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infoman Mon 20-Apr-20 05:46:10

Never like leaving "marks" on the toilet bowl when I stay away.
I stayed at one owner type B and B and I said,there was no Sanitary brush.
Owner said new rules state Sanitary brush's are not allowed to be in the toilets.
It seems travelodge don't have ST either.
Yet other owner owned B and B's have Sanitary brush's.
Could any one clarify?

ninathenana Mon 20-Apr-20 07:11:10

Can't help I'm afraid.

😀😀 that's a very random question. Are you bored ?

Nortsat Mon 20-Apr-20 07:13:29

Yuk

Calendargirl Mon 20-Apr-20 07:29:47

Don’t suppose any of us will be staying at B&B’s or hotels any time soon.

BlueBelle Mon 20-Apr-20 08:08:39

What a strange question
Some do, some don’t can’t say I ve ever taken that much interest
Never heard them called Sanitary brushes just a loo brush where I come from

BlueSky Mon 20-Apr-20 09:21:41

Well what you usually have to do if there's no brush (which I agree are full of germs). Wipe it up with some toilet paper and flush until its reasonably clean. blush

quizqueen Mon 20-Apr-20 09:36:00

After I've cleaned my loo with a brush, I just put lots of cleaning stuff down the loo at the end, leave the brush in there for a while and then flush with it inside- it looks as good as new then.

grandMattie Mon 20-Apr-20 09:37:49

Take your own? 😂

tanith Mon 20-Apr-20 09:39:20

What BlueSky said FGS!

downtoearth Mon 20-Apr-20 10:54:50

Put down a crash mat first grin

Line bowl with paper to catch all flush
Clean yourself ..flush again

Oopsminty Mon 20-Apr-20 10:58:05

I think loo brushes are going to be extinct soon.

Thank goodness.

Izabella Mon 20-Apr-20 10:58:09

💩

starbird Mon 20-Apr-20 11:14:13

I have bouts of irritable bowel syndrome brought on by stress. When staying with a newish boyfriend who had recently moved, years ago, on my morning visit to the loo I delivered an expolosive mess of sh**t that the flush barely touched. There was no loo brush, and friend was egging me on to be ready for a shopping trip to buy necessities for the house, ( such as a bed!). I mentioned loo brush and kept my eyes open but we didn’t go near anywhere that sold one. When we got back I rushed to the loo and did my best with tissues and water but as it was dried I couldn’t get it clean. When friend went to the loo he said no wonder you wanted to buy a loo brush!

Nowadays I would always have wet wipes on me which if all else fails I could use ( but not flush), but nowhere near as hygienic for the user as a brush. If it is regularly soaked in a strong bleach mix it has to be safer than having to get hands on! Imagine leaving a mess for the cleaner/ owner to clean up. I would give the job to whoever came up with this rule.

Callistemon Mon 20-Apr-20 11:17:18

I will comment.

The plural of brush is brushes, not brush's which is the possessive.

If you possess your own travelling brushes, then take them with you.
Simple.

EllanVannin Mon 20-Apr-20 11:17:25

Buy one if you're staying on holiday, they're cheap enough. My friend and I have done in the past and cleaning cloths too grin

NotSpaghetti Mon 20-Apr-20 12:22:49

It’s easy to google this infoman - here’s the info:

www.hse.gov.uk/myth/myth-busting/2013/case188-hotel-toilet-brushes.htm#

Sussexborn Mon 20-Apr-20 12:37:02

Oh dear! I thought the pedants were taking a break for the duration! Very rude and hurtful to publicly correct anyone!😔

The only useful bit of advice my friend’s MIL gave her was to never buy a white bristled toilet brush!

You can always buy one in a £ shop though they charge £1 for the brush and another £1 for the holder.

notanan2 Mon 20-Apr-20 12:37:20

I "crash mat" too. No streaks

starbird Mon 20-Apr-20 13:13:52

Do people really put dirty brushes back into the holder? I always add bleach to the toilet bowl after brushing and rinse the brush in the water as well as standing it in a strong bleach mix in the holder once a week. I would never leave solids on it.

maddyone Mon 20-Apr-20 13:30:12

I don’t like loo brushes, I think they’re disgusting, and won’t have one in my house.
BlueSky and tanith have the right idea. Clean with toilet paper, reflush and wash hands singing Happy Birthday, or in other words for twenty seconds.
When cleaning the toilet, pour bleach or toilet cleaner around the bowl. It’s not rocket science.

timetogo2016 Mon 20-Apr-20 13:34:04

I have a toulet brush and bleach it after use albeit the thin bleach as it seems to do a better job.
I would`nt stay anywhere with out a loo brush but as of yet haven`t come across a place that hadn`t had one.

timetogo2016 Mon 20-Apr-20 13:34:39

Or toilet brush as it should be spelt.

Missfoodlove Mon 20-Apr-20 13:41:59

Please enough!! I think “infoman” has had his kicks now.
Disgusting.

Eloethan Mon 20-Apr-20 15:13:56

Use toilet paper - more hygienic anyway.

Callistemon Mon 20-Apr-20 15:36:12

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