out of curiousity and it worked! LOL many thanks
What is this referring to?
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Old 11-15-2013, 09:27 PM
 
Location: Tucson for awhile longer
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What is this referring to?
I think toilet "bowels." If you have those. Maybe we have to DRINK the cleaners.
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Old 11-16-2013, 10:01 AM
 
Location: State of Being
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What is this referring to?
Not sure . . . the poster must have quoted from one of my tips earlier in the thread.

I use hydrogen peroxide for a lot of cleaning in my home, so am not sure what in particular this referred to.

At first when I read it, I thought it may have referred to how to clean hair brushes, even those with hair color in them, as I pour hydrogen peroxide on them (preferably, let them sit in a bowl of hydrogen peroxide) and the "gunk" will magically disappear - and you are left with clean brushes and combs.

Another way I use hydrogen peroxide is to pour it around water faucets where "goop" has built up - let it sit - and it bubbles the goo away.

I have a lot of other uses for hydrogen peroxide, so just not sure which tip this referred to.
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Old 11-16-2013, 10:03 AM
 
Location: State of Being
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I think toilet "bowels." If you have those. Maybe we have to DRINK the cleaners.
No, don't think it refers to cleaning toilet bowls . . . I use denture cleaning tablets in toilet bowls with bad stains.

And on a regular basis, I spray bleach in toilets (outside of them, as well) . . . cleans and disinfects - and takes out most stains.
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