- Tackle the early stages of mould and dirt in the grout between your bathroom tiles
- Pick a quality cleaner for cleaning grout like Domestos or a homemade solution
- Give the grout a good scrub and rinse
- Never combine bleach with vinegar or ammonia
Not sure how to clean bathroom grout? Worried that it’ll involve spending hours scrubbing away at your tiles? Don’t worry: Cleanipedia has you covered. Use the guide below to clean your grout fast – so you can get on with more enjoyable things.
Unlike the smooth steel fixtures in our bathrooms, grout is tough to clean, and vulnerable to a build up of mould, soap-scum, and mildew. Leaving bathroom grout unattended can leave you with wobbly tiles – at worst, this can result in you having to strip them off and re-grout the lot. You can stop it from reaching this stage using these grout cleaning tips.
How to Clean Dirty Grout in Five Easy Steps
This technique is fast, efficient and only requires the following products:
- Hydrogen peroxide, or a good quality bleach product like Domestos.
- Baking soda.
- An old toothbrush or bristle vegetable brush.
- A damp cloth/sponge.
Follow the instructions on the label of the peroxide or your chosen bleach to dilute it, and be extremely careful to follow any safety guidelines, as it is a very powerful cleaner.
- Pour some bleach or hydrogen peroxide solution on the grout lines.
- Using the brush, scrub your chosen cleaner up along the grout lines.
- Sprinkle some baking soda over the grout.
- Apply some elbow grease: brush along each line vigorously.
- Wipe the grout lines down with a damp sponge or cloth. Rinse thoroughly.