Are you ready for spring cleaning? If you’ve hit your major areas, like closets, drawers and pantries, you may be ready to tackle your bathroom tiles or any tiles in your house. It is possible to polish floors until they shine, but still have dirty or stained grout that can detract from the overall appearance.
What is grout?
Maybe you’ve heard the word “grout” but are unsure what it is and why it needs to be cleaned. Familyhandyman.com calls grout, a cement-paste based paste used to fill in the space between the tiles, the “unsung hero of the tiling world.”
Grout is porous so it is easy to get stained and dirty. Spoiled grout can result from liquid spillages. Also, grout is recessed, so when you mop or sweep your floors, you don’t always hit it at the same time, and crumbs and debris can collect in the lines. While most people are focused on the beauty of the tiles themselves, keeping your grout clean will make your floors beautiful.
There are many strong, chemical-based cleaners available at your local hardware shop. However, natural products are a more eco-friendly and effective way to remove dirt, mold and mildew. Many…