How to Clean Your Tile and Grout

You are in love with the gorgeous new tile in your master shower.  The tile that you choose for your home is more than just flooring or wall decorations, it is the focal point of your bathroom or kitchen.

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So what is the easiest way to clean the tiles and grout in your home?  It doesn’t have to be too complicated, especially with these helpful tips below.

Here are a few key tips to remember:

  1.  Regular maintenance of tiles and grout will slow the discoloration process and prevent mold from growing.
  2. Cleaning products containing bleach can be particularly effective for cleaning white tiles and grout.
  3. An old toothbrush is an excellent tool for scrubbing grout.
  4. Repeating the process might be necessary to see optimal results.


Cleaning bathroom tiles can be frustrating, and at times you will probably feel like your grout becomes discolored almost immediately after it is cleaned.   Bathroom tiles, especially around a bath or shower, are vulnerable to mold growth.  To help keep your bathroom mold free (or pretty close to it),  we wrote a great blog on How to Kill and Prevent Bathroom Mold.  These prevention tips along with our cleaning tips, are a great way to keep your master bath looking and feeling new for years to come!

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