Home Cleaning Tips – Toilet Cleaning

Here are some of our best cleaning hints to extremely deep clear your toilet – just in case your bathroom is looking for a little TLC.

As we are mothers ourselves, we know that kids can often have inferior toilet flushing skills, despite their best intentions.  This is one of the most common pet peeves for people cleaning their homes!  Just like ours, your bathrooms certainly need regular cleaning and disinfecting. Sadly, toilet cleaning entails considerably more than swirling the bathroom brush in the bowl with typically, and some cleaning product those places on the exterior of the bathroom and surrounding regions! These cleaning routines that are fundamental and we would like to share some of our professional tips on getting your bathrooms into top shape.

For the most part, I believe we’re all quite great at swishing around the bathroom brush in the toilet-bowl. This can be an indication they should be cleaned if you’re beginning to see perpendicular spots along the sides of your toilet bowl. Frequently, toilet brushes have filth that builds up, and really should be replaced every 6-12 months.  When was the last time yours was replaced?

To give your toilet-bowl a true deep cleaning without any harsh chemical cleansers is possible, it just takes a bit of ‘elbow grease’ (meaning lots of firm scrubbing) and some regular some and cleanser, such as Comet. Use a toothbrush to wash a way any filth around the rim and other hard-to-reach areas. It is also possible to use a little mirror to get an improved view in case you are having difficulty seeing these hard-to-reach areas.

Cleaning the Seat and Associated Accessories
Among the prime spots for spray is just about the toilet seat fasteners if you’ve got lads. For routine cleaning, use some soap and a toothbrush to clean in all the small grooves, and after that wipe away with a 50:50 water/vinegar spray and microfiber fabric. Steam cleaners also function awesome for this particular job and conserve lots of scrub and time! It’s also advisable to remove the toilet seat to do away with that filth that seeps beneath one or two times per year. Simply turn the lid up and use a screw driver to dismantle the seat. Give the whole thing an intense cleansing with soap and change. You are going to be probably astonished at what you discover under there! Ensure you also clear the groove where the tank satisfies the bathroom foundation along – it’s still another hidden area for pee spray to lurk!

Removing Mineral Accumulation
You should flush the bathroom until the bowl then generates the maximum amount of water possible without more fills. When there is still water use a vintage towel to soak up it. Once the bowl is not full, then add cleaning vinegar or white vinegar that is routine if this is all you’ve to the bowl to fully cover any spots. Leave scrub. If all spots will not be removed, it is possible to repeat the procedure again or attempt the technique that is same with a product comprising hydrochloric HCL. Only make sure to follow the safety precautions on the bottle of the cleaner as this can be a substance that is considerably more potent than regular cleaners. Additionally, note that bleach SHOULDN’T be applied to rust spots as it can in fact cause the stain to set.

If you can’t look to get your bathrooms smelling clean, odds are they need some additional disinfecting and cleaning around the foundation and surrounding regions including baseboards and partitions! The fastest and easiest means to handle these places would be to use a steam cleaner – it is so powerful, and it gets into every one of those small nooks and cracks.  Plus, best of all, no harsh chemicals are required by it. For people without a steam cleaner, wipe down the whole room with water and soap using a microfiber fabric. Use a tooth-brush to get the borders of the toilet base around and around the knob handles on the foundation of the bathroom. Then create a paste of water and baking soda — you can even add this and some oil to allow it to be smell better yet! Allow it to sit for fifteen minutes or so, and after that wipe away. For additional disinfecting power, after that, you can wipe down with vinegar. NOTE: We do not advocate combining the vinegar and baking soda at the same time. Each of the elements is essentially neutralizing while it’s going to create a remarkable chemical reaction. This eliminates their cleansing power and essentially results in producing a type of salt (not table salt, mind you).

Good luck with these tips on your next bathroom cleaning episode.  And just in case you don’t have the time to do it yourself, feel free to call us.  It’s just part of our standard home cleaning checklist, and we’ll use the same attention to all the other rooms in your house too!