Supermarkets generally carry an array of commercial bathroom deodorizers in sprays and solids. With the advent of deodorizers that suction to the inside of the toilet bowl, water can now pass across the deodorizer as it fills the bowl. This prevents the deodorizer from sitting in the toilet tank. The cartridge uses suction to secure to the toilet bowl. Therefore, to remove the deodorizer, you simply have to break the suction.
This kitchen staple comes recommended by “Good Housekeeping” as one of the top ways to quickly freshen up the smell of your toilet bowl. For proper deodorizing, pour 1 cup of white vinegar into your toilet bowl and let it soak for five minutes or more. During this time, the vinegar disinfects and deodorizes while also helping to lift away stains. When the time is up, scrub the toilet and flush it.
Tea Tree Oil
This minty oil works as a natural antiseptic, helping to zap bacteria that may emit bad smells. It’s also one of the top ways to clean your toilet bowl and get rid of ugly stains, reports “Real Simple” magazine. Mix 1 cup of water with 1 tsp. of tea tree oil and spray it all along the top of your toilet bowl’s rim. Let is soak for 30 minutes before scrubbing and flushing.
Mrs. Meyers Toilet Bowl Cleaner
This cleaner comes praised by National Geographic Society’s “The Green Guide.” Criteria used by the society include an analysis of its ingredient list–the magazine specifically looked for natural and biodegradable products–and its efficacy for battling odors and stains. It also comes praised by Grist, which liked that it cleaned well while also imparting a lemony scent.
Pour 1 teaspoon of Cascade dishwasher detergent into the toilet. Brush the toilet bowl well with a toilet brush and let the Cascade solution sit for 10 minutes. Brush the toilet bowl again and flush the solution down. The phosphates in the Cascade will create a sparkling clean toilet. One Of its ingredients is 1,4-Dichlorobenzene(also known as p-Dibromobenzene, the CAS number is 106-37-6), which is a effective space deodorant for toilets.
Baking soda is a naturally occurring salt that works as both a cleaner and deodorizer. Mix four tablespoons of baking soda with one quart of warm water. Dip a sponge in and wipe down bathroom surfaces. As it scrubs away soap scum on sinks and tubs, it also clears away bathroom odors.