Tile & Grout cleaning tips | Certified Clean Care Watkinsville GA

Tile can make a kitchen, bath or foyer look great, but typical traffic can wear down you grout and give it a dull look.  It collects dirt, and grows mold after time.  No one wants to think about their floor tub stall or walls being laden with mold and dirt, so many folks have set their minds to the best way to clean your tile and grout.  Each method is based in a different school of thought.  I hope that one of our methods will work for you.

  1. Blinded by science!

You will need: baking soda, white vinegar in a spray bottle, scrub brush, small bucket of water, rags

Sprinkle baking soda on your grout.  Spray liberally with the vinegar in the spray bottle.  This completely safe chemical reaction does all the work.  The mixture will bubble for a few minutes.  Lightly to work the goo out.  Wipe it up with a clean damp rag, and voila’ clean white grout!  Repeat as needed.

  1. Make it look like Better Homes & Gardens!

You will need a box of baking soda, white vinegar, bleach (just in case), a scrub brush, non-metal mixing bowl, and water

Make a paste of baking soda and vinegar and scrub the tile until clean.  Rinse thoroughly.  If the grout does not come clean AFTER FULLY RISING mixture off, try using bleach to whiten it.  Rinse thoroughly.  NOTE: vinegar and bleach mixed together make a deadly chlorine gas!  Repeat once a month to keep tile looking new

  1. Some DIYs say; you might be a redneck if…

You will need fine sandpaper and a clean paintbrush

Lightly sand the grout until clean and use the brush to whisk away the dirty particles.  Repeat when grout is dirty.

  1. The old school way will get your hands( and knees) dirty

You will need a mop and bucket, scrub brush, rags, all-purpose cleaner and an oxygenated cleaner.

Begin by mopping the entire floor with the AP cleaner to remove excess dirt.  Now, on hands and knees (or perhaps on a stool for walls), scrub a square foot section of tile with the brush and oxygenated cleanser.  Wipe clean with a damp rag.  Repeat until entire tile area is done.  Now mop the area with rinse water to clean off any residue.  Repeat monthly

  1. You can clean it like a man according to several popular “Bro Mags”

You will need scouring powder, steel wool, some rags, a hard brush, a small bucket of water

Sprinkle scouring powder on grout and work into a paste with the steel wool.  Allow to sit for a few minutes.  Scrub with the brush and wipe clean with your rag.  Repeat at needed

  1. Writer’s choice!

You will need the number of a professional cleaning service and your phone.

Call Certified Clean Care professionals who will come to your location with the proper supplies and tools to do the job right.  We are licensed and bonded so you are secure in the fact that you made a wise decision.  Enjoy you beautiful clean grout.  Repeat every 6 months for best results.

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