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22 Models Considered
6 Hours Researched
1 Experts Interviewed
309 Consumers Consulted
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We purchase every product we review with our own funds — we never accept anything from product manufacturers.

Automatic toilet bowl cleaners give you an option for cleaning the interior of the bowl clean each time you flush, so you need fewer manual cleanings with a brush. The majority of these cleaners will fit inside the tank, delivering clean water to the bowl each time you flush. Occasionally, the cleaner will hang in the bowl itself, catching the water flow coming into the bowl to spread the cleaner throughout the bowl. Some automatic toilet cleaning systems use a liquid cleaner inside a bottle, where the liquid releases slowly with each flush. Others have a tablet format that slowly dissolves over time. Cleaners will need replacement every 1 to 4 months, depending on the brand.

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