5 Effective Ways To Clean Urine Stain Around Base Of Toilet

Urine stains take their space around the toilet’s base very quickly due to missed aim urination, and it becomes very hard to clean all those stains. 

You try to clean the tiles around your toilet, and mop regularly, but you missed some hidden spots where urine stains stick. 

If you don’t clean urine stains from your toilet completely, you get an unpleasant smell due to bacteria. 

Urine stains are not fun to deal with. Fortunately you can get rid of them using some household items such as white vinegar, baking soda, Hydrogen Peroxide, and off course saving cream. 

Let’s talk about them in detail in this article. Our motive with this article is to make your toilet smell fresh and make it free from urine stains by using simple cleaning methods.

So without further ados.

Let’s get started…  

Urine Stains Around Base Of Toilet: [Step-By-Step Guide To Clean Them]

You try your best to clean the toilet base by spraying, mopping, and cleaning the surface of the tile using a wet cloth, but the problem is pee spread around the crevices of your toilet sheet and in the grout.

And this area required additional effort to clean urine stains completely. 

Here, I’m going to mention 5 homemade solutions to get rid of urine stains and bad pee smell from your toilet.

Method 1: Use Home-Made Urine Stain Cleaner

Yes, it’s true, you can make homemade urine stain cleaner using the three main ingredients mentioned below.

Tools And Ingredients

  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Baking Soda
  • Dishwasher Cleaner
  • Warm Water

Step 1: 1/4 cup of hydrogen peroxide and 1/2 cup of baking soda do your job. Take them in a glass bowl and at last add 1 tablespoon of dishwasher cleaner and mix them well.

Your homemade urine stain cleaner is ready. 

Step 2: Apply this solution to the crevices and to the grout surface using an old toothbrush.

Step 3: Leave this surface for 30 to 45 minutes. 

Step 4: Take a scrub and rub the crevices and grout surface until urine strains are cleaned completely. 

Step 5: Now mop the surface using a wet cloth. 

Method 2: Grape Fruit Oil And White Vinegar Solution

Grapefruit oil is known for its energetic and invigorating aroma and it has many health benefits but it can also be used to get urine stains out of your toilet. Its antibacterial property kills those bacteria that create a bad pee smell in your toilet.

Tools And Ingredients:

  • Grape Fruit Oil
  • White Vinegar
  • Hand Gloves
  • Scrub or Brush
  • Paper towel
  • Warm Water

Step 1: First, you have to soak urine from the tiles using toilet paper and then throw it into a bucket of garbage. 

Step 2: Now take a plastic bucket and fill it with hot water. Now add 10 drops of grapefruit oil into the warm water and then add 1/2 cup of white vinegar. Stir the solution to make a solution of these ingredients. 

Step 3: Now put the solution into a spray bottle and spray the it on the urine stains. 

Step 4: Leave the toilet surface for a few minutes after applying the solution.

Step 5: Now take a brush or a scrub to rub over the urine stain.

Step 6: Now mop the toilet surrounding for thorough cleaning. 

Also Read: Discolored Grout Around Toilet [Solved]

Method 3: Use A Shaving Cream 

You are just wondering by reading this, but it’s really an effective trick to clean all those hidden urine stains from the crevices and grout. When you have done with this method, I’ll assure you that you just amaze by the smell of your toilet.

Tools And Ingredients

  • A shaving cream of any brand.
  • A hand glove
  • Squeegee
  • A microfiber cloth
  • A mop cleaner

Step 1: First, spray the shaving cream in enough quantity on all the surfaces around the toilet. Don’t forget to spray it on the Crevices and grout. 

Step 2: Wear hand gloves and it’s time to make your toilet floor messy with shaving foam that we spread earlier. Rub the toilet floor generously with hand gloves and spread across the entire surface of grout and crevices.

Step 3: After doing such a tiresome task, it is time to take a rest for 40 minutes and leave your toilet floor messy with shaving foam for 40 minutes.

Step 4: After 40 minutes, it’s time to clean the shaving cream mess from the toilet surrounding. For this take a squeegee and collect all the shaving cream foam by rubbing the toilet floor using it. 

Step 5: After using a squeegee, you will notice that shaving cream is still on the toilet floor. To clean it, take a microfiber cloth and rub it over the toilet floor.  

Step 6: Now, it is time to clean your toilet thoroughly. For this take a mop cleaner and clean the toilet floor completely. 

Now the result of all of this hard work is all the urine stains have gone around your toilet and your toilet smells amazing. 

Method 4: Use Citric Acid To Remove Stubborn Urine Stains

Citric acid is a colorless organic acid. If we use it with dishwashing soap, we can eliminate those stubborn urine stains around our toilet floor. 

Tools And Ingredients

  • Citric Acid
  • Dishwashing Soap
  • Hand Gloves
  • Mask
  • Brush or Scrub
  • Toilet Paper

Step 1: As we always do, first clean the toilet floor with toilet paper to soak urine. 

Step 2: Now wear hand gloves and a mask to ensure your safety.

Step 3: It’s time to make a solution by mixing 1 cup of citric acid and 2 tablespoons of dishwashing soap. Now mix the solution well.

Step 4: Now spread this solution over the grout and crevices of your toilet floor. Make sure you will not leave any place. 

Step 5: Leave the surface for a few minutes.

Step 6: Now take a brush and rub it over the toilet floor. Rub vigorously on grout and crevices. 

Step 7: Now mop the surface to clean the toilet floor thoroughly. 

Step 5: Use Enzymatic Cleaner 

You have to use this method in such a condition when your toilet floor still have urine stains after applying all the above-mentioned methods. This is an effective method to remove stubborn urine stains from your toilet base.

Tools And Ingredients

  • Enzymatic cleaner
  • Sponge or brush
  • Paper towel 

Step 1: The first step is always the same, just use your toilet paper to clean urine from the floor. 

Step 2: You don’t need to do extra work here. Just spray the Enzymatic cleaner in a place where you are noticing urine stains. 

Step 3: Make sure to read all the instructions written on the label of the bottle. 

Step 4: After applying the cleaner, leave the surface for the time mentioned on the label of the Enzymatic cleaner.

Step 5: Now take a wet sponge and wipe out the toilet surface from remaining urine stains.

Step 6: For thorough cleaning, you can mop the toilet floor.  

How To Tackle Hidden Urine Stain Around Your Toilet Base And Wall 

It is a good idea to inspect those hidden spots where urine stains are present but are not visible when the light is on. 

To identify those hidden spots having urine stains, first, switch off your bathroom light and use a laser light to inspect those hidden spots that have urine stains. Mark those areas and apply any one of the above mention methods to clean those areas thoroughly. 


Normally urine doesn’t smell but the place where it presents creates a fair environment for bacteria growth. These bacteria are the main cause of the unpleasant smell in your toilet. You can get rid of these unwanted urine stains and bad pee smell from your toilet by following above-mentioned methods.


Q.1 How To Remove Urine Stains From The Bathroom Floor?

Ans: Some effective methods to remove urine stains from the bathroom floor are using homemade urine stain cleaner made by using hydrogen peroxide, baking soda, and dishwasher soap, using grapefruit oil and vinegar, using citric acid, etc. I’ve mentioned a step-by-step guide to applying these methods to remove urine stains completely. 

Q.2 How To Remove Urine Stains From Grout And Crevices?

Ans: Crevices and grout on your toilet floor are hard to clean. I’ve mentioned in this article in detail how to clean grout and crevices to remove urine stains completely and make your toilet smell amazing. 


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