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Stewart's LooBlade features eight silicon blades that twirl around its tip like an inverted soft serve
Stewart's LooBlade features eight silicon blades that twirl around its tip like an inverted soft serve
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When plunged into the depths of your loo, the blades of the brush are said to better hug the rim and the contours of the bowl
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When plunged into the depths of your loo, the blades of the brush are said to better hug the rim and the contours of the bowl
The LooBlade in action
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The LooBlade in action
Stewart's LooBlade features eight silicon blades that twirl around its tip like an inverted soft serve
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Stewart's LooBlade features eight silicon blades that twirl around its tip like an inverted soft serve
Because the shape of the blades allow for air to flow through the brush, it is said to retain less water in the aftermath
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Because the shape of the blades allow for air to flow through the brush, it is said to retain less water in the aftermath
When plunged into the depths of your loo, the blades of the brush are said to better hug the rim and the contours of the bowl
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When plunged into the depths of your loo, the blades of the brush are said to better hug the rim and the contours of the bowl
When plunged into the depths of your loo, the blades of the brush are said to better hug the rim and the contours of the bowl
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When plunged into the depths of your loo, the blades of the brush are said to better hug the rim and the contours of the bowl
Because the shape of the blades allow for air to flow through the brush, it is said to retain less water in the aftermath
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Because the shape of the blades allow for air to flow through the brush, it is said to retain less water in the aftermath
Because the shape of the blades allow for air to flow through the brush, it is said to retain less water in the aftermath
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Because the shape of the blades allow for air to flow through the brush, it is said to retain less water in the aftermath
Inventor Garry Stewart is sick of your crap, toilet brushes
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Inventor Garry Stewart is sick of your crap, toilet brushes
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Covered in soggy toilet paper with a questionable pool of water underneath, that brush in the corner of your bathroom might not be something you want to pay a whole lot of attention to. But inventor Garry Stewart is sick of your crap. He believes it's time to ditch the dripping plastic bristles and he's invented a new weapon for taking the battle to the porcelain throne. The LooBlade instead uses a smooth silicone head designed to cut down on cleaning time and leave most of the mess in the can where it belongs.

Following a thorough scrub of the toilet bowl, there's not a whole lot to be done with the toilet brush other than slipping it back into its holder and erasing the preceding episode from memory. But much of the time, depending on the job at hand, it carries with it some amount of water and probably a few other secrets as well.

Stewart's LooBlade features eight silicon blades that twirl around its tip like an inverted soft serve. When plunged into the depths of your loo, these are said to better hug the rim and the contours of the bowl, pressing against more surface area than conventional bristles and therefore making for a more efficient sweep of its contents.

Inventor Garry Stewart is sick of your crap, toilet brushes
Inventor Garry Stewart is sick of your crap, toilet brushes

Further to less clogging, the shape of the blades allow for air to flow through the brush, making for less dirty water retention in the aftermath. It also contains an anti-microbial additive said to kill 99.9 percent of germs, helping to reduce the need for bleach and other chemicals.

LooBlade is currently the subject of a Kickstarter campaign, where Stewart is looking to raise £20,000 (US$30,800) for commercial production. If you're done with your frayed old dunny brush an early pledge of £15 ($23) will have a LooBlade headed your way in December, if the campaign runs as planned.

You can hear from Stewart in the pitch video below.

Source: LooBlade

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16 comments
Steve Jones
Great invention, well done Garry. Mind you, £15 is a lot for a bog brush!!!
Rustgecko
"Keeps your crapper looking dapper". Poetry - worthy of Shakespeare himself.
Rustgecko
@Steve Jones. Agreed - £15 is high-end in the posh bog-brush world.
James Donohue
I hope the Silicone Rubber doesn't disintegrate when it is soaked in Chlorine Bleach...I've seen Silicone Rubber do that.
DavidB
£10 shipping to the U.S.? Each?! That cost him a sale of four items. I believe in supporting innovators, but if he's going to gouge me like a late-night infomercial, I'll just wait for someone to sell a cheap knockoff at Home Depot. Sheesh.
Oun Kwon
Success product; failed sale - damn expansive. Sell to the White House. Or contribute to. If it's powered (rotor turning) its cost may justify. But who would need it?
Richard Vahrman
The fact that you need a brush at all suggests something wrong with WC bowl design. In my 63 years, I've seen the cistern lowered from 6ft down to 1.5m and the invention of the soft-close seat - hardly progress!
bergamot69
Excellent concept to replace one of the most badly designed products in everyday use. Another advantage of this design is that it is less likely to flick nasties around as bristles are prone to doing. I think this product is reasonably priced for a startup.
Madlyb
Love the idea, but the pricing is out of whack, especially the shipping to the States.
Island Architect
Actually very beautiful and clever. The neat thing is that it could have other uses... If someone is giving you a rough time a quick thrust and a couple of twists just might straighten them out! Bill