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Old 12-07-2008, 01:37 PM   #1
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Does anyone have a suggestion for the best product to use for cleaning grout that is very dirty??

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Old 12-07-2008, 04:19 PM   #2
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Does anyone have a suggestion for the best product to use for cleaning grout that is very dirty??
Tri-sodium-phosphate!

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Old 12-07-2008, 10:08 PM   #3
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TSP often works fine depending on the type of dirt. You can try it since as a homeowner you have time to experiment. When I clean and seal floors I don't have the luxury of trying several things. I use tile and grout cleaners which contain acid made just for the purpose. There are many available.

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Is this wall or floor tile grout? If it's wall tile grout, by "dirty" do you mean mildewed?
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Hi, this is floor grout in a high traffic area
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Old 12-08-2008, 07:58 PM   #6
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This is how janitors typically do it:



That's just an ordinary floor machine turning a rotary scrub brush, like one of the two shown below.



Whether or not the guy doing the cleaning is using TSP in his solution tank, I dunno.

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TSP often works fine depending on the type of dirt. You can try it since as a homeowner you have time to experiment. When I clean and seal floors I don't have the luxury of trying several things. I use tile and grout cleaners which contain acid made just for the purpose. There are many available.


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