The Clorox ToiletWand product review, unboxing, and demonstration is on tap today.
Ever wonder the best way to clean a toilet? Or maybe you call it the loo, the latrine, a lavatory, the can, the oval office a water closet, the potty, or the commode.
In any event, DIY cleaning is easy if you have a toilet wand. And today Angela Brown, The House Cleaning Guru will show you speed cleaning techniques to clean the bathroom.
“Clean with me and then you can do it on your own.”
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If you’re a consumer and you have this at your house, you may want to have one at each of the toilets. The replacement heads are affordable when you buy them in bulk. And it prevents kids and animals from getting into a dirty or icky toilet brush.
Clorox – The Company – Identification
First of all, it is a product created by Clorox. Now Clorox is a $6 billion a year company and you probably know them as the company by their namesake, which is Clorox Bleach.
The Clorox Company with 8,700 employees based out of Oakland, California is also responsible for things that you may not even know of. Clorox is behind household brands like Liquid Plumber and Pine Sol. Did you know they own Hidden Valley Ranch dressing that you might put on a salad?
And they’re responsible for the Glad containers that we put our lunches in as we go clean houses.
And that’s not all. The Clorox Company owns Kingsford Charcoal briquettes used for the barbecue grill. Burt’s Bees, lip balm Fresh Step and Scoop Away kitty litter. Lots of the products we use every day come from Clorox.
In 2018 Clorox made Fortune’s “Fortune 500 List” at number 468.
Clorox ToiletWand – Great Packaging
Now I do want to hand it to them for truth in packaging because if you look at the packaging here, this is actual size. This is the actual size of the product and half of the picture is the handle itself. So, I think that’s super cool.
All right, now we’re going to take a look at the safety data sheet and we’re going to find out is it safe for the environment? But what I want to point out is on the back of the box, and this is the starter box that you buy.
On the back of the box is all the information from the safety data sheet that you need to clean a toilet.
The back of the box includes the directions, warnings, handling and storage, and disposal options.
If you forget what we discuss here today – read the box and you’ll be good to go.
Clorox ToiletWand Unboxing
Notice the handle has a quick release button for easy disposal of the used ToiletWand heads.
The caddy holds the ToiletWand and the spare ToiletWand replacement heads.
Note: When inserting the replacement heads, take them out of their packaging and dump them upside down. Make sure the knob that connects to the toilet wand is facing up. This allows you to open the caddy lid, dip your wand inside and connect without ever touching the head.
That’s it. It’s about the same size as any other toilet brush in a caddy.
Work Smart Not Hard Tools
As we clean a toilet, we will use the Clorox ToiletWand first. This will allow the chemicals to go to work while we clean the rest of the commode and bathroom.
The box recommends a dwell time of 10 minutes in the toilet.
As we clean the loo, we’ll use our work smart not hard tools. Today we’ll use an all-purpose cleaner and paper towels.
The paper towels will allow us to clean up and discard the germs. We use paper towels instead of cloths so we don’t transfer germs or contaminate other cloths.
Clorox ToiletWand Safety Data Sheet Hazards
Let’s take a look at the safety data sheet and see exactly what’s inside the product and is it safe to use. Now, the hazards listed as required by law is that if you get it in your eye, it could cause eye irritation.
And to prevent that, we’ve decided to wear our disposable gloves. These are not required but it will remind us not to touch our eyes or our nose if we have itching or allergies.
Composition / Ingredients
All right, what’s in the product and is it safe? Well, there are four ingredients and they’re made up of a trade secret, so not going to tell us how much of these are in there, but here’s what it’s made of.
- D-Glucopyranose, which is a form of Dexter Glucose. This is a form of sugar in which carbon atoms, one and five are bridged together with an oxygen atom.
- Glycolic Acid, which is part of the active group of compounds known as Alpha hydroxy acids. They use Glycolic Acid to create beauty products. And that’s also derived from sugar.
- Sodium Lauryl Sulfate is a common ingredient in personal care products. That’s an additive that allows the cleansing product to foam.
- And then there’s Benzene, which is a colorless volatile liquid hydrocarbon present in coal, tar, and petroleum. And that is used in chemical synthesis.
First Aid Measures
- Eyes – if you get traces of the Clorox ToiletWand in your eyes, you want to rinse your eyes.
- Skin – if you get it on your skin, you want to rinse your skin.
- Inhale – if you inhale it for any reason and that bothers you, you want to go to fresh air.
- And if for any reason you should ingest it (and it’s not edible, so don’t eat it, but if you do,) call the poison control center or go to your local ER.
Fire Fighting Measures
Good news is this product is not flammable. But if for any reason there’s a fire in your bathroom, a regular household, a fire extinguisher will put it out.
We’re not talking about the unit itself, but if chemicals leak out of the disposable head, you can flush those chemicals down the toilet safely.
NOTE: Do NOT flush the disposable head down the toilet. It’s like a little sponge and it will clog your toilet. But the chemicals from the disposable head, you can flush down the toilet.
Handling and Storage
All right, handling and storage, it’s a little sponge, so you want to keep it in a cool dry place.
Then the exposure control, it does not say that you have to wear any personal protective equipment like gloves.
I just prefer wearing gloves when cleaning toilets to prevent from spreading germs. And wearing them reminds me not to touch my eyes, nose or face.
Physical and Chemical Properties
All right, so what is the product? Well, the physical product, it’s white on a blue pad and the scent smells like citrus or musk or floral.
Stability and Reactivity
The Clorox ToiletWand disposable heads are stable under normal conditions. And the reactivity is terrible. You do not want to mix this with any other product. So, don’t be putting toilet bowl cleaner in there and then using this.
