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Grout is porous and usually a lighter color, so it can be challenging to keep it looking clean and prevent mold and mildew from forming.
Even though you regularly clean your floors, bathroom tiles and backsplash tiles, mold and mildew can quickly turn grout dark in moist conditions. Shop-O-Rama suggests the following solution to freshen up your grout lines.
You can clean your grout with products you already have at home, plus a little elbow grease and a stiff bristle brush. Your grout should start looking cleaner in days. The best part is that you don’t need to use cleaners with harsh chemicals to clean your grout lines.
Start by using one of the choices below, and then move to combinations of these ingredients and solutions if you find you need more strength to clean stubborn dirt or mildew.
To prevent future staining and mold or mildew, seal your grout with grout sealer. It takes a few hours to dry thoroughly, and then you need to apply a second coat, so allow yourself at least a morning or afternoon for this DIY project.
If you have just installed new tiles and grout, you can help prevent mildew and mold from forming by applying a grout sealer 10 to 14 days after it has cured.
Regular cleaning of your grout is key to keeping it looking fresh and new. Vacuum floors rather than sweeping with a broom to remove dirt that often becomes trapped in grout.
If you need more information or have questions, visit Shop-O-Rama. Our team is always ready to help you with what you need. We're here to assist you in any way we can.
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