How Often Should You Clean Toilets?

How Often Should You Clean Toilets?

Although one of the most used pieces of hardware inside of a home, it is not uncommon for homeowners to neglect cleaning it as much as necessary to maintain an optimal bathroom environment. Cleaning a toilet is not necessarily considered a fun or calming process; however, it is necessary to keep it hygienic and avoid making the job harder later. Putting in the appropriate effort regularly can help ensure no build-up occurs from urine splash and odors are not able to accumulate. But how often should you clean your toilet and what steps can be taken to cut down on the overall need for deep cleanings? The answer may be more surprising than you think. 

Toilets are often used multiple times a day for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately, none of these reasons are particularly sanitary and the bathroom habits of the people using them may make the need for cleaning much more frequent. For most homeowners, cleaning a toilet once a week is optimal, although this includes cleaning not only the inside of the toilet bowl but also the exterior surfaces of the toilet as well. Using an antibacterial or spray disinfectant, apply a cleanser and let it sit for a minimum of 10 minutes to allow it to penetrate the dirt or germs that are inside of the bowl. After this time has passed, scrub the interior of the bowl with a toilet brush and flush with the lid closed, then wipe down the exterior surfaces to remove urine splash. 

Cleaning a Toilet for Cosmetic Reasons

One major concern that homeowners might have is ensuring their toilet remains clean for cosmetic reasons. After all, no one wants to have company over if their toilet has ugly stains or marks inside of the bowl or crusted around the rim or seat of the toilet. Fortunately, most cosmetic cleanings only need to be completed as-needed during high traffic usage times or when company is coming. While not considered a comprehensive or deep clean, cosmetic cleaning instead focuses on wiping the surface clean with a disinfectant and sponge. For the best results, a quick daily clean may be required to eliminate potential mineral deposit buildup and urine splash that could potentially cake onto the surfaces. 

In most instances, daily cleaning will take a minimal amount of time and requires no extra disinfectants or chemicals to complete. After the toilet has been flushed, take a toilet brush and scrub below the lip of the toilet bowl where water enters the chamber from the tank. If debris detaches, flush the toilet once more with the lid closed to avoid mist or other water from escaping the bowl before returning the brush to its holder. While this will not replace the need for weekly cleaning with disinfectant to remove urine splash or other bacteria buildup, it can help ensure that you are not collecting mineral deposits that will require a deep cleaning at a later time to remove.  

What if There Was an Easier Way?

No one likes cleaning a heavily stained or soiled toilet. Fortunately, when homeowners partner with BowlsEye to keep their toilets clean, they can cut down urine splash that causes odors or improve cleaning by incorporating Ty-D-Bol with the BowlsEye with Cleaner. Visit our shop to find the perfect model for your unique needs and make your life easier. 

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How Can BowlsEye Keep Toilets Cleaner?

Designed as a target for a cleaner toilet, BowlsEye is an easily installed bathroom companion that reduces noise by 80% and almost eliminates all unwanted urine splash that could seep onto the toilet bowl rim, surrounding walls or bathroom floor tile. Made from durable, antibacterial plastic, BowlsEye self-cleans with each use so homeowners do not have to worry that it is trapping harmful bacteria that could cause a health hazard. Once the toilet seat is closed, the BowlsEye returns to a hidden position where it can be cleaned with reserve water from the toilet tank with each flush. These features make it the perfect addition to any high-traffic toilet because it can help cut down the amount of deep cleaning that may be required to maintain a hygienic, odor-free bathroom.

In addition to the original BowlsEye model, homeowners now have access to a new and improved cleaning model that combines urine splash elimination with the trusted cleaning power of Ty-D-Bol. By incorporating a cleaning tablet, the BowlsEye with Cleaner adds Ty-D-Bol to the toilet with each use or flush when the seat is in a down position. Do not settle for cleaning products that can wear away your toilet tank components or require extensive work to be effective when you do not have to. Simply install the BowlsEye with cleaner and brush the toilet after use for impressive results each day with little extra effort.

Why Choose BowlsEye?

Guy Donohue, The BowlsEye Guy, came up with the concept for this unique product over 20 years ago. Through his belief and faith, Guy decided to put a great team together and bring the BowlsEye to the world. We encourage you to browse our store to find the model that is right for your needs. If you have any questions or concerns, we would love to hear from you. Contact us today or give us a call at (918) 970-2555!

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