Grout, which is a mixture of water, sand, and cement that attaches tiles in place, can be difficult to keep clean. The grout lines easily collect dirt and stains, and before you realize, the grout will change color, from white to black. Learn how to clean your tile grout so that it will sparkle white again, and how to care for bathroom regrouting so that you don’t need to clean it often.
Wipe your tiles. Before doing grout cleaning, remove all dirt and crumbs from all surfaces – which can cause your grout cleaning process to become more boring – by wiping your tiles. Follow your routine cleaning procedure by sweeping and mopping the floor, or using a cleaning spray to wipe the tabletop.
Make your solution. Oxygen bleach is a safe bleaching compound, which works to dissolve bacteria and impurities, while whitening grout. Mix oxygen bleach with warm water at the same dose, and let the mixture dissolve.
Use your cleanser. Choose an area to start, no more than 30 cm square at a time, and pour your bleach. Make sure the grout is all coated in the liquid; You can use a spray bottle, if that makes it easier to do. Let the solution work on the grout for 15-20 minutes.
Begin rubbing. When the bleach has covered the grout for a long time, you can start rubbing the grout to peel away dirt and stains. Use a small brush, like a toothbrush to brush the grout. You can add more bleach when you scrub the tile, so it gets wet and speeds up the cleaning process.
Mop excess liquid residual fluid. When you have finished scrubbing the floor, take a dry towel and clean the dirty bleach that has pooled in the tile by mopping it. If the mop towel is wet enough, wring it out. Doing this method will make it easier to finish the cleaning in the end.
Finish cleaning your tiles. Make the last swab, before cleaning it again as you normally do. The final mopping will clean up all the remaining bleach and dirt, and make your grout shiny and like new.