Grout Cleaning

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Grout Cleaning

How to Clean Grout the Easy Way

Give new life to gross tile with this simple grout cleaner

Dirty grout is often the one thing standing between dingy-looking tile and tile that actually pops. Understanding how to clean grout is vital for flooring, walls, and counters that look sparkly clean. While tile is resistant to dirt and stains, the lines between the tiles are porous, meaning they will absorb any dirt. To buff away the stains, without damaging tiles and finishes, try this at-home grout cleaner made from supplies you likely have available. Learning will not prolong the life of your tile, but it is going to keep it looking its best. Here’s how to clean grout.

Before You Start:

As with any cleaning project, it’s always a good idea to begin with the mildest cleaning solution. Highly caustic or acidic cleaners, such as bleach or vinegar, will corrode and gradually destroy tile finishes, as well as grout. You might be surprised how clean you can get your grout with just some hot water and a brush. If grout is stained, there are powerful grout cleaners that you’re likely to have on hand, with that said.

What You Will Need:

  • Stiff bristle brush
  • Baking soda
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Dish soap

Follow These Steps:

1. Prep the area: Begin by spraying on the grout with hot water and scrubbing with a stiff bristle brush (an old toothbrush is perfect for this) to remove any dirt or grime on the surface. Follow the line as you spray and scrub in a circular motion. You may also use a steam cleaner, which is very efficient at cleaning grout In case you have one available.

2. Mix the cleaning solution: Create a grout cleaner glue of 2 parts baking soda. If you’re working in an area where grout is subjected to grease (such as in the kitchen), add in a few drops of dish soap.

3. The solution: Spoon the homemade allow it to sit for about 10 to 15 minutes and grout cleaner. Giving the cleaner time to work into the pores will lead to cleaner and grout.

4. Start scrubbing: Using a brush, scrub the grout lines to lift up any dirt.

5. After scrubbing rinse the tile, mix a few drops of dish detergent in with some hot water and use a sponge or cloth wipe up the grout cleaner and to wash the tile.

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Keep it clean: 

The best way to preserve all of your hard work is by applying a grout sealer. Sealers fill the pores of the grout, keeping out dirt and grime. Wait at least 24 hours to make sure the grout is totally dry before applying the sealer. Often your grout needs to be resealed both depends upon the sealer how much traffic the area gets and you choose.

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