Homemade Grout, Tile and Tub Cleaner

Shawna Bailey
by Shawna Bailey
4 Materials
2 Minutes
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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  • 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).

  • Sandra Sandra on Feb 09, 2023

    HOowmuch peroxide was added?

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  • Bryankeythsokol Bryankeythsokol on Oct 02, 2022

    Hydrogen peroxide is available at any grocery store or even dollar store. And it and baking soda are the only things I use to monthly clean my drains.

  • Eyk5743106 Eyk5743106 on Dec 30, 2022

    White vinegar & baking soda works great too ! Sprinkle soda add vinegar on top let sit a bit while it bubbles ,scrub ,done!

    • Tonna Tonna on Feb 13, 2024

      But don’t use vinegar if your tile isn’t sealed, like ours. It will pit the tile edges. I found that out the hard way, not knowing it wasn’t sealed.