Nothing can be more annoying than dirty, grimey grout. It ruins the look of your tiles and an entire room. Here are some advice and tips on cleaning grout.
There are many different types of tiles such as granite, ceramic, marble and slate. With the vast array of materials, patterns and styles, there are tiles available to fit everyone's taste.
No matter what tile type you choose, particularly ceramic or slate - it is extremely hard-wearing and almost indestructible. What ends up taking away from the tiles beauty and makes it look old, is cracked and/or stained grout.
Grout is usually a mixture of cement, sand and water that they use to seal joints between tiles.
Three of the main varieties of grout include:
Because grout is porous, it can become stained and ruin the look or your countertop, flooring or shower. To restore or retain the grouts original appearance requires occasional cleaning.
Even grout, treated with special sealers, requires care and another sealing application from time to time.
Be sure to cover any areas with a drop cloth, such as carpets, wear rubber gloves and open a window when cleaning your grout.
Be sure that no matter what type of grout cleaner you use, it is safe for your type of tile and grout.
Here are some tips on grout cleaning that will make your work a little easier.
By following a few easy tips on cleaning grout and spending a little time cleaning it, your tile will look as wonderful as the day you had the tiles installed.