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How To Clean Grout Between Homogenous Tiles?

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Hi guys,

I just had shifted into my new place 6 months ago and the grout between the homogenous tile turned black. Is anyone of you facing similar problems?

Any one of you can advise how to clean the grouts between the tiles? Thanks

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u can buy the staibn remover from NTUC or Cold storage.

It come in a brown slim bottle, usally place in the toilet cleaning detergent area.

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Hi SolutionProvider,

I had tried many ways to scrub, mop etc.. and i even tried brands like Mr Muscle and some grout cleaners and the black stains still does not go away...:(

u can buy the staibn remover from NTUC or Cold storage.

It come in a brown slim bottle, usally place in the toilet cleaning detergent area.

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For stubbon stain, u need to clean a few times.

Later i go to Cold Storage and see whether I still can find the brand for cleaning the grout.

If hv, I will inform u later.

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cleaning can be a very tedious task. use a good cleaner. and mop the floor first before cleaning

mix water and cleaner properly and mop out as much as possible. i live in UK and has used services of tiledepot

http://www.thetiledepot.co.uk/ checkout sm good provider in ur country

cheers

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Hi SolutionProvider,

Yes, can u kindly send me the pics at his.beloved.child@hotmail.com

Hi there,

I manage to take some photos, u want me email to u?

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Hi there,

I manage to take some photos, u want me email to u?

Hi..hi .. i jus finish my reno, have not move in, when i check my flat ,i realised that my white grout line in my master bathroom has become brownish and look so dirty .. it is not suppose to be that way right ? my common bathroom is black tiles with black grout , now the black grout is filled with white powder , half black ,half white. Pls advise .TIA

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I saw Homefix store sell solvent specifically for cleaning grouts between tiles. I haven't tried it, so don't know how effective it is.

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btw kitchen, living room floor tiles so hard to maintain. how to solve white patch. cleaning is so tired.

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btw kitchen, living room floor tiles so hard to maintain. how to solve white patch. cleaning is so tired.

The best way so far:-

1) Buy a package of magic sponge (from Korea, Japan) $4 ~ $5 per pack

The sponge is white in color, usually rectangular in shape.

Easily available from market, hardware shop etc

2) Just wet the sponge using water only and use it to clean the grout between tiles

Floor tiles, wall tiles, oil stains on cooker hook etc

Once the sponge is dirty, soaps it onto the water again and repeat the cleaning..

3) Can use it on the tiles surface as well, almost restore the floor tiles back to its original condition.

Grout clearing solution etc - waste time, waste money only and not so environmental friendly.

(Remark: For heavily stain grout, you may need steam wash + sponge clean. If this method don't work, then live with it loh)

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i've been thinking....for those of us using white tiles....instead of trying to clean the grout lines, why not use a white paint pen and "paint" over the grout lines?

is that possible? if it is, den i guess this is the fastest and easiest way, yes?

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I've tried using those Japan-imported white magic sponges which had been mentioned by katecres.

And yes it works wonders, and on provision that u bought the original not the imitations.

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I've tried using those Japan-imported white magic sponges which had been mentioned by katecres.

And yes it works wonders, and on provision that u bought the original not the imitations.

where can i get the originals pls? those at daiso seems not.

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We had the same problem with the grout between our homo tiles. What we did was go to a DIY shop and bought the grout cleaner. It really works and after that we applied the grout sealer to make sure it stays clean for a longer period

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ok, my ID also mentioned the Magic Sponge, but until nw, i have no bl**dy idea wat it is and where to get it. I can't visualise it so perhaps i've seen it before or walked right past it without knowing what it was. Can someone kindly post a pic of it? The REAL one and not imitation? Tks.

How does the grout sealer keep the grout lines clean for a longer period? i thot the sealer is just to protect the grout against degradation and dissolution back into its powder form?

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ok, my ID also mentioned the Magic Sponge, but until nw, i have no bl**dy idea wat it is and where to get it. I can't visualise it so perhaps i've seen it before or walked right past it without knowing what it was. Can someone kindly post a pic of it? The REAL one and not imitation? Tks.

How does the grout sealer keep the grout lines clean for a longer period? i thot the sealer is just to protect the grout against degradation and dissolution back into its powder form?

i guess that's the white sponge sold in Daiso? got many brands and sizes :) usually it comes with one long strips of white sponge.

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Hi guys,

I just had shifted into my new place 6 months ago and the grout between the homogenous tile turned black. Is anyone of you facing similar problems?

Any one of you can advise how to clean the grouts between the tiles? Thanks

Just used a product called Mei Feng Ji which is commonly used in China, it has many colors to chose and the advertisement say it will never to be dirty or black,

will let you know the effect several months later.

it is like silicone and easy to do DIY work, the seller say it can be applied on those old houses to renew the grout.

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Daiso have grout paint pen $2. I bought 5. Last thu they have 10 left. Now no more at daiso ps. I think alot people buy. Art friend also have grout whiter

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Do anyone know this company call Sir Grout? the cleaner seen to be quite pop in US

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Daiso have grout paint pen $2.

I used that before, its useless, its just like a white marker, i threw it away. It was a real

waste of time, but then again its was S$2 what could i expect :notti:

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I use the spnge before, it wasn't of much help at all, just seemed like a normal sponge :(

Buy a package of magic sponge (from Korea, Japan) $4 ~ $5 per pack
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I used that before, its useless, its just like a white marker, i threw it away. It was a real

waste of time, but then again its was S$2 what could i expect :notti:

I like the way you put it, hahaha

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I like the way you put it, hahaha

Thanks i try to entertain, lol

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A cheap and safe way to clean the grouts and tiles - VINEGAR.


Mix the vinegar with water (50/50) or even thinner (more water).


Apply the mixture on stains or grouts and leave for 20 minutes or more, it wouldn't damage your tiles.


Use a toothbrush to brush the grouts, or spounge to clean the tiles. You may find the stains or dirts become lighter or clear depands on how staburn the stain is.


Wipe with clean warm water and dry the surface with clean cloth.


Repeat this if you need better result.



Try it. It works! Cheaply..


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