Remember the last time you cleaned your toilet. How afraid were you on a scale of 1 to 10 to touch the toilet brush? For many people, cleaning the toilet brush is to put bleach on it and flush it by flushing the toilet several times. This is not a good way to clean it, nor is it completely hygienic. Good Papa hopes to find a better solution with the world's first self-disinfecting toilet brush.
After cleaning the toilet, the Good Papa brush returns to its storage container, in which UV light bombards the bristles on all sides and kills any remaining bacteria on the brush. According to Good Papa, the UV-C radiation disinfection process kills 99.9% of the bacteria within 120 seconds. The container is raised slightly from the bottom to prevent drops from falling through, and the ventilation ensures that the brush dries and does not promote further bacterial growth.
The properties of the brush do not stop there. The brush head rotates at 300 rpm to make cleaning the toilet easier. Rotating allows you to press and hold the brush against stubborn stains instead of scrubbing and splashing toilet water everywhere. The brush is soft so that the bristles do not damage the ceramic of the toilet. There is also no need to replace a battery. Simply push the brush through a connector on the top of the handle. The 2,000 mAh battery is said to last up to three months on a single charge.
The brush has protection class IPX7 and is designed so that no water can get inside the brush and damage the motor. If the head of the brush looks a bit worn, you can simply take it out of the brush and throw it away. A replacement brush can be easily pushed onto the rotating head of the device.
The Good Papa toilet brush is currently at Kickstarter, but has already far exceeded its funding target. If you're interested, a few dozen early bird commitments are still available.
The Good Papa toilet brush is definitely innovative and plays in a market that is very under-served. There are only a few other devices that are designed for unpleasant bathroom cleaning, including the Shine Bathroom Assistant, a chemical-free toilet cleaner. If you're looking for a way to make bathroom cleaning quicker and less disgusting, check out Good Papa.