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How to clean the toilet bowl - Most commercial toilet cleaners that you find in the store contain harsh chemicals that can pollute your home environment and can be toxic to your family. One of the active ingredients in many toilet bowl cleaners is hydrochloric acid, which is a highly toxic corrosive chemical.
When inhaled, this substance can damage the nose, throat, and respiratory system, posing a significant danger to children, pets, and those who have to clean bathrooms in the home.
Homemade Bathroom / Toilet Cleaner
Using commercial cleaning products in your home nullifies the purpose, as many of the cleaners and all-purpose cleaners you find in stores are laden with harsh chemicals that can cause harm to your family.
Fortunately, there are many easy-to-find natural ingredients that you can use to make your own homemade toilet bowl cleaner. Making a homemade toilet bowl cleaner gives you the freedom to use ingredients that you think are the safest for your family and those that are available for you to purchase.
Tea Tree Toilet Bowl Cleaner
This deodorizing solution uses the antibacterial properties of tea tree oil to kill germs in the toilet bowl as well as those on toilet surfaces. Ingredients are inexpensive to purchase and safe to use with your family.
DIY Tea Tree Oil Toilet Cleaner
- Half a cup of baking soda
- 1 cup distilled white vinegar
- Half a teaspoon of tea tree oil
In a spray bottle, mix the essential oil and white vinegar. Spray the inside of the toilet bowl with the mixture, as well as the toilet seat, lid, and handle.
Let the cleaner sit for several minutes. Sprinkle baking soda into the toilet bowl and, using a toilet brush, scrub the inside of the bowl. Wipe the solution off the seat and cover and wring it out with a clean, dry cloth.
Homemade heavy duty toilet bowl cleaner
If you have bad rings around your toilet bowl, this heavy-duty formula is just what you need. It's a very strong cleaner that's often used after a toilet blockage has been cleared to thoroughly clean any residue.
The ingredients in this natural toilet cleaner will leave a sparkling clean and eliminate old toilet odors.
Heavy Duty Homemade Toilet Cleaner Recipe
- ¾ cup of borax
- 1 cup white vinegar
- 10 drops of lavender essential oil
- 5 drops of lemon essential oil
Mix the ingredients in a spray bottle. Wet the toilet bowl from the inside, either by flushing the toilet or moving the water around the bowl with a toilet brush.
Pour all the solution into the toilet. Leave the mixture for several hours or overnight. Scrub the bowl with a toilet brush and rinse to rinse. It is important not to use the toilet while the detergent is in the bowl.
Organic Toilet Cleaner
This cleanser uses natural ingredients that leave no harmful residue. Helps fight odors while leaving even the dirtiest toilet sparkling clean. The abrasive properties of baking soda help remove stains while absorbing odors.
Natural Organic Toilet Cleaner
- 1 cup distilled water
- Half a cup of baking soda
- Half a cup of castile soap
- 15-30 drops of essential oils (lavender, grapefruit, tea tree, lemon or orange work best for this recipe)
- hydrogen peroxide
Mix water, castile soap, and essential oils in a spray bottle. Next, add baking soda. Shake the bottle to mix the ingredients. Spray the inside of the toilet bowl with the cleaner.
Leave the cleaner on for at least 15 minutes. Scrub the sides with a toilet brush. Spray the sides with hydrogen peroxide so they can be disinfected and leave for a few minutes before rinsing.
Separation of components is normal. Shake the cleaner vigorously before each use to reassemble the items. The above natural bathroom cleaner can also be used as a grout cleaner. The abrasive way baking soda works makes it ideal for cleaning tile and grout.
Homemade bathroom cleaner
This all-purpose bathroom cleaner is ideal for handling all the dirty cleaning chores in the bathroom. From cleaning and deodorizing your toilet to getting rid of dried toothpaste on the counters, this homemade bathroom cleaner gets the job done.
A mixture of vinegar and baking soda, along with Castile soap, baking soda, and essential oils, makes this cleaner a dynamite cleaner to get rid of nasty stains and keep your bathroom smelling fresh and clean every day or if you have guests. .
Bathroom cleaner recipe
- Half a cup of baking soda
- Half a cup of washing soda
- Half a cup of liquid castile soap
- 25 drops of tea tree oil
- 10 drops of lemon essential oil
- 10 drops of peppermint essential oil
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
Mix baking soda, baking soda, and liquid castile soap in a medium bowl to form a paste. Add essential oils and mix well. Add vinegar to the mixture. Using a sponge, scoop out some of the mixture and rub it in.
This solution has multiple uses not only in the bathroom but also in other areas of the home or office. You can use it as a general cleaner for bathroom tiles or tiles in the kitchen or hallway, or you can also clean work surfaces, shower cabin and bathtub.
Having a general purpose cleaner like this is so beneficial that you should probably make a double batch to have on hand at all times.
Fizzy Toilet Bomb
These sparkling toilet pumps are great for keeping your toilet fresh between cleanings and combating any sewer odors in the home. They use three simple ingredients that you can find at your local grocery store that are great for naturally cleaning and deodorizing your toilet.
Homemade Fizzy Toilet Bombs
- 1 1/3 cup baking soda
- Half a cup of citric acid
- 1 teaspoon water
- 30 drops of lavender oil
- 30 drops of peppermint oil
- 30 drops of lemon oil
In a small bowl, mix baking soda and citric acid. Add water and essential oils. To reduce the fizz from baking soda, you can add the liquid ingredients to a spray bottle and lightly spray the dry ingredients.
Put a small amount of the cleaner in your hands and squeeze it out to test the consistency of the mixture. If there are no lumps, add a little water.
In a silicone mold, pour the mixture into each cell, pressing firmly down. Let it dry for several hours. Remove the bath bombs from the mold. When you're ready to use it, just put it in the toilet and watch it work.
If you are looking to live a healthier life by eliminating chemical cleaners in your home, these homemade toilet cleaners will allow you to achieve your goals. With a few simple ingredients that are inexpensive and easy to find, you can start living a healthy life free of harmful chemicals.
Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaning Spray Recipe
Homemade toilet cleaner
- 16 ounces of vinegar
- 8 ounces of baking soda
- 1 teaspoon of tea tree essential oil
- 24oz glass spray bottle
- microfiber clothes
- bath brush
- Pour tea tree oil and vinegar into a spray bottle. Shake well.
- Spray the toilet tank, on both sides of the seat and lid, the handle and the inside and outside of the bowl,
- Wait about five minutes.
- Stir the baking soda up the sides of the container from the inside and into the water.
- Use the brush to move the bowl well, making sure to get to the bottom of the rim.
- Clean the outside of the toilet with a microfiber cloth.
- Flush the cleaning residue down the toilet.
Tea tree oil has antibacterial and antiviral properties.