If you’re not sure how to clean grout on floor tiles, or anywhere else in your bathroom, Cleanipedia has you covered. Use the guide below to learn all about grout cleaning so you can get the job done fast.
Unlike cleaning the smoother steel fixtures in your bathroom, cleaning grout can be tough. It’s vulnerable to mould, soap scum and mildew building up. Leaving it unattended can also lead to wobbly tiles, which may result in you needing to strip them off and re-grout the lot. You can avoid that just by following these handy tile and grout cleaning tips.
How to Clean Grout in Five Easy Steps
You only need the following product for this fast, efficient technique:
- Hydrogen peroxide, or a great quality bleach like Domestos.
- Baking soda.
- An old toothbrush or bristled brush.
- A damp cloth or sponge.
Dilute the peroxide or bleach using the instructions on the label and be extremely careful to follow the safety guidelines because it’s a very powerful cleaner.
- Pour your bleach or peroxide onto the grout lines.
- Scrub your chosen cleaner along the grout lines with a brush.
- Sprinkle baking soda over the grout.
- Scrub vigorously, applying plenty of elbow grease.
- Wipe down the grout lines with a damp sponge or cloth, then rinse them thoroughly.