We try to keep the toilet clean to prevent limescale and yellow stains. What products can we use to achieve this, or which ones to use when the toilet is no longer as bright white as we would like it to be?
Cleaners take time
Any cleaner we use to clean the toilet does not work instantly. We always plan to clean the toilet when it is least likely to be used in the next hour. We allow plenty of time for products applied to the walls and bottom of the toilet bowl to work. Usually 30 to 60 minutes is sufficient.
Vinegar and baking soda
Vinegar is a big help in the fight against limescale. You can try using vinegar alone to pour on the walls and bottom of the toilet bowl, but this liquid will easily run down the walls. If it’s just an isolated spot, just wet toilet paper with vinegar, press it against the dirty areas and leave it on, or make a mixture of vinegar and baking soda.
- 2 tablespoons baking soda
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
Mix to create a thick paste that you apply to problem areas of your toilet and leave on for 30 minutes. Then rinse with warm water.
Regular cleaning should also prevent dirt from building up on your toilet. Here again, only home-made products will suffice.
- 0.5 litres of apple cider vinegar
- Juice of 1 lemon
Or you can try:
- 0.5 l white vinegar
- 0.5 l of water
- 5 drops of rosemary essential oil
Whatever mixture you choose, once mixed, pour it into a spray bottle and you have the perfect product for regular maintenance of your toilet.
Coca-Cola was invented as a medicine in the past. Its effects are still used today, for example, to combat digestive problems. However, we can also clean our toilet with it simply by pouring the drink into the toilet bowl and leaving it for 1 hour. Then clean the inside of the toilet with a brush and rinse with water.