How To: Clean grout

Clean grout

Get your grout floors looking brand new again! With this tutorial, you'll learn how to remove stains that tend to form on grout.

Mold, mildew, and food are some of the culprits that stain grout in your bathroom and kitchen, but a few household products and some elbow grease can get your grout looking like new.

Step 1: Make cleaning paste

Make grout cleaner by mixing baking soda and white vinegar to a paste consistency.

Step 2: Scrub the area

Dip the scrub brush in the cleaning paste and scrub the grout in a circular motion.

TIP: Wear rubber gloves to protect your hands.

Step 3: Let sit

Let the scrubbed area set for 15 minutes.

Step 4: Wipe area with water

Rinse the entire scrubbed area with water.

Step 5: Use a steam cleaner

Use a high-pressure steam cleaner if you are not completely satisfied with your results.

Did you know? Conservationists and scientists use injection grouts to preserve and maintain ancient architectural surfaces.

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