How to Properly Clean Grout and Remove Stains

How to Properly Clean Grout and Remove Stains

Dirty tiles and grout is something no homeowner wants to struggle with. We all want our floors to look squeaky clean, especially when the guests arrive.Most tiles are resistant to stains and dirt but the grout in-between tiles are porous. This means it will absorb whatever dirt, spills, and grime it comes into contact with.Fortunately, there are various gentle methods you can use to deep clean grout and remove tough stains, ensuring that it looks as good as it did on day one.Avoid messy, stained looking floors in your bathroom or kitchen, by following the tried and tested methods below. Baking Soda, Hydrogen Peroxide and Dish Soap We’re starting off with this method as it doesn’t contain any bleach or vinegar (like the other methods mentioned later) which will prevent your grout from corroding and potentially destroying tiles. Sometimes all you need is hot water and a coarse brush.Ensure you have a brush with stiff bristles, a sponge, gloves, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and dish soap. Most of these you’ll likely to have handy already, but if not, luckily they’re not expensive. How to use Prep the area by spraying the grout with hot water and gently scrubbing the grout with your brush. Follow the grout line while scrubbing in a circular motion.Mix two parts baking soda and one part hydrogen peroxide. If the tiles are in an area where it’s exposed to grease at times, add a few drops of dish soap to your solution.Start adding the solution onto the grout lines and leave it on to soak for 10 to 15 minutes.Start scrubbing to help lift the...