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How to clean grout like you mean it

Tile is beautiful, durable, and generally easy to clean, but cleaning grout? That’s a different story. Because of its (typically) light coloring and porous composition, grout is prone to staining. In a tiled entry or mudroom, dirt and grime are the usual culprits, while in the kitchen, spills are more likely to blame. Soap, mold, and mildew meanwhile make it difficult to maintain clean grout in bathrooms. Fortunately, white grout is possible using only common household products and a bit of elbow grease—and this complete guide for how to clean grout.


• First, you need some powerful cleaning solutions:

Baking soda: cover grout lines with a paste of baking soda and water, then spray on the vinegar solution listed above. Once the mixture stops foaming, scrub with a brush and rinse with plain water.

Hydrogen peroxide: Moderate stains may require you to use hydrogen peroxide, which is available in most drug stores. You can use the product straight, or apply a paste made from baking soda and hydrogen peroxide.

Chlorine Bleach: Chlorine bleach and commercial cleansers can be used sparingly in extreme cases to clean grout. Long-term use of caustic cleaners will erode grout, though, so these products should be used on a limited basis.•

• Next, wait for 15 minutes to 2 hours while the solution take its effect on the grout

• Then, give your bathroom a good scrub.

This is the most time consuming and tiring part of removing grout. Luckily, you can use the magical drill brush to let the rotary power of the drill does the scrubbing for you. I really like is that this drill brush will fit any drill that you have lying in the house! It’s magic.

• Finally, rinse off with water.

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Be sure to clean your bathroom every so often. With the drill brush, it will be done in a whip anyway.

Let me know how these tips work out for you in the comments below.