Recently, I tried an experiment of a DIY nontoxic toilet bowl cleaner I had seen used on T.V. I wasn’t sure really how well it would clean the toilet. So I tried it twice. One with fairly clean toilet, the other with a dirty toilet. I was shocked at how fast and easy it was to clean, and better yet, there were no toxic chemicals to inhale or leaks in the toilet cleaner caps (that I usually experience).
What you need: vinegar, baking soda, toilet scrub brush, gloves, and a spray bottle full of 2/3 vinegar and 1/3 water (optional)…. And of course a dirty toilet.
Honestly, I debated back and forth about adding a picture of the ‘before’ or not. But I wanted a toilet that was actually dirty to test this on so I waited until mine was. The results can be seen at the bottom. If you don’t want to see the dirty toilet skim over the second photo you see.
Step 1- Sprinkle about 1/2 Cup to 1 Cup (just eye it) all over in the toilet bowl. I tried to get higher up on the bowl as well.
Step 2- Pour about 1-2 Cups of Vinegar into the toilet bowl.
Step 3- Stand back while the mixture bubbles up and fizzes (cleans).
Step 4- Take your vinegar water and spray the areas where the baking soda has not fizzled up yet (where its still solid).
Step 5- You can scrub immediately (it took about 11 seconds until step 5) but I let it sit for about 3 minutes because this toilet was dirty. Then use a scrub brush and clean the bowl well, flush.
That’s it. Now you can create an INEXPENSIVE nontoxic toilet bowl cleaner in 11 seconds or less as well!
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