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Homemade Toilet Cleaner

I've tried a lot of homemade household cleaners over the years. My favorites are the inexpensive, all-natural ones. I really like this homemade toilet bowl cleaner. Not only is it easy to make and chemical free, you probably already have everything you need on hand to make it!

You will need:

  • 1/2 c. baking soda*
  • 1/2 c. white vinegar
  • Essential oil (optional)

*Baking soda is very inexpensive. If you use a lot of baking soda for baking and for homemade cleaning products, like I do, you might want to invest in a large container of it. You can find big inexpensive tubs of baking soda at Costco or other wholesale grocery stores.

toilet bowl cleaner

If you have ever done any science experiments with your kids, you probably already know what happens when you mix together baking soda and vinegar. It makes a great chemical reaction when the baking soda and vinegar are mixed together.

The great thing about this cleaner is that you can mix it together right in the toilet. Pour the baking soda in the boilet bowl and then the vinegar, and it will fizz up quite a bit. Add a few drops of essential oil for scent if you like, I used lavender oil.

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Let the vinegar and baking soda mixture sit in the toilet bowl for about 30 minutes, and then scrub as usual.

That's it!

If you're wanting to give your bathroom a good all over cleaning, then check out How to Rid Your Bathroom of Boy Bathroom Smell.

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