For those who are looking for the best ways in which to clean their homes, it can be hugely beneficial to learn about all of the tools involved in the cleaning process and how they can help you clean in a more effective manner. For those with an in-depth understanding of the tools at their disposal, it can be easier to figure out the best way in which to use these tools in order to clean your home. One of the items which might not be quite so obvious to the budding cleaner is a toothbrush. Nominally an item for dental hygiene, an old toothbrush can actually be a fantastic tool when it comes to house cleaning. Whichever room in the house you are trying to clean, the usefulness of a small and direct brush cannot be understated.This first thing to establish should be the fact that the toothbrush you use to clean should not be the same one which you use to brush your teeth. Likewise, purchasing a toothbrush for the express need of home cleaning can often be unnecessary. Instead, wait for the natural change over from an old tooth brush to the next one and rely on the old toothbrush to become your new go to cleaning instrument. Dentists recommend that you change brush once every two to three months, meaning that if you simply heed this advice you will be furnished with a new cleaning device in regular time. This means that you can either change your primary cleaning brush every now and then or you can use a different brush for different cleaning purposes, i.e. one old toothbrush for use in the bathroom and one for use in the kitchen. If you have used a certain type of corrosive chemical in one instance, then you might not wish to spread this into other areas of the home. But in what ways can the toothbrush most effectively be used? The toothbrush is a fantastic tool when it comes to getting in and cleaning small and delicate areas which might not be accessible by traditional means. Rather than your fingers, a sponge, a cloth or a mop, these thin partings can often be hard to reach. One of the clearest examples of this is the space which is between tiles. In the bathroom or the kitchen, on the walls or on the floor, the space between tiles can often be a terrible trap for dirt and grime and because of the nature of the space it can be difficult to clean. Using a combination of a cleaning product specific to the area in question and a toothbrush can be a fantastically easy way of making sure that this space is properly cleaned. Rather than allowing mould and grime to fester in these spaces, simply applying this cleaning method will get rid of the dirt. Once the product has been applied. Move the bristles of the brush back and forth along the area in order to get any offensive and undesirable materials away and out of the area. A toothbrush can also be useful in order to clean in difficult to reach areas. A prime example of this is the bowl of a toilet. When bacteria and stains build up on the porcelain, finding a way to reach up in every corner and space can be difficult but necessary in order to get a toilet as clean as possible. The way in which to get around this is to use the smaller brush of a toothbrush to reach the areas which a traditional cleaning instrument simply cannot reach.