DIY toilet cleaning bombs

You will never have to scrub a toilet AGAIN if you make these DIY toilet cleaning bombs

If there is one room in my home that I keep spotless, it’s gotta be the bathroom. Yes, my kitchen is clean, but with kids, things get messy (or crumb-y) really quickly. But the bathroom can stay clean with a little help from everyone.

Since my kids were old enough to brush their teeth by themselves they’ve had to rinse the sink out thoroughly after they’re done, all towels get picked up, and now that they’re getting older they get the task of helping me clean the bathroom. (They’re going to learn to do it properly right from the start, unlike someone else I live with – hubby.)

DIY toilet cleaning bombs

What’s In Toilet Bowl Cleaner Anyhow?

Bathroom products can be full of harmful chemicals, bleach is hard on growing lungs (as evidenced by this study). And I don’t want that anywhere near my kids. I don’t want it anywhere near me either.

The chlorine in the bleach, mixed with any sort of acid, can create toxic gas (like the stuff they used in the World Wars). Bleach is a notorious irritant and corrosive: it harms your hands and any other parts of you it may come in contact with.

They contain between 10% and 50% hydrochloric acid –  the stuff in your stomach. Hydrochloric acid is linked to kidney damage and irritation to your respiratory tract if inhaled.

Certain brands also contain fragrances, which can cause allergic reactions, headaches and lung irritation. They may also contain hormone disruptors.

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