Toilet bowl rims comprise the outer edge of the inside of the toilet bowl. The underside of the rim can be difficult to clean because it is largely obstructed from view.
Supplies required to clean the toilet bowl rim include a toilet brush, a toilet cleaner, a wash cloth, disinfectant and rubber gloves.
Apply the toilet cleaner under the rim prior to using a brush. Then use the toilet brush to scrub underneath the rim until all grime is removed.
Proper ventilation is a safety consideration. The bathroom fan should be on and windows opened, so the fumes from all disinfectants and cleaning supplies can be removed.
To ensure that germs and bacteria are not a factor, wear rubber gloves while cleaning a toilet bowl rim. Goggles are also a good way to keep germs, bacteria and chemicals away from the eyes.
Do not wear any nice clothing or have any nice items nearby when cleaning the toilet bowl rim. Cleaning supplies can sometimes stain these types of items if they come in contact.
How to Ream Clogged Toilet Bowl Ports
A toilet's flushing power depends on the water flow through the small outlet holes (ports) on the underside of the toilet bowl's...
How to Clean the Mildew Under the Toilet Bowl Rim
The underside of the toilet bowl rim is shady and wet, in short, an ideal place for mildew to grow. That's why...
How to Unclog Toilet Jets
At times a homeowner may experience the problem of a slow flushing toilet. There can be many causes for this problem, including...
How to Clean Stains on Toilet Bowl Rim
If you consider the germs and bacteria that may be hiding under the rim of your toilet, it may be enough to...
How to Unclog Toilet Rim Holes
A toilet bowl uses a series of small drain holes located around the bowl's rim to drain the water out of the...
The Toilet Is Clogged With Limescale
Limescale buildup, which consists of calcium and magnesium deposits typically found in hard water, will clog various plumbing fixtures, including toilets. A...