Chances are, you have a bottle of hydrogen peroxide in your medicine cabinet. While it’s mainly used to clean and disinfect wounds, it also is a very effective household cleaner. The same sanitizing and anti-bacterial properties that make it good for wound care also make this household product perfect for using as a cleaner around the house.

Keep reading to see how to use hydrogen peroxide to clean your toilet, and make sure to watch the video below for step-by-step instructions.

It’s no secret that cleaning the toilet is probably one of the least desirable chores to do around the house. However, it must get done. Instead of using expensive cleaners and tools, or trying to buy products that just leave buildup in the long term, try cleaning your toilet with hydrogen peroxide. Start by pouring some in a spray bottle. Then, pour a cup into the toilet bowl, and a cup in the tank. While that’s sitting, start spraying down the outside of your toilet, starting at the top and working your way to the bottom.

Watch the video below for the full instructions!