Would it be absolutely disgusting to...
meladeso · 22/01/2019 07:33
Put loo brushes in the dishwasher on their own, on hot setting, followed by a hot wash on empty??!!!
WoogleCone · 22/01/2019 07:34
I'd have to discard the dishwasher afterwards :/
Etihad · 22/01/2019 07:36
I don’t think I would do that.
Just wondering how much all that hot water/electricity/detergent would compare financially and environmentally to getting some cheap new loo brushes?
LaurieFairyCake · 22/01/2019 07:36
Of course it's fine ! Dishwashers temperature is set to kill all bugs
I wouldn't and don't even do a hot wash afterwards
finn1020 · 22/01/2019 07:36
popcornwizard · 22/01/2019 07:37
Yes not envy
Thisgirlcant · 22/01/2019 07:37
Put them in a bucket with boiling hot bleach water.
LaurieFairyCake · 22/01/2019 07:37
The rule of thumb is always to reuse before re-buying
Bishbashthrash · 22/01/2019 07:38
That is disgusting!
peeblet · 22/01/2019 07:38
yes you can cheap replacements -
even John Lewis basics is £3
GetYourRocksOff · 22/01/2019 07:38
Just ditch the loo brush. Gross things.
shitwithsugaron · 22/01/2019 07:39
Message withdrawn at poster's request.
RainbowWaffles · 22/01/2019 07:41
Just buy a new one, treat yourself.
1Bobbinwinder · 22/01/2019 07:41
Bleach is your friend here, surely?
Etihad · 22/01/2019 07:41
Yes I agree about the reusing thing, as much as possible. But putting loo brushes in the dishwasher is gross and not very efficient as you would be using a huge amount of water. Bucket of hot water is a good idea!
Thisisthelaststraw · 22/01/2019 07:41
I have no idea but I wouldn’t do it.
Tiny particles of faecal matter flowing around my dishes 🤮
Stompythedinosaur · 22/01/2019 07:42
I don't think I would do this personally.
ErictheGuineaPig · 22/01/2019 07:42
Jesus christ, why????
Why would you need your loo brush to be that clean when it just gets used to clean a loo? Why would your risk contaminating your food area for it? I can't fathom what your thinking is here?!
81Byerley · 22/01/2019 07:43
It shouldn't be necessary. Every morning when I clean the bathroom, I put bleach down the loo and scrub round it, then leave the brush in the loo soaking while I clean the rest of the bathroom. I'm sure the bleach leaves the brush fresh and clean.
MirandaWest · 22/01/2019 07:43
I wouldn’t. If I felt the loo brushes couldn’t be used any more I would buy new ones.
scrivette · 22/01/2019 07:43
I am very lax about these sort of things and even I wouldn't!
This is the sort of thing bleach should be used for!
Tattybear16 · 22/01/2019 07:43
Gag moment. Can’t beleive you’re even considering it.
meladeso · 22/01/2019 07:43
I know the thought of it makes me too, but I'm sick to death of how easily we just discard plastic.
I am NOT buying new ones ever 6 months or whatever. I don't care how cheap they are.
Any alternative suggestions? Did someone say bucket of hot water and bleach?
LaurieFairyCake · 22/01/2019 07:44
My dishwasher is eco friendly so uses less water than hand washing.
I do my 4 loo brushes, pots they go in, pots they stand on (it's a whole contraption) every month in the dishwasher. It's a full load, wouldn't put anything else in with them.
MirandaWest · 22/01/2019 07:44
But not sure why the loo brush would need to be that clean anyway
LaurieFairyCake · 22/01/2019 07:45
I've had my loo brushes 3 years! They cost £15 each (in a sale). There's no way I'd discard plastic like that.
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