How to clean grout

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How to clean grout

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Project Overview

Here are a few simple ways to remove dirt from the grout in between your tiles. You’ll see how to prepare your floor and what kind of equipment to use. We’ll also show you a couple of cleaning products to make the job a little easier.
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Step by Step Instructions

1 Clean the surface of the floor
2 Scrub the grout
  • Step 1. Clean the surface of the floor

    Give the floor a general clean before concentrating on the grout. Start by sweeping the floor with a dustpan and brush to remove any loose dirt. Then give it a wash with a mop and cleaning solution. Use a scourer to scrub off any of the more stubborn stains.
  • Step 2. Scrub the grout

    Spray the grout with a grout cleaner. Every grout and tile is different, so it’s a good idea to spray a small section first to make sure the cleaner is colour-safe for your tiles. Once you are sure, spray the grout and leave it for ten minutes to soak in. Then use your scrubbing brush and a bit of elbow grease to give the grout a good scrub.
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