Thursday, February 16, 2012

How to Clean Grout

How to Clean Grout: A Few Simple Steps

For all of you DIYers, cleaning your grout can be something that easily accomplished on a Saturday morning.  For smaller jobs like in bathrooms and small kitchens areas, a simple mixture of hydrogen peroxide and water can easily clean that grout that's become dirty.  This mixture is a simple way to do the job yourself.  But of course, when all else fails, there's always your local tile restoration company.

Simply combine a half of a cup of hydrogen peroxide and one cup of water and mix inside a spray bottle.  Total cost?  Maybe $1.50.

After you've mixed your solution, spray on the moldy areas of your tile grout.  Allow it to set and take a small toothbrush or other brush and scrup away.  You should be able to see the difference right away.  Using the mixture on a regular basis will help prevent mold from building up in the future.

Sometimes, the grout maybe stained a little worse than usual.  Hiring a grout cleaning company is something to look into if this in fact the case.  Grout cleaning companies can usually finish the job with a few hours, by way of their equipment and experience.  So if you're not looking to be on your hands and knees scrubbing the floor with a toothbrush, give your local tile restoration company a call and they'll be glad to give you a hand.

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