Grout that is dingy and dirty can be very difficult to deal with. Even cleaning experts often struggle with grout and tile cleaning. A clean bathroom or floor may still look old or dirty if the grout is discolored. The good news is that you can improve the look and fell of your bathroom with out having to tear out and replace your tile. Below are a few steps to helping you get started.
Clean the tile and grout thoroughly. This means using a good tile cleaner and even clean the floor a couple of time to get a deeper and more complete tile cleaning.
After the floor has been cleaned and rinsed, dry it. For best results, you may want to wait a few hours or even a whole day before proceeding to the next step. This will help to ensure the the tile is completely dry.
Using a grout colorant (grout paint) or a grout pen, paint the grout carefully, starting in the corners and working you way back to the doorway. After you are finished, it is a good idea to apply a second coat. You will want to make sure that you use a thin brush. Often, you will also want to use a small contain or even the lid of the paint can as you painting easel. Remember that you are not painting a very large area. A little bit of grout paint will go a very long way. These will also help to seal the porous grout surface. You will wan to wait 3 to 4 hours before applying the second coat to the floor. After applying the second coat, you still want to wait a couple of hours before walking across it and up to 24 hour before assuming regular use of it again.
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