1. Remove stains from tile and grout
The longer a stain remains on tile, the harder it will be to remove.
You can make a paste to remove stubborn stains from floor tiles by using one-part scouring powder to one part warm water. Rub the paste on the stain and let it sit for a few minutes. Scrub it with a soft bristle brush and then wash with warm soap and water.
2. Clean mold and mildew from tile and grout
If you have tile in your bathroom, you may experience mold and mildew from time to time. To prevent this problem, always be sure to run an exhaust fan while you are showering.
To help remove mold and mildew from your tile, make a cleaning solution using half ammonia and half water. Remember to open windows and wear rubber gloves for protection when using this mixture to remove the mold and mildew from your tile.
3. Use a pencil eraser to remove small grout stains
Dig into your child’s backpack and grab a No. 2 pencil with an eraser. It’s true; you can erase small sections of stained grout with a pencil eraser.
4. Brighten up your grout
Make a paste with equal parts baking soda and water. Using a toothbrush or other soft bristle brush, scrub with the paste to clean your grout.
5. Regularly maintain your grout
One of the best ways to keep your tile and grout looking great is to clean it on a regular basis.
If you have tile and grout stains that won’t go away, it may be time to call in the professionals to remove the dirt and grime that build up over time. They also can apply a protective sealant to keep your tile and grout looking great.