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I tried one of these ideas on the badly stained grout around my toilet. Baking soda, vinegar, baking powder and lemon juice, mixed together into a thick paste. I used an old paintbrush and applied it all around the toilet. I used the brush to squish the stuff in. I let it all sit overnight, and then spent a lot of time wiping it all up. Oh dear, what a mess, and it only helped a tiny bit. I cannot afford to hire a professional grout cleaner, not on what I make cleaning!

Any other ideas I could try out??? It looks disgusting. My only other idea is to buy grout paint and put that on, but that stuff is not cheap. Could I, maybe, use a matte white acrylic paint?????
Annie, frustrated in HOT Florida
 

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This is the easiest method and worth trying first to see if you can’t just bleach the grout clean with an oxygen cleaner. Make a solution of two gallons of hot water with 1 cup of Oxyilean powder. Make sure the Oxiclean completely dissolves. Mop with the solution. I like this option because the Oxiclean doesn’t have fumes like chlorine bleach does.
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To my mind, professional cleaning is the most reasonable way to get good-looking tiles because pros use individual approach, effective cleaning products and protective technologies.
 

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Lotus Cleaning Calgary has solutions for all of your tile and grout cleaning needs. With our advanced methods and the best products in existence for tile and grout cleaning, we will restore your tile to its original beauty. A wide variety of tile and stone is on the market these days. We identify the type of flooring you have and take special care in cleaning it to deliver many years of beautiful tile and grout.
 

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This is the easiest method and worth trying first to see if you can’t just bleach the grout clean with an oxygen cleaner. Make a solution of two gallons of hot water with 1 cup of Oxyilean powder. Make sure the Oxiclean completely dissolves. Mop with the solution. I like this option because the Oxiclean doesn’t have fumes like chlorine bleach does.
 

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Time is essential when you're cleaning up blood. The sooner you clean it, the better. But unfortunately for you this is not a possibility. In your case you can mostly rely on harsh detergents and lots of scrubbing. But before you reach for the commercial detergents, you can try some baking soda and vinegar. If this doesn't work, the next step is bleach with water or something equally strong. Using a pressure cleaning machine is also not excluded in these situation. Just be careful, because some types of natural stone tiles are too gentle and a pressure cleaner can destroy them.
 

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Highly concentrated alkaline, ammoniated, and acidic cleaners should be avoided, as they may break down the sealer. Use neutral cleaners instead.
 

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Worth reading piece. Ideas and tips shared by you are really useful. Hiring a professional service for grout cleaning you can save you money in the long run. Professional tile and grout cleaning can remove mold and mildew before it penetrates the surface, causing costly damage and they can clean them much better. Our sustainable cleaning methods, floor care techniques and commercial floor waxes and supplies will exceed your high standards of health, environmental friendliness, cleanliness and overall floor appearance. I suggest dewatering with a wet/dry vac.
 

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I tried one of these ideas on the badly stained grout around my toilet. Baking soda, vinegar, baking powder and lemon juice, mixed together into a thick paste. I used an old paintbrush and applied it all around the toilet. I used the brush to squish the stuff in. I let it all sit overnight, and then spent a lot of time wiping it all up. Oh dear, what a mess, and it only helped a tiny bit. I cannot afford to hire a professional grout cleaner, not on what I make cleaning!

Any other ideas I could try out??? It looks disgusting. My only other idea is to buy grout paint and put that on, but that stuff is not cheap. Could I, maybe, use a matte white acrylic paint?????
Annie, frustrated in HOT Florida
 
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