How to clean a toilet? Tips for how to clean toilet stains

It may not be the most glamorous job, but cleaning your toilet is an important one. As well as keeping your toilet and bathroom clean and smelling fresh, a clean toilet also helps to keep bacteria and germs away. Find out about how to clean your toilet bowl stains and more with HG.

HG: The best way to clean the toilet

At HG, we have a range of effective toilet cleaning products, suitable for various to clean a toilet

HG toilet cleaner gel hygienic is suitable for regular cleaning and descaling of the inside of the toilet bowl. The composition of the toilet gel means that scale and dirt, and hard water stains in the toilet are removed. The result is a sparkling toilet with a long-lasting fresh fragrance.

HG toilet cleaner gel super powerful is suitable for intensive cleaning of the toilet pan, which is the bottom part of the toilet. The cleaner removes stubborn dirt and deposits effectively. This product does not affect surfaces like stainless steel or chrome. 

HG sanitary area cleaner is a cleaner that is suitable for cleaning your toilet, and other parts of the bathroom. For a quick and hygienic clean, you can use this cleaner for cleaning the seat, the base of the toilet, the hand basin, the tap and the door handle. This product has a fresh scent and dries quickly.

How to clean the toilet bowl with the HG toilet renovation kit

toilet renovation kit

If you’re wondering how to clean toilet bowl stains from the toilet bowl, HG toilet renovation kit is the ideal solution to make your toilet look as good as new.

Over time, the glazing of the toilet can become brittle, which makes it easier for dirt and other deposits to stick to the toilet. Often, these stubborn deposits appear on the invisible parts, like inside the rim. Although these can be hard to see, they are still dirty and can also smell.

The HG toilet renovation kit is supplied with an extremely powerful toilet renovation cleaner, a scrubber, a non-scratch scouring pad and two gloves. You’ll have your toilet looking pristine in no time.

You can clean a toilet with these DIY tips

Cleaning the toilet is important to prevent dark stains and scale. Keeping on top of cleaning your toilet makes it easier to clean, as stains and germs have less time to settle onto the surface and are easier to remove.

As well as HG’s various toilet cleaning products, there are a few home remedies for cleaning your toilet. 

Vinegar and baking soda to clean a toilet

  1. Sprinkle a cup of baking soda in the toilet.
  2. Then pour a cup of vinegar.
  3. Leave it to set for 10 minutes.
  4. Then scrub the toilet clean with a toilet brush.
  5. Finally, flush the toilet and see if the bowl is free from scale and to clean toilet stains

Coke to clean a toilet

  1. Pour 1L of cola into the toilet.
  2. Leave this to settle overnight.
  3. Scrub the toilet clean with a toilet brush the next day.
  4. Finally flush the toilet and see if the scale has disappeared.

Clean a toilet with soap

  1. Dissolve soft household soap in a bucket of warm water.
  2. Pour this into the toilet pan and clean with a toilet brush.
  3. Leave to set for 1 hour and then flush the toilet.

Many sites on the internet recommend cleaning the toilet with bleach. We recommend you avoid this product. Bleach is difficult to break down, making it harmful to the environment. Bleach only bleaches the dirt, it doesn’t remove it. 

If you did not achieve the required effect, use HG toilet cleaner gel hygienic or HG sanitary area cleaner. We also recommend reading our article about how to descale a toilet

If you have any more tips for cleaning a toilet, please let us know. 

Frequently Asked Questions about cleaning a toilet

Why should I clean my toilet?

Cleaning the toilet not only makes your toilet look and smell nicer, it is also hygienic. Regularly cleaning your toilet keeps away germs and bacteria, and stops stains and scale from building up.

What is the best way to clean a toilet?

You can use DIY products, such as cola, cleaning vinegar and baking soda. However, for a guaranteed result, we recommend HG hygienic toilet gel for your toilet or HG hygienic toilet area cleaner for the toilet and bathroom.

For more stubborn dirt and deposits, we recommend HG super powerful toilet cleaner or the HG toilet renovation kit. If you need to clean the seat quickly and conveniently? Use HG hygienic toilet seat cleaner.

Which HG products can I use to clean a toilet?

To clean the toilet, we recommend HG toilet cleaner gel hygienic, HG toilet cleaner gel super powerful & HG toilet renovation kit. For cleaning the entire toilet area, we recommend HG sanitary area cleaner.

Is bleach an effective toilet cleaning product?

No, bleach does not clean your toilet. It only bleaches the dirt, but does not remove it. It is also bad for the environment once it is flushed.

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