Fabuloso has a variety of uses, but can it be used in the toilet bowl? How do you use it to clean the toilet bowl? Are there other options to use to clean the toilet bowl? Can you put it in the toilet tank? Let’s see this and also how to make a homemade toilet bowl cleaner.
Can You Use Fabuloso to Clean the Toilet Bowl?
Fabuloso multi-purpose cleaner can be used to clean toilet bowls. It is indicated on the bottle that Fabuloso can be used in the bathroom and toilets. Fabuloso is intended for use on hard, non-porous surfaces, making it ideal for cleaning toilet bowls.
It is also pH neutral making it more user-friendly than other commercial products. People have diverse fragrance tastes and needs for their toilets and bathrooms, which Fabuloso can cater to because of its various scents
How To Clean Toilet Bowl with Fabuloso?
Nobody likes using a dirty, smelly toilet, or one that has stubborn stains. Use the following steps daily to maintain a sparkling, spotless toilet.
STEP 1: Gather your cleaning supplies. You will need:
- Fabuloso All-Purpose Cleaner
- Toilet bowl brush
- Spray bottle
- Cloth/paper towel
STEP 2: Remove any air deodorizer, candles, and toilet lid covers. Flush the toilet if necessary.
STEP 3: If the seat is dirty, take some toilet paper and wipe it. You can also use Fabuloso disinfecting wipes to wipe it clean. Do not flush the wipes but dispose of them in the bin.
STEP 4: Pour 2 capfuls of Fabuloso in and around the inside of the toilet bowl. Allow it to remain inside for a few minutes.
STEP 5: In the meantime, pour about 1/8th of a cup of Fabuloso into a spray bottle and fill the rest of it with water.
STEP 6: Spray the mixture around the toilet and use the sponge to scrub the areas clean. Scrub the exterior of the tank, toilet bowl cover, base, and flush handle. Also, spray on the underside of the rim.
STEP 7: Keep rinsing your sponge in running water as you clean the different external areas.
STEP 8: Wipe the external areas with a clean, dry cloth. Rinse the cloth and wipe again to remove any residue.
STEP 9: Scrub the toilet bowl with a toilet bowl brush, making sure to keep going around covering all areas within the bowl. Do this for a few minutes.
STEP 10: Also scrub underneath the rim where the water flows out on flushing. Give this area a good scrub.
STEP 11: Flush the bowl. Repeat, if necessary, by pouring more Fabuloso and scrubbing the toilet bowl again. Allow the toilet bowl brush to drip the excess water into the toilet bowl before flushing. Return the brush to the holder.
If this is done daily, stubborn stains will gradually disappear, and your toilet will look clean. Keep the windows open while cleaning to let fresh air inside the bathroom.
There is a hack that went viral, demonstrating the use of Fabuloso in the toilet tank and promising that it will leave your toilet clean and always smelling fresh. Do not put a perforated bottle of Fabuloso in the toilet tank.
Follow the steps below to clean the toilet tank:
1- Remove the lid.
2- If there is a buildup of minerals and grime, pour a few cups of vinegar and let it remain there for up to an hour. (Source)
3- Turn off the water supply to the tank and flush the toilet. This will empty the tank.
4- Spray and scrub the inside of the tank with a sponge.
5- Turn the water supply back on to fill the tank and flush it a few times to rinse out the tank.
Do this before cleaning your toilet bowl and the external parts of the toilet. The tank should be cleaned at least two times a year.
How Do You Make Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner?
DIY cleaners are ideal, as they are non-toxic and eco-friendly. The ingredients are also easily available. There are several toilet bowl cleaners you can make. Here are a few different homemade toilet-cleaning recipes:
1- Essential Oils + Vinegar + Baking Soda
- In a spray bottle, combine 1 cup of white distilled vinegar and ½ teaspoon of your preferred essential oil.
- Spray the mixture in the toilet bowl and let it remain for a little while.
- Sprinkle some baking soda (1 cup) and scrub the toilet bowl with the brush and clean as normal. Remember to label the spray bottle.
2- Borax + Vinegar + Essential oils
- Combine ¾ cup of borax and 1 cup of white vinegar into a spray bottle.
- Add 10-15 drops of your preferred essential oils to the bottle and label it.
- Spray the mixture into the toilet bowl and allow it to sit for some time.
- Scrub the bowl with the toilet bowl brush and clean it as normal.
3- Citric Acid + Baking Soda + Essential oils
- Mix 2 cups of baking soda and ½ cup of citric acid in a glass jar.
- Add a teaspoon of essential oils. Mix well. Label the jar.
- When you want to clean the toilet bowl, sprinkle this mixture into the bowl.
- Use the toilet brush to scrub the bowl.
- Spray some vinegar into the bowl and scrub again.
- Let the combination of vinegar and the powder remain in the bowl for a few minutes.
- Flush the toilet.
Tea tree oil is a good disinfectant. When combining with essential oils, always use a glass container. Metal containers will be corroded.
Any of the above combinations will ensure your toilet becomes clean, spotless, and disinfected.
What to Put in Toilet Tank to Clean the Bowl?
As mentioned above, putting Fabuloso in your toilet tank is not a good idea. However, there are certain products that you can put in your toilet tank that will clean the bowl with each flush.
First, clean the tank as per the steps stated above. The following are a few options:
1- Gadgets: There are simple gadgets to install in the tank that clean the bowl with every flush.
2- Discs or Tablets: A disc or tablet is dropped in the tank. With each flush, they clean the entire system of the toilet and deodorize. There are also bleach-free non-toxic tablets available for use.
3- Borax: Pour a cupful into the tank a couple of times a week to get a clean toilet bowl.
4- Vinegar: Pour a cupful into the tank a couple of times a week. This will clean and deodorize the tank and the bowl.
Fabuloso is a good cleaner that can be used to clean the toilet. Use as per instructions indicated. Clean your toilets daily to avoid stains from setting in and build-up of grime.
You can also use natural alternatives to clean your toilet or use them on alternate days. Remember to wear gloves while cleaning.