As already mentioned, it is possible to try and get rid of grout by yourself. And, while you will not end up with the most professional looking results, your tiles and floors will still get quite decent looking between two professional visits. Moreover, it will make it easier for the team to get the job done when it comes over, and it will also be done in a shorter amount of time. So what can you do on your own when grout cleanse DIY? What tools will you need and what to buy in advance?
There is this golden rule where you always start from the mildest option possible when trying to do something/ anything. You can apply this rule just about any time – from raising kids and disciplining pets, to deciding what therapy to treat your patient with and how to do grout removal. If the previous step or way doesn’t work, you move to the next, more aggressive one.
It is essential to underline that whenever you do a DIY project, especially when it comes to cleaning, you first try the mixture you made on a smaller, hidden place first, in order to see if it is going to destroy the object of cleansing, due to its aggression.
Some of the most shared homemade recipes for this issue include the following.
Recipe Number 1 – Mix 1/3 cup of ammonia, ¼ cup of white vinegar and ½ cup of baking soda in a mixture and apply to your tiles. Let it set for about 20 minutes. Scrub the mixture off and wash the floor with plain water.
Recipe Number 2 – Mix ¼ cups of vinegar, salt, and baking soda into a paste, apply on tiles and wash off with lukewarm water after 20 minutes.
Recipe Number 3 – Combine ¾ cup of baking soda, ¼ cup of bleach and water. Make a paste, apply to tiles, rinse with water. You can use lemon juice instead of bleach if you prefer it that way.