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There are very few things in this world that cease to be amazing and some that really shouldn’t amaze. However, if you are short on cleaning supplies and really do need to clean your toilet or just looking to save some money and already have one of these laying around. Get ready to learn about 10 weird toilet cleaning tips that actually do work!


Yes, Coca-Cola. Surprisingly, this delicious beverage can be used to clean your toilet. The Coke dissolves toilet rust rings. So, all you need to do is pull a full can for Coca-Cola into your toilet, making sure that when you’re pouring the can you get the rim of the toilet. You let it sit for about an hour letting the acids in the soda break down the stains. Once the time is up, you scrub with a toilet brush and flush revealing a shiny, clean toilet bowl.

Vinegar for the Win

Another cleaning ingredient that you can find in your kitchen is white vinegar. This cleaning tool is a bit different because of the application. Unlike Coca-Cola, you’ll have to soak toilet paper in vinegar (as described by the website the spruce). You then take the soaked toilet paper and place it on the areas that you wish were cleaner and wait overnight. The next day is when you flush to rinse and the stains are gone!

New Fresh Grapefruit Scent

Need a scrubber? All you need is a grapefruit and salt to scrub away those tough stains! According to One Crazy House, all you have to do is cut a grapefruit in half and dip it into salt. You’ll then scrub the toilet with the salt side down. The citrus in the grapefruit helps remove the tough stains while the salt scrubs away. Also, you’ll have a fruity smell afterward!

Brad Jordan

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