Little One Make A Mess On Your Tile? 2 Simple Ways To Remove The Stains

Silence is golden. That is, if you don't have toddlers. If you do have toddlers, silence could mean that you're about to find a mess. If you just found out that your toddler has stained the grout, you're going to need to act fast if you want to prevent permanent damage. Here are some homemade cleaning solutions you can use to get rid of two common grout stains.

Permanent Markers

Permanent markers don't have to leave permanent stains on your grout. You can clean up the mess and restore the color of your grout using this easy-to-make cleaning solution.

Supplies You'll Need

  • Hot water
  • Oxygenated stain remover
  • Plastic spray bottle
  • Stiff-bristled scrub brush
  • Clean cloth
  • Rubber gloves

Directions

  1. Fill your spray bottle with hot water.
  2. Add 1 cup of oxygenated stain remover.
  3. Shake the bottle to combine the solution.
  4. Put your gloves on.
  5. Spray a generous amount of the solution directly onto the stained area.
  6. Allow the solution to sit on the stain for about 15 minutes.
  7. Use your scrub brush to scrub the stain.
  8. Continue to scrub the area until the stains are gone.
  9. Rinse the area with water and wipe dry with a clean cloth.
  10. Repeat if necessary to remove the stains.

Red Juice

Red juice stains can be tough to get out of your grout, especially if you're dealing with white grout. This homemade cleaning solution will work great at removing the stains and restoring your grout to its original color.

Supplies You'll Need

  • Baking soda
  • Bleach
  • Hot water
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic spray bottle
  • Stiff-bristled scrub brush
  • Clean cloth

Directions

  1. Blot the area with paper towels to remove the standing liquid.
  2. Fill your spray bottle with hot water.
  3. Add ¼ cup of baking soda and 1 cup of bleach to the water.
  4. Carefully shake the spray bottle to mix the solution.
  5. Spray a generous amount of the cleaning solution directly onto the stained area.
  6. Allow the cleaning solution to sit on the stained area for about 10 minutes.
  7. Use your scrub brush to scrub the stained grout.
  8. Thoroughly rinse the area with clean water and wipe it dry with the clean cloth.
  9. Repeat the process until the stain is completely gone.

If your little one has made a mess of your grout, you don't need to panic. The simple cleaning solutions provided here will get rid of the stains and restore the color of your grout. For tougher stains, contact a tile cleaning company like All American Stone & Tile Care Inc.


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