How to make a self cleaning toilet 'bomb' - and you probably have everything you need in the pantry

How to make a self cleaning toilet 'bomb' - and you probably have everything you need in the pantry

By Belinda Cleary For Daily Mail Australia





A busy mum-of-two has shown off her recipe for 'self cleaning toilet bombs' and say they make scrubbing the bathroom much easier.

Carolina McCauley, a Perth-based mum, who prides herself on being the 'queen of home hacks' showed off the toilet fizzers on Instagram recently.

In the video the crafty mum showed her followers how to make the fizzers themselves and how they work to clean the toilet.

To make the cleaning bombs Mrs McCauley combines a cup of baking soda, a quarter of a cup of citric acid, essential oils and water.

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Carolina McCauley says the 'self-cleaning toilet bombs' are a gamechanger at her place in a recent video showing them off

A busy mum has revealed how to make fizzy toilet bombs to make cleaning easy

She carefully adds the powders together in a bowl before dropping in her favourite oil, explaining it doesn't really matter which scent you go for as it is simply down to personal preference.

She then adds water, very slowly until the mix starts to look and feel 'like damp sand'.

How to make a self cleaning toilet 'bomb' - and you probably have everything you need in the pantry

The mum-of-two then packs the mix into silicon moulds where she allows them to dry at room temperature.

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She used the large cube moulds available at Kmart - which resulted in six large toilet fizzers when following the simple recipe.

Once the bombs were ready she put them to use - dropping one directly into the toilet bowl.

And people appeared impressed with her efforts.

The recipe calls for one cup of baking soda and 1/4 of a cup of citric acid to be combined in a bowl

She then adds some essential oils before slowly adding water until the mix looksand feels like wet sand

The video, which attracted likes and comments by over 15,000 people has been seen 575,000 times.

Many commented on how safe the bombs are - especially for people like Mrs McCauley who have small children.

'They're non-toxic...much safer for environment and if kids get curious with stuff as the little munchkins do,' one woman said.

The silicon mould was left so the fizzers could dry at room temperature - and solidify

While others simply tagged their friends, urging them to give the recipe a go.

'The smell so good,' Mrs McCauley said in the viral video.

The housewife considers herself a home-hacks queen and uploads new 'short cuts' to achieving domestic bliss every day.

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