Today we provide an easy-to-follow guide on how to clean white grout so that you can enjoy the sight of your tiles again.
It’s advisable to clean your grout lines every 6 months, here’s why:
-It extends the lifespan of your tiles, which saves money in the long run for you.
-You create a like-new design for your home.
-It keeps your immediate surroundings far more hygienic since cleaning results in killing bad bacteria and harmful germs.
-It’s inexpensive and takes very little work to do.
Making your own cleaning solution
Here’s a quick DIY cleaning solution you can whip together with things you already have in your pantry. (See, we weren’t lying, it’s cost-effective and easy!). This solution can be used for white grout in kitchen backsplash or white grout on bathroom floor.
Here’s what you’ll need to get things shining:
-7 Cups Warm Water
-⅓ C Baking Soda
-⅓ C Ammonia
-¼ C Vinegar
-Sponge or Toothbrush
-Towel or rag
Here’s how to get your white grout shining again
Step 1: Mix together all ingredients in a bucket.
Step 2: Wet your sponge or toothbrush into the mixture.
Step 3: Start to scrub the white grout lines with your tool of choice.
Step 4: Finally, rinse the area and wipe dry with a towel or rag.
Note: If the stains or dirt aren’t coming up easily, then you can place the cleaning solution on the grout and let sit for about an hour. Then, rinse and dry.
That’s all it takes! A little bit of mixing, scrubbing, and you’re set for 6 months.
For those of you who realize it may be time to completely uplevel your grout and replace it with a new layer, read our post on regrouting tile here and feel free to shop all our grout options below.