|Your toilet can often than not be a major cause of much
embarrassment if you do not take the necessary measures to
ensure that it is always clean. However, sometimes you may
find that despite how regular and vigorous you scrub this
integral household component, a bad smell can still emanate
from it that quite naturally baffles you.
Should you be tired of having to go through such harrowing
experiences. Most especially when it comes to constantly
worrying what impression guests to your home have of you,
the following are some handy tips on how to effectually
remove such odours.
- To begin with the constant wet state of your loo
contributes significantly to its unseemly odour. This is
because such a state of affairs is very conducive to the
growth of mould and bacteria, which of course let off a bad
smell after a very short period of time. To deal with this
issue make it a habit to flush your loo every time you use
it, even if it is just a short call.
- On the other hand, unlike what some individuals like to
think, the cleaning of the toilet does not end with just
vigorously scrubbing its interior. In fact most odours
usually originate from its exterior and its immediate
- Always pay close attention to the outside of the bowl, the
cement base as well as the floor beneath it. All of which
can easily absorb urine, depending on the traffic your
toilet receives, and also if you have young children. To
eliminate such problems it is advisable to utilize a strong
bleach solution and a firm sponge to thoroughly wipe these
- Sometimes the exact cleaning products you may be employing
might not be potent enough to eliminate the bad smell from
this critical region of your home. In other occasions some
cleaning products may contain ingredients that themselves
have unseemly odours. It is very important to double check
on these two issues the next time you shop for products that
can remove the odours from your loo.
- A good alternative that you may like to try and can never
disappoint if you are not sure on the ideal toilet cleaning
products happen to be products that are formulated from
natural ingredients. Or even homemade solutions that you can
concoct using DIY methods. This includes baking soda,
citrus, vinegar, lavender and so on. Most of these
substances are widely acclaimed for possessing strong
pleasant scents that can effortlessly mask the bad smell
that can be emanating from this region of your home.
- Another factor that can play a leading role in enhancing
the unwholesome odours that originate from your toilet is
ineffectual ventilation. A stuffy, unventilated loo will
most definitely stink to the high heavens. While one that
enjoy unlimited circulation of clean and fresh air will
always have a tolerable smell under any circumstance. To
this end, always make sure that the windows in this room are
in excellent working order at all times. As well as keep the
door slightly open when the toilet is not in use.
- To comprehensively deal with any bad smell from your loo
you can also spray it with an excellent air freshener after
every time you make use of it. This will go a long way in
lending it a delightful and wholesome aroma that will always
infuse it and ultimately make you to be the envy of your
- Finally, your home’s distinct plumbing system or even
source of water can also be some of the major culprits when
a bad smell just will not leave your loo, despite all the
attention you pay to it. Should this be the case with your
predicament you should not lose hope yet.
- You can make use of a good neutralizer that you can place
in the tank of your toilet to get rid of such odours. There
are even some that you can insert beneath the bowl and every
time you flush, the water passes over it.
- Should this not remove the bad odour, the only other
solution that may be open for you is to enlist the services
of a skilled and professional plumber to overhaul the
obsolete fixtures of your plumbing system.