Transform Your Toilet with DIY Cleaner

DIY Toilet Bowl Cleaner
DIY Toilet Bowl Cleaner

By combining some ingredients you probably already have at home, this recipe harnesses baking soda's gentle abrasiveness, vinegar's acidity, and the stain-lifting power of the fizz created by mixing the two--leaving you with a spotless toilet!

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Prep: 2 min.

Cost: 48¢

Yield: 1 cup (enough for 1 use)

• Measuring cup
• Toilet brush

• ½ cup baking soda
• 10 drops tea-tree essential oil
• ½ cup distilled white vinegar

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• Pour baking soda directly into the toilet bowl, add oil, then vinegar-in that order.
• Let water effervesce for several minutes, then scrub bowl with brush. Flush.

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