Cleaning a Toilet like a Pro
There is no doubt that the toilet is one of the Frequently use rooms in the house.
One that you would like to clean regularly, Not cleaning the toilet for a period of time, can expose you to harmful germs which can affect your health. It would be nice if a quick swish with toilet bowl cleaner and a toilet brush left your toilet sparkling clean.
First things first, to clean a toilet you need the right cleaning tools.
You should have:
- Rubber gloves
- Toilet brush
- Toilet bowl cleaner
- Multi-purpose cleaner
- Paper towels or cloths
Now let’s go from the top down the toilet bowl should be cleaned from the top down. Start by cleaning under the rim and work your way down to the hole at the bottom, using your toilet brush as you go.
Spray a multipurpose cleaner (such as a white vinegar and water solution) into your toilet bowl, along with a few drops of lemon juice for a citrus-fresh smell, onto the outer surfaces of the toilet. Make sure you clean the toilet seat on the other side – and don’t forget to spray the base and the nearby floor area, too.
Cleaning From the Outside In
When you’re cleaning your toilet like a pro you will want to clean it from the outside in. Start by removing everything on or around your toilet. Avoid adding extra clean-up to your task by moving anything that sits near the toilet away. Also, remove anything that sits on top of the toilet tank.
Get rid of the stains
When using a supermarket product, run the liquid under the bowl rim and let the product slide down the sides before it settles in the bowl. Simply pour a cup of baking soda into the bowl and let it sit for five minutes, before using your toilet brush to rub around the sides. Run a full flush cycle twice, holding the brush under the water stream to rinse. Place some disinfectant in the toilet brush holder, which will keep the brush sanitized and smelling fresh between cleans. It’s really that easy – and can be ticked off your to-do list in minutes.
To sanitize and attack the hard-to-reach areas, spray the same multipurpose cleaner over the area and allow it to soak in for ten minutes. Then scrub with an old toothbrush to lift the dirt and make it accessible to simply wipe free with a microfiber cloth.
Pro Tip: If your bathroom smells like urine, use a enzyme cleaner after you cleaned and removed the build up, which will remove any of the urine smell.