Nothing is more pleasant for our bathroom than a toilet that shines and smells clean! The bottle tips that we share with you in this article are not only beneficial for the hygiene of your toilet but also economical. Let’s look at all this in more detail.
If there’s one area of the bathroom that’s begging us to disinfect and keep it clean, it’s the toilet bowl. The walls tend to turn yellow due to stagnant water, not to mention the tartar deposits that can form at the bottom of the porcelain throne. Yes, the task is clearly not the most pleasant…But what if we told you that a simple little plastic bottle can help you clean this area effortlessly? Discover without further delay one of the most ingenious natural cleaning methods to restore your toilet to its full splendor.
How to clean the dirty toilet bowl with the bottle method?
Before moving on to the method that interests us, you must first take a first step before going to bed. Start by pouring a handful of baking soda into the toilet then pour in a small amount of white vinegar. It is the foaming effect coming from the two ingredients that we are looking for here to remove dirt effectively and naturally from the walls of the bowl. Leave it on for 15 minutes, or even overnight, then scrub gently with a clean toilet brush to remove deposits and any bad odors.
Now for the method in question. It involves placing a small bottle inside the toilet tank so that you can clean the bowl every time you flush. To achieve this, you don’t need much and the steps are quick!
How to do ?
- Get a half-liter plastic bottle
- Pour liquid Marseille soap into the bottle
- Add 300 ml of white vinegar and close the bottle
- Shake so that the soap and white vinegar mix properly
- Pierce the top of the plastic cap
- Open the tank cover, insert the bottle then close it. Just be careful not to block the flush mechanism with the bottle
This way, all the cleaning ingredients act immediately on the walls of the toilet bowl every time you flush. Practical, right? And this is even more the case as this technique easily perfumes your bathroom while allowing you to keep your toilets constantly sanitized!
Another significant detail, this tip allows you to reduce the quantity of water in the tank. And since the tank will hold less water, that means your consumption will be less every time you use the toilet. Clearly, this is a tip that more people would benefit from adopting!
How to unclog the toilet with a bottle?
Do you want to unclog the toilet and you don’t have a plunger? A plastic bottle can be of significant help to you:
How to do ?
- First, cut off the base of a liter bottle with a knife or pair of scissors and keep the cap
- Place the cut base of the bottle at the bottom of the bowl then move back and forth like you would use a suction cup. If the traffic jam is not significant, the technique should prove itself.
How to clean the bottom of the toilet with a bottle?
Often, there is no better container for cleaning products than a good old plastic bottle because it is quite simply the most accessible recourse. To effectively clean the bottom of the toilet with it, the steps are very simple:
How to do ?
- Start by heating water and then adding a natural cleaning product such as white vinegar. You can opt for a mixture consisting of a glass of lemon juice and a tablespoon of baking soda.
- Mix everything thoroughly and pour the solution into a plastic bottle then close it
- Pierce the plastic bottle cap
- Aim at the bottom of the toilet with the neck of the bottle then squeeze gently to spray the cleaning water at the bottom of the toilet. Two to four jets should do the trick.
- Let it act
- Take your toilet brush to scrub then flush. Repeat if necessary.
How to descale toilets with a bottle?
There are a handful of natural cleaning products with descaling properties such as baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, salt or lemon juice. They are worthy alternatives to aggressive chemical agents because they are perfectly environmentally friendly. To descale your toilet with it, here is what you can do:
How to do ?
- Prepare a mixture of water, 2 tablespoons baking soda, 1 tablespoon coarse salt and 1/4 glass of lemon juice
- Pour the solution into a small plastic bottle that fits in the toilet tank
- Stir well to mix the ingredients
- Place the bottle in the tank then close it
- Leave on for 30 minutes
- Flush the toilet. Over the days, this should gradually break down the tartar layer as you flush the toilet
Yes, a simple plastic bottle can be super practical to solve more than one toilet problem.