Recommended Supplies and
Toilet Bowl Cleaner
Acid Toilet Bowl
(Rags, Paper Towels, Sponge, Etc.)
Sprayer – Trigger
(labeled), Pump-Up, Aerosol, Foam, etc.
The need of an acid
bowl cleaner is determined by the hardness of the
water in your area. Routine use of an acid bowl
cleaner is not recommended unless hard water
deposits are present or where, as a result of not
cleaning on a regular basis, a build-up occurs. You
may only need to use an acid bowl cleaner once a
week, once a month or, perhaps in some areas, once
every other day.
Try a “1 in 5” method
first. Using a acid bowl cleaner one (1) day out of
five (5) and using an EPA registered
cleaner/disinfectant four (4) days out of five (5).
Increase or decrease depending on your results.
As in all cleaning
procedures, the first step is to gather the
recommended janitorial equipment and supplies
together and bring to the area to be cleaned.
Wear gloves and any
other protective equipment recommended. Check with
Flush surface with
strainers and any foreign matter.
Determine if bowl
cleaner is needed. If needed, dispenser bowl cleaner
and let stand for a few minutes.
If bowl cleaner is
not needed, apply EPA registered
cleaner/disinfectant and let stand for a few
Clean outside with a
bowl swab, including plumbing fixtures, and clean
floor around the base.
Rinse outside, if
required, and wipe dry.
Bowl Cleaner: Follow
same procedure as above.
Inspect your work.
Repeat procedure(s) if necessary.
Allow time to clean
up and return the cleaning equipment to the storage
Finally, when you are
finished, wash hands and dry thoroughly.