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How to Bleach Your Tile Grout

Learn how to clean tile grout with bleach. Cleaning tile grout is important for preventing the spread of germs. Bleach is great for cleaning grout. Learn how to bleach your tile grout today.

Bleach Can Be Used for Cleaning Grout on Floors and Counters

Things You Will Need

  • Bleach
  • Water
  • Grouted tiles
  • Rag that is bleach-safe

Learn how to clean tile grout with bleach.  Cleaning tile grout is important for preventing the spread of germs.

Bleach is great for cleaning grout.  Learn how to bleach your tile grout today.

  1. Wipe all debris and crumbs from the tiled area. You might even want to use a vacuum on the grout if there are cracks the crumbs can settle into.
  2. Mix one part bleach with three parts warm water and pour on the tile grout to soak for 10-15 minutes. During this time, the bleach will be cleaning the grout by itself.
  3. Rinse the bleach from your grout by wiping it with a damp cloth. Be sure to use a rag and not your best kitchen towel, because the bleach can damage the fibers of your cloth.
  4. Practice cleaning grout daily just by spritzing the tile grout with the same diluted bleach mixture and then allowing the tiles to dry.
  5. Tip

    Cleaning tile grout with bleach can make your kitchen sparkle. Keep your sunglasses handy.

    Warning

    When using bleach to clean grout, always work in a well-ventilated room.

Things You Will Need

  • Bleach
  • Water
  • Grouted tiles
  • Rag that is bleach-safe

Tip

  • Cleaning tile grout with bleach can make your kitchen sparkle. Keep your sunglasses handy.

Warning

  • When using bleach to clean grout, always work in a well-ventilated room.

About the Author

Lisa Russell has been a writer since 1998. She's been published in Rethinking Everything Magazine, Playdate, AERO and Home Educator's Family Times. She has a Bachelor of Science in business marketing management and a professional background in marketing, education, cosmetology and hospitality.

Photo Credits

  • gracey at morguefile.com and Mrs Hannigan
  • gracey at morguefile.com and Mrs Hannigan