Monday, July 11, 2011

Do You Know How to Clean Grout?

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Cleaning different areas around the house may not be that easy as it looks at first. For some rooms you even have to hire a professionals, simply because their sophisticated nature needs special treatment and approach. And here is where the cleaning companies come to help.

Speaking of different areas at home, the grout between the tiles is a lot of headache. Here are few good tricks, that might help you with some issues there.
  • Clean the grout with water first and allow to dry. This will remove already loosened grime and dirt.
  • Never use bleach on coloured grout. This will cause discolouration.
  • For scrubbing, you can use an old toothbrush, avoid using metal toothbrushes, as they will wear away the grout.
  • In case you are using commercial cleaning products – make sure the room is well ventilated.
  • Always wear protective equipment when cleaning, especially when you use chemicals.
  • Never mix different cleaners, as it might lead to chemical reaction that emits noxious fumes or burns if the mixture touches the skin.
When your grout is already sparklingly clean, it's a good idea to apply coat of grout sealer. That will work as a shield and it will keep the grout dirt-free. Reapply at least once a year.
Home cleaning is a duty, that takes tenacity and spare time. In order to enjoy every second you spend at home you will have to make a good plan to lead you through the process and clean every week. Once you get in the habit of doing so, you will realise how easy actually it is.  


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