This week, I have decided to focus on the bathroom. Oh! The bathroom! Growing up, I never paid much attention to the toilet bowl build up. Now, as a mother, I am painfully aware of the way the toilet looks. And in a house of 5 kids, our toilets are used a lot…and often left unflushed for hours at a time. Just don’t get me started on the woes of having a three-year-old son….
I recently got a book called Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Home: No-Nonsense Advice that Will Inspire You to CLEAN like the DICKENS from the Hachette Book Group. It has tips on how to clean just about anything in your house. A fabulous resource! I decided to take her tips and work on a few problem spots in my house this month for each of my Tackles in March. But the best part? I get to GIVE AWAY a copy of the book each week for the month! Contest details and entry HERE.
So back to those toilets…..Mrs Meyers gives a few great tips for keeping the toilets clean. I tried her tip for getting the ring out: Pour a half cup of distilled vinegar into the bowl and let it sit for a few hours (or even overnight) and then swipe with a toilet brush. I gave my toilets the treatment before going to bed, since I can never guarantee that they won’t get used during the day. While my bathroom smelled a little interesting the next morning, it did the trick, and my toilet was clean! I love the fact that I was able to use a safe, natural, and low-cost cleaner. No, I didn’t take a before and after picture. That’s a little too much.
I was very intrigued by Mrs. Meyer’s extra tips and might try them sometime (I just didn’t have the supplies at home). She recommends dropping a few denture tablets into the bowl and letting them foam for about 5 minutes. Hmmm….You think I might get some funny looks buying denture tablets with AJ in the cart? She also has a cool tip using a can of cola. Now, that would be fun!
Oh, and I’m totally using her tip for cleaning my shower curtain.
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