What are the best grout-cleaning tools?
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What are the best grout-cleaning tools?

Cleaning the grout is considered one of the most difficult tasks and also requires a lot of your time, but we mostly put the cleaning of the grout on hold and avoid it every time we perform the cleaning task and last you have to call the professionals to clean the grout which can cost you a lot. If you know the cleaning process you can perform the cleaning with ease without getting irritated and also do it yourself which will save you a lot of money too. House cleaning Kenmore has some tips on best grout-cleaning tools. 

Effective tools and products for cleaning mortar

When house cleaning most of the tools for cleaning the grout are quite inexpensive and many of the products you will need are in your home. These are some of the most popular options.

Tools

A brush for cleaning mortar: you can find them in almost all hardware stores.

An old toothbrush: it will work if you are determined to start, but you don't have a brush to clean the grout. You can speed up the process with an electric model.

A small chisel tool: these plastic hand tools can save you a lot of time and even your manicure. They are also cheap.

A Vaporizer: Vaporizers are probably the easiest method to illuminate the mortar. All you have to do is spray and clean the debris with a microfiber cloth. Since this tool is the softest, it is a good option for tenants concerned about security deposits.

Products

When house cleaning you can buy high-strength grout cleaners and even special stucco cleaning pens, but it's also very easy to make your own solutions for this project. During house cleaning it is always a good idea to start small and get to the most difficult ones, as homemade cleaners can be softer.

Here are some DIY products you can get started with:

Vinegar and water: 

When house cleaning,mix one part of vinegar with one part of water in a spray bottle and, voila, you will get a simple do-it-yourself detergent.

Baking soda and liquid detergent: 

During house cleaning,increase the mortar with a paste prepared with 1/2 cup of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of dish detergent.

How to clean the mortar

When house cleaning the following instructions can be used with any of the do-it-yourself cleaning solutions above. 

  1. Apply the do-it-yourself cleaner on the mortar.

  2. Let the solution work. The vinegar should stay on for about 30 minutes, while baking soda cleaning solutions only take 10-15 minutes to function.

  3. Gently rub the mortar lines with the mortar cleaning brush, toothbrush or chisel tool.

  4. After cleaning as much as possible, rinse the residue with water.

  5. If the mortar is still dirty, you may need to switch to a more intense cleaning method of the mortar. When switching to stronger products or commercial cleaners, you need to know which cleaners should never be mixed.

For more tips you can book an appointment with House Cleaning Kenmore or call House Cleaning Kenmore for more details.