How to Clean Grout Naturally-By Naturally Clean
1. Cleaning the Tile.
- Remove any excess debris from the floor or counter area before attacking the grout.
- Use warm water and mild dish soap when cleaning counters or backsplash areas.
- Sweep floors and remove excess dirt and debris, concentrating on the grout area.
2. Cleaning with just Vinegar.
Attack the grout using a milder approach. Start with the easiest product first; you may be able to take care of the problem with just a little vinegar and water. Or, consider mixing vinegar with club soda instead of water.
- Combine half a part of white vinegar with half a part of water (or club soda) in a spray bottle or cup.
- Pour or spray directly onto the grout and scrub.
- Allow the compound to sit before wiping away the vinegar and water.
3. Cleaning the Grout with Baking Soda or Salt.
- Add baking soda or salt to white vinegar/water (or club soda) mixture if stain or grime has not lifted.
- Add two parts baking soda to the vinegar/water mixture to create a thick paste.
- Apply the baking soda/white vinegar/water (club soda) compound directly to grout. Allow to sit on the grout for up to 15 minutes
- Scrub well. Wipe away the paste as you work to see if the solution worked.
4. Cleaning the Grout with Oxygen Bleach.
- This method should work when the other methods aren’t cleaning adequately.
- Turn to oxygen bleach (Oxy) if all else fails. Create a thick paste using water and/or club soda and apply to grout (the same way you applied it with the banking soda paste).
Wait 15 minutes and then scrub. Wipe away with a clean cloth as you