The grout is the connection part of the tile floor. This section is made of a mixture of water, sand, and cement, and serves to hold the tiles in place. As a part of the floor component, grout cannot be ignored. In addition to providing added value aesthetically, grout is also able to prevent seepage, especially in wet areas such as bathrooms and kitchens. Due to the frequent stepping on the floor, it’s no wonder that the grout lines eventually collect dirt and stains. What commonly happens is that the grout changes color, from grayish-white to brown to black, and make the tiles look dull. If the ceramic grout in your house is already like that, don’t worry! There are several easy and practical ways to follow. You could also use the service of chem dry carpet cleaning near me.
However, you could also clean it on your own. Vinegar and ammonia are among the ingredients that can be used. Before starting, first, clean the floor thoroughly. Starting from wiping all the kitchen tables made of ceramic and sweeping the floor. This step is very necessary, to make all the top layer of dirt removed, and make cleaning the ceramic grout easier. Spray the entire ceramic grout until it gets wet, and let the solution soak for 3-5 minutes. After soaking, scrub the dirty ceramic grout with a stiff-bristled brush or toothbrush until the dirt is removed. Rubbing may result in a small pool of dirty liquid on the ceramic. Use a damp cloth to clean it, and wring the cloth into a separate container.
Another cleaning method you can use is to use a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. Then, apply the mixture to the grout with your fingers or a toothbrush. Apply thick and completely over the grout, and wait 5-10 minutes. Use a small brush to scrub the grout that has been given the paste. Press on a small area to remove dirt and stains. If the grout is still dirty, add more paste and re-scrub. For the final result, wipe the remaining paste along with the dirt with a clean cloth.
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