Homemade Grout, Tile and Tub Cleaner

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$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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  • GTS GTS on Apr 06, 2019

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

  • Mary Ellen Rice Mary Ellen Rice on May 17, 2019

    got any natural thing to SEAL floor grout.

  • Lisbon Lion 67 Lisbon Lion 67 on May 20, 2020

    Is the "Hydrogen Peroxide" an expensive "Brand Name" and where can I get it. ( you guessed it, "I am a Guy" lol).

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  • Gerri Gerri on May 09, 2021

    Combining hydrogen peroxide and baking soda creates peracetic acid, which is potentially toxic and can irritate the skin, eyes, and respiratory system. Please take PPE precautions and make sure there is plenty of ventilation.

  • Gerri Gerri on May 09, 2021

    You should warn your readers: Combining Hydrogen peroxide and baking soda creates peracetic acid, which is potentially toxic and can irritate the skin, eyes, and respiratory system. Please take PPE precautions and make sure there is plenty of ventilation.

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