The toilet is one of the most important needs of our everyday life and keeping the toilet clean hygienic should be one of our major concerns to lead a healthier life.
Some maintenance projects give some basic knowledge on many daily activities including the process of removing the urine stains of the toilet seat. It looks awkward a feels inconvenient to have yellow stains on the toilet seat.
Nowadays there are plenty of products that can be useful to keep the toilet free from stains and urine scales. You just need to choose the convenient one depending on the material and condition of your toilet.
Some basic household products like coke, vinegar and baking soda can be helpful to keep your toilet clean from stains. One thing you should always remember doesn’t use harsh chemicals on the toilet as it can damage your toilet surface and also can reduce the shine.
The maintenance and urine stain removal process of different toilet seat are as follows:
Wooden Toilet Seat
The maintenance process of the wooden toilet seat is far different from the others because of the porous nature of the wood. For wooden toilet seats, it is best to keep the harsh chemical cleaners away as these can damage the wood easily.
The wooden toilet seats that have a protective coating that protects the wood from the chemical cleaners are the best ones. You can use mild detergents while using the wooden toilet seat.
Dishwashing soap can be a good choice for this. First of all, use the disinfecting spray to remove the bacteria from the seat and apply the dish soap to remove the urine stains from the toilet seat.
Plastic Toilet Seat
It is easy to clean urine stains from the plastic toilet seat as there is a lot of store-bought or homemade products available for this.
You can use a chemical cleaner to disinfect although this will not be effective to remove the long term stains caused by the human urine.
Moreover, chemical-based products can scuff the toilet surface and your toilet may become less shiny. There can also be grooves that will be tougher to clean. So, baking soda paste is the best solution for removing stains from the plastic toilet seat.
You can also use bacteria-killing spray which will not make your toilet less shiny. Leave the spray for 5 to 10 minutes and allow it to disinfect the toilet seat then wipe the seat out with a damp cloth. After disinfecting your toilet you can move forward to remove the stains from the toilet bowl.
You need to make a paste by mixing one-quarter cup of water and the same amount of baking soda then spread the paste in the stained area of the plastic toilet seat.
Leave the mixture in your toilet seat for fifteen to twenty minutes then scrub the stained area with a sponge without a scouring pad. Scrub the stained areas with a damp sponge in circular motions to clean the seat properly.
Repeat this process until the toilet becomes clean and spray it again with the disinfecting spray. After spraying wipe the toilet bowl after five minutes and there will be no stain on your toilet seat.
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The Toilet Bowl
It is harder to remove the stains from the toilet bowl as it’s not stained. This is a urine scale that makes the toilet bowl yellow over time. Besides, urine scales can generate bacteria and bad odour in your toilet.
You should remove the urine scale as soon as you notice it in your toilet bowl. There are some regular households’ products that can be useful in removing the urine scale from the toilet bowl.
Baking Soda And Coke
As we have discussed earlier, baking soda is very effective for removing the urine scale from the toilet bowl. After cleaning the toilet spray a mixture of baking soda into your toilet bowl and leave it as long as possible and you will have a toilet bowl free from urine scale.
If using the baking soda only doesn’t work you can pour some coke into the toilet bowl along with a spoonful of baking soda. The mixture of baking soda and coke will create foam. Leave the foam for a longer time, scrub the toilet and flush.
Vinegar is one of the best ways for removing the urine scale and keeping your toilet free from bad odour and bacteria. Apply plenty vinegar of vinegar in the toilet bowl and leave it overnight if possible.
Repeating the process will help you to remove the urine scale from your toilet and there will be no effect of harsh chemical either.
If you follow the above-mentioned techniques you can have a toilet free from stains, urine scale, bacteria as well as bad odour.