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3 Tips For Keeping Your Grout Looking Great

Jeffery Hayes

If you have tile flooring in your home, it might be important to you to keep your grout clean. Depending on the color of the grout, it can easily show dirt and stains, which can make your whole floor look dirty and old. Luckily, if you follow these simple tips, you can help ensure that you keep your grout looking its best:

1. Seal It

First of all, if your tile flooring is new but has not been sealed, sealing it is a project that you will probably want to take on as soon as possible. If your tile flooring is older, it's a good idea to seal the grout every few years. By sealing the grout, you can help protect it and make it last longer, and you can make cleaning a whole lot easier as well. If you're someone who likes to tackle household DIY projects, you can purchase the necessary supplies to seal your grout at a local home improvement store. For improved results, however, it's a good idea to hire a professional to seal your grout for you.

2. Use a Gentle, Yet Abrasive Cleaner

Simply running a mop over your grout with your favorite floor cleaner isn't going to be enough to make your grout really look good. If you want to get rid of dirt and stains, you're probably going to want to use an abrasive cleaner that can help you enjoy improved cleaning power. You do not want to use an abrasive cleaner that is too rough, which could damage your grout, however. There are special abrasive grout cleaning products on the market, but you can make your own simple abrasive cleaner by making a paste out of water and baking soda.

3. Get on the Ground

Sure, in-between cleanings, mopping your flooring should be sufficient. If you want to truly get nice, clean grout lines, however, you are probably going to have to get down and dirty when cleaning your floor. An old toothbrush is actually the perfect thing to use when cleaning your grout lines if you want to truly get them nice and clean.

If your grout doesn't look good, then your tile flooring probably isn't going to look good either. Luckily, if you follow these three tips, you can help ensure that your grout is nice and clean. Then, you can enjoy the look of your tile floors more than ever.

Contact a company like Superior Grout for more information and assistance. 


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