What is the best way to clean tile grout

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I just rented the house I have not even moved in yet they were showing it so tile look really dirty thank each and everyone of you for your comment I appreciate it πŸ‘πŸ‘
q what is the best way to clean tile grout
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  • Judy Ferrell Judy Ferrell on May 27, 2017
    try a long handled broom like one that janitors use. You can get them at Home Depot.

  • Dfm Dfm on May 27, 2017
    floor cleaner and hand held scrub brush. avoid bleach containing products-it will change the grout color. once clean....consider a grout sealant.

  • Lak15095381 Lak15095381 on May 27, 2017
    i keep the toothbrush I get at the dentist it's free & I use that

  • Serai Serai on May 27, 2017
    We use carpet cleaner. Spray it on and let it sit for a few minutes before wiping away. If you have a tough spot you can scrub it with any bristled brush and wipe away.

  • Jennifer Wilkins Jennifer Wilkins on May 27, 2017
    Use sandpaper or a sanding block to lightly sand off the layer of dirt. The key is to sand very lightly so that you aren't removing the grout.

  • Judy Judy on May 27, 2017
    I use a mild acid bowl cleaner (I used this product fromSpartan Chemical ) I used the thin pour top nozzle to do small areas at a time. Wearing gloves, applied to grout lines waited a couple of minutes, scrubbed with a brush and cleaned off with a damp sponge. When finished, gave the whole floor a good damp mopping and not only the grout looked fresh and new but the tiles sparkled!

  • Sha3898107 Sha3898107 on May 27, 2017
    I'm all about cheap and simple vinger, and baking soda in a paste ordissolved in hot water , Apple cider gives it some light brown color, lemon or oranges work. I put them on the stove let the house smell nice, and then use them in the cleaning process

    • Lkt9844835 Lkt9844835 on May 27, 2017
      distilled white vinegar, lemon and soda. It looked like it could be tinted grout. It may always be dark in that case.

  • Amy Findlay Amy Findlay on May 27, 2017
    Try Lysol toilet bowl cleaner with bleach. The nozzle makes it easy to squeeze into the grout lines. Wait 20 minutes and use scrub brush on the grout lines. mop and rinse! Make sure your clothes and shoes are acceptible to be worn while using bleach!

    • Lkt9844835 Lkt9844835 on May 27, 2017
      Make sure to read the type of toilet bowl cleaner. Some warn not to mix with bleach. It makes gases that can make you sick. Try one that already has it. I make a paste with bleach and tide. If you have a scrub brush with screw in holes put a long handle on it and save your knees.

  • Queenie bell Queenie bell on May 27, 2017
    Animals???

  • Tre20888571 Tre20888571 on May 27, 2017
    Half cup white vinegar 2 spoons of Palmolive dish liquid in a bowl,mix.choose little area to clean at a time (like 8 tiles)now with paper towel just do heavy dapping on the dirty tile joints.leave for 15 min, it should not dry. Use white wet old towel to wipe it just the dirty part,keep on changing the the little part of the towel (because it get really dirty) That's what I did with my tiles.now you compare your dirty and clean tiles. NOT HARD JOB AT ALL BELIEVE ME. ALL THE BEST.

  • Cfu8948513 Cfu8948513 on May 27, 2017
    Time consuming job no matter what and not an easy task for older folks like myself. I will save my pennies and hire it done then clean the floor more often to prevent the grout from becoming dirty as quick.

  • Itsmemic Itsmemic on May 27, 2017
    peroxide works GREAT !! I buy it at the Dollar Store...pour it on..let it sit and voila !

  • Evo12392859 Evo12392859 on May 27, 2017
    GOO GONE GROUT CLEANER WORKS GREAT!

  • Itsmemic Itsmemic on May 27, 2017
    Try it. What have yu got to loose? A dollar?

  • Larry wallace Larry wallace on May 27, 2017
    THEIR ARE SEVERAL GOOD GROUT CLEANERS ON THE MARKET BUT FIRST MAKE SURE YOU KNOW WHAT COLOR THE GROUT WAS INITIALLY. MANY TIMES PEOPLE THINK THE GROUT IS DIRTY AND IT IS JUST THE COLOR OF THE GROUT THAT WAS INSTALLED. FIND AN CONSPICUOUS AREA AND DO A LITTLE AREA WITH HOT SOAPY WATER AND MAYBE A LITTLE TSP (TRISODIUM PHOSPHATE) FROM YOUR LOCAL HARDWARE.

    • 20582684 20582684 on May 27, 2017
      Thank you so much I appreciate you commenting I have no idea I just rented the house and thought it looked dirty

  • Larry wallace Larry wallace on May 28, 2017
    JUST TRY TO CATCH ALL THE POSSIBILITIES, GLAD IT HELPS

  • Kerrie Kerrie on May 28, 2017
    If you are not in there at the time I would just pour lots and lot of bleach straight ontothe tiles and walk away. Open all the windows and let it air out. Be sure to protect any border area rugs and not let them soak up any bleach. I rented a plce that was filthy and did this it workedgreat. Also the carpets needed to be replaced 10 years ago and we're not so I took a new pesticide sprayer that never had pesticides in it. Filled with water and poured 1.5 cups of bleach in that sprayed the floor a little just enough to dampen the floor don't saturate it then took a huge broom and worked the mixture into carpet. The owner was shocked at how clean the floor was. All for less than $30.00. Worked for me.

  • Kerrie Kerrie on May 28, 2017
    It truly might be a different grout color and bleach would not be good if it is. Might need some large mats to cover the appearance as that color might make you feel like it's dirty.

  • Carrie Bentley Carrie Bentley on May 28, 2017
    The truest way believe it or not is Comey and a toothbrush. Hard work but works every time

  • Susan Butz Susan Butz on May 28, 2017
    I made a heavy solution of OxyClean and hot water. Used a scrub brush and then let solution remain for 30 minutes. Mopped up with sponge mop. Did the trick

  • Jeannie Herman Jeannie Herman on May 28, 2017
    Baking soda and a toothbrush.

  • Karin Karin on May 28, 2017
    Majic trick is toothpaste. I've done it tons of times and it comes out sparkling every time

  • I made an Oxy Clean paste with water and scrubbed it with a toothbrush. Wiped it off with a damp rag. Cleaned it right up. Forgotten how blue my grout actually was! Then sealed it well.

  • Linda Linda on Feb 25, 2020

    Make a paste of baking soda and peroxide then apply it to your grout with a toothbrush. Let it sit a little and then remove with a clean cloth.