Homemade Grout, Tile and Tub Cleaner

4 Materials
$1
2 Minutes
Easy

I’m always on the lookout for cheap green cleaning ideas and store bought grout cleaner is super toxic. As you can imagine, I was ecstatic to find this green recipe! Not only did I already have all the ingredients at home, but it actually did an amazing job at putting the shine back in the tile and grout all around my home.

Step 1: Collect your supplies
I used baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, and generic dish soap.

Step 2: Add baking soda to a jar
I first poured ½ cup of baking soda or as our British cousins call it soda bi-carb into a glass jar.

Step 3: Add hydrogen peroxide
Then, I poured in ¼ cup of H2O2.

Step 4: Add dish soap
I added 1 teaspoon of dish soap. You can use an eco brand if you want, but any brand works fine.

Step 5: Mix it up
I mixed my concoction with a spoon, but I probably could also have shaken the jar. Now, here's my grimy grout and tile corner!
Watch how completely it cleans everything!
Magic, right? And it stores really well, too. Major plus!
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  • Jane
    on Mar 17, 2019

    how much hydrogen peroxide is added to the baking soda and dish soap?

  • GTS
    on Apr 6, 2019

    Doesn't the Hydrogen Peroxide cause it to turn some of the tile white, since HP does this on clothing, etc

    • Donna
      on Apr 6, 2019

      Tile is fired and glazed. Nothing can get to tile surface to change its color

  • Mary Ellen Rice
    on May 17, 2019

    got any natural thing to SEAL floor grout.

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  • Evelyn Gonzalez
    on Aug 31, 2019

    Going to try this!

  • Karen MacNeil
    on Jan 13, 2020

    I just tried it. I works beautifully on the soap-scummy tiles. I think my grout is a lost cause. Even commercial cleaners only got the grout "almost" clean. Regardless, I'm going to keep this for the tiles. Thanks so much. No other natural remedy worked as well.

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