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I’ve tried it all – the vinegar, baking soda, peroxide, dish soap and even straight up soft scrub and bleach. Nothing has been able to clean dirty tile grout completely – until now.
Granted, the DIY solutions may work for those who have kept up with tile grout, or have low maintenance grout issues. But when I moved in with my husband, his grout was already black – when the original grout is a light beige. And I will show you the before and after to prove it!
I have finally found the solution that works harder than you will have to. You simply spray it on, scrub gently with a toothbrush and wipe away to reveal a transformation in a matter of seconds. I know I sound like an infomercial, but seriously, I would never have known this product would work if I hadn’t thought of just attempting to try it.
I used this product to clean the grease off my kitchen cabinets (for kitchen cabinet restoration), and this stuff alone strips the oldest paint and set in grease stains. It’s a degreaser and cleaner, so I gave it a go on the grout (I mean, I tried everything else – even other brand-name grout cleaners!). And to my amazement, on the very back of the bottle in tiny print it says “EXCELLENT TILE & GROUT CLEANER”. Score!
Plus, it’s biodegradable, earth friendly and non-toxic. You will love this cleaner so much – it will become a must have to clean dirty tile grout and beyond in your household cleaning regimen.
Guaranteed DIY Solution To Clean Dirty Tile Grout | Before And After
Materials you need:
- Old toothbrush/small scrub brush
- Old cloth towel
- Baking Soda (this is optional: it’s used to create more of a paste instead of liquid)
- 32 oz. Krud Kutter Concentrated Cleaner/Degreaser (depending on sq. ft. you may will need more than one bottle)
- Start in one area, or tile complete tile square, lightly spraying the grout. It doesn’t need to be saturated.
- If you decide you want to use baking soda (this is only used to create a paste with the concentrated solution), you can pour baking soda into a bowl and add the krud kutter until the solution creates a paste. This can be used for extremely dirty areas where the solution may need to sit longer (and the baking soda scrubs deeper into the grit of the grout). But I only had to use Krud Kutter alone in most areas.
- Allow to sit for 15-20 seconds on the grout before scrubbing away with your toothbrush.
- Watch the magic strip away the dirt in merely seconds! You will be satisfyingly amazed.
- Once scrubbed, wipe immediately with an old towel to remove dirty solution from sitting on the grout.