Use the Clorox ToiletWand only by itself.
What is true with other cleaning chemicals is also true here. We do not want to mix this with anything else because that can create toxic fumes and that can affect your upper respiratory system.
So, it is safe to use if you follow the directions. That’s why we’re having this conversation.
There are no physical hazards if you follow the instructions. And no listed delayed or immediate effects or chronic effects from short and long-term exposure.
The chemicals used in the Clorox ToiletWand is not good for fish and is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
You can toss the disposable heads right in your household trash.
This product is not regulated by land, air, or sea. So, if you want to ship one of these as a gift to your kid at their college dorm, it’s safe to do so. And when they see it, they’re going to have a good laugh and say, “Mom knows what the inside of our toilet looks like.”
All components of the product are listed with a TCSA. (Toxic Substance Control Act) in the USA. And the DSL / NDSL, (which is the Canadian domestic substance list.)
And they’ve listed with the Clean Water Act. Their statement: this product does not contain any substances regulated as pollutants to pursuant to the Clean Water Act.
Let’s See How to Use the Clorox ToiletWand
The first step is to remove all the items around the toilet. This the plunger, and the icky toilet brush that’s there.
Remove the bathmat, the wipes, sprays, personal items, books, or other items.
Now the toilet where cleaning has a slight ring around the inside. And it’s icky up around the rim. But this is not months of buildup. This is regular maintenance clean.
So, we’re going to take our ToiletWand and put it inside the toilet caddy. We will snap it onto a toilet wand head.
Then we will activate the Clorox ToiletWand in the basin for two seconds before scrubbing.
This will allow all the chemicals to activate before we use the scrubby part.
Scrub with the Clorox ToiletWand
Once wet, start scrubbing the part of the basin with no water in it. This allows the scrubbing head to activate and to start foaming. Once it starts foaming, go up underneath the rim.
Spend as much time as you need to brush and scrub that out.
Then we’ll move down to the ring around the toilet and we’ll give the ring around the toilet, a little bit of elbow grease if necessary.
Next, we’ll work our way down into the hole of the toilet where the water lives. Now the water, once it’s activated is going to turn blue and you can’t see what you’re doing.
But you know what’s down there, so just make sure you scrub the area well, giving any extra areas, some extra attention if it’s icky.
Clean the Rim of the Toilet with the Clorox ToiletWand
Next, it’s time to clean the outside of the rim of the toilet. This is always an icky part where there’s overflow, there’s overspray, there’s pee, there’s whatever. And when done we will dispose of the wand head.
Rinse off the handle in the sink or bathtub and allow it to drip dry before you put it back in the caddy.
Now we will allow the chemicals to dwell about 10 minutes to break down the enzymes in the ring around the toilet.
Let’s Clean the Rest of the Toilet
During the process, we’re going to spray the outside of the toilet and the floor around the toilet with our all-purpose spray.
Take a paper towel and start at the top of the toilet lid. Wipe down the lid and handle of the john. Wipe the toilet tank and the back of the seat where the lid and seat connect to the toilet.
Next, wipe down both sides of the toilet lid. Then wipe both sides of the toilet seat.
Pay close attention to the inside of the toilet nuts and bolts that hold on the seat and lid. Clean them with a cleaning brush if necessary, wipe them if they don’t need a brush.
And last but not least, wipe down the outside and inside of the toilet rim with your expiring paper towel and toss.
Wipe the Baseboards – New Paper Towel
Next, we will wipe the baseboards behind the toilet, the corners of the floor that meet the tub and the base of the toilet.
While on your hands and knees, it’s a good idea to wipe the floor with your paper towel. This will pick up any hair, dust, lint, or debris that floated down from the air filter. It will also clean up any overspray from toilet flushing or splashes of pee.
There’s a little pipe behind the toilet. Don’t forget to wipe that down and the handle behind there so there is no dust. Then working your way forward clean the base of the toilet and the corners of the toilet and the baseboards before we’re done.
Clean the “Extras “Around the Toilet
Now while we’re on our hands and knees, we’re going to do a 360 and spin around. Now it’s time to wipe down all the items that were sitting around in the toilet.
This includes racks, baskets, holders, bins, or shelves – and everything on them.
When someone is sitting on the toilet this is what they see. So now is your chance to remove splatters, dust, and general ick. You can also straighten the items as you put them back.
Everybody deserves a clean bathroom – even you.
And while you’re wiping things down, clean the plunger before putting it back.
All this is an easy process and only takes a couple of minutes.
Professional House Cleaner Secret
While you are in the toilet room on your hands and knees close the door and clean behind the door. Wipe down the baseboards and corners of the room. When customers are sitting on the toilet, they see whatever is hiding in the corners.
Forget to clean this area and your clients may call you back to do a re-clean.
Check Out the Amazing Results from Our Toilet Clean
All right, now it’s been 10 minutes. We’re going to flush that toilet. See what a great job it did? And you’ll notice that the ring is gone. Up underneath the rim. that area is all nice and sanitized now. All the stuff around the toilet is clean, sanitized and back in place.
And the toilet area now has a complete facelift. Booyah!
And this my friends is how you clean a toilet.
Savvy Cleaner Approved the Clorox ToiletWand
All right, now that we’ve had a chance to try the Clorox ToiletWand. It does exactly what it says it’s supposed to do. The advertising does not over promise and the product does not under deliver.
We tried it on several toilets and we got consistent results every single time. So, I’m going to give the Clorox ToiletWand the Savvy Cleaner seal of approval.
Now you might be saying, “Wow, it’s a little bit expensive to use.” And yes, it is. But you can sign up for coupons here direct from Clorox.
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