Going green has been the latest trend for quite some time now and there are no signs of the movement cooling down any time soon. There are plenty of reasons to make use of what nature has so kindly provided for us. It is much safer than artificially created products. Naturally occurring ingredients are far milder than their man made counterparts. Utilizing them also translates to a cleaner, safer environment. It’s a win-win situation with few negative implications.
The same argument can be dragged into the homestead. The toilet to be specific. We are constantly bombarded by commercials that testify about the extraordinary working capabilities of cleaning detergents. Supermarket counters are also decked with a myriad of varieties making it hard for consumers to determine what works better. The truth is effective toilet cleaners can easily be sourced from the kitchen cabinets. They may not come with the same chemically added scents, but they are guaranteed to get the job done and leave the toilet smelling fresh. It helps that you don’t have to regularly fork out a pretty penny each time the supply runs out.
Popular sanitation service provider, Ecotact Limited, offers some suggestions:
This multi-purpose kitchen essential has proven very potent when it comes to maintaining toilet hygiene. All you have to do is pour half a box of this white gold into the bowl and leave for a few hours. It would be better to do so overnight. Afterwards, give your toilet a good scrubbing with a toilet brush and flush it a couple of times.
White vinegar may work on its own but will give better results when used in conjunction with baking soda. Just pour one cup of the vinegar into the bowl and give it a 30 minutes resting period. Follow this by half a cup of baking soda and thoroughly scrub down the toilet. Note the difference with a store bought cleaner.
Borax and Lemon Juice
Borax is a popular ingredient in numerous detergents that can be easily obtained. Pour a cup of the substance into a small mixing bowl and add half a cup of lemon juice. Stir gently into a paste. Get your toilet wet by flushing it and then use a sponge or any available applicant to rub the paste to the inner sides of the toilet. Thoroughly scrub the toilet after two hours. This is brilliant for stubborn stains and will leave a fresh scent.