If your bathroom is starting to lose its sparkle, it could be the grout that is letting it down. Grout is great for keeping tiles in place, but with its rough surface and light colour, it is a magnet for dirt and dust. The good news is that there are a number of grout cleaning products and techniques that will restore your grout back to its former glory and transform your bathroom in the process. If you don't have time to complete the task of grout cleaning yourself, you may wish to call in the professionals to do the job for you. Alternatively, if you feel like giving this job a try, here are some tips that will get your grout gleaming once more.
Using Specialist Grout Cleaning Products
There are a number of grout cleaning products you can buy in the shops. These may contain harsh ingredients, and so it is important to check the label to see application times and whether you need to wear any protective clothing such as gloves or even a paper mask. Remember, you will no doubt be using your grout cleaning products in an enclosed space, and so it pays to be careful.
Using a stiff brush, brush the grout cleaner onto your grout and work it into the material using circular motions. You may need to leave the grout cleaning product on your grout for a short period, so check the label for instructions. One or more applications may be required.
Using Homemade Grout Cleaning Products
Many grout cleaning products available in the shops are actually made up with ingredients you have around the home already. For example, a tablespoon of baking soda mixed to a paste with water can make a very effective grout cleaner. Add a little hydrogen peroxide, and you have an instant whitener too! Always be careful when using peroxide products, as these can be very harsh on the skin.
When To Call In The Grout Cleaning Professionals
Of course, there are some jobs around the home that are best left to the professionals. Fortunately, there are many cleaning services that offer grout cleaning as a specialist service. Using some of the best products on the market, they will work hard on your stubborn stains and mildew so that your grout is looking as good as new again in no time. This is a very convenient option for those with busy lives or who would simply rather hand the job to somebody else.Share
11 July 2017
Hello! Welcome to my cleaning blog. My name is Darren. I am currently living in New South Wales with my wife and our two wonderful children. My wife and I are pretty sharp when it comes to housework. Despite the fact we both have full-time jobs, we still find the time to keep the house in decent shape. However, one thing we do struggle with is keeping the carpets and upholstery clean in our home. Thankfully, we found a great cleaning service who now visit us once a month to give the place a deep clean. They have also given us some great cleaning tips.