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Homemade Tile and Grout Cleaner

Spring cleaning is well underway at my household. With a big move coming up, I have started to deep clean my entire home. Part of this cleaning process includes scrubbing my tile floor.

I have tried MANY different methods to clean my tile. However, I recently discovered the BEST homemade tile and grout cleaner. My floor has never looked better!

 

Homemade Tile and Grout Cleaner



Homemade Tile and Grout Cleaner

What You’ll Need:

4 cups water
1/4 cup baking soda
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup vinegar

 

How to Make and Use
Homemade Tile and Grout Cleaner

Step 1: Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle, putting the water in last.

Step 2: Spray solution onto tile and grout.

Step 3: Allow cleaning solution to sit for 5 minutes.

Step 4: Scrub dirt/grime away using sponge or large scrubber

Step 5: After scrubbing, wash with water

 

Tile & Grout Cleaner

I am SO embarrassed to post this picture of my nasty tile floor. As you can note from the picture, parts of my floor used to have dirt rings and dirty grout.

However, after using this wonderful homemade tile and grout cleaner, my floors now look amazing! As I was cleaning, I was amazed that I could see the difference before my eyes.

 

Clean Grout and Tile

I wish I would have discovered this cleaner a LONG time ago. However, I am happy that my floors now look shiny and clean.

 

FAQs About this Homemade
Tile and Grout Cleaner

Q: Can I make a big batch of homemade tile and grout cleaner and store it? 

A: This solution works best made in small batches and used immediately. You can store it and use within a month. Shake well before use. 

 

Q: How far will this Tile and Grout Cleaner go? 

A: This batch size isn’t huge, but it goes a long ways! I used it to clean my small home in Arizona, which is mostly tile! One batch may go as far as cleaning approximately one kitchen, hallways and entry, and two bathrooms.

 

Q: Is this Tile Cleaner Safe to Use? 

A: Yes! It is made with no extra additives or chemicals, just natural ingredients. You will spray the cleaning solution and let the acid go to work, then just scrub clean! You can wear gloves, if you’re worried about skin contact with vinegar or have any sensitivities. 

 

Homemade Tile and Grout Cleaner
Printable Recipe Card

Yield: 5 cups Tile Cleaner

Homemade Tile and Grout Cleaner

Homemade Tile and Grout Cleaner

Easy, chemical free, tile and grout cleaner that is very effective and simple to use!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • 4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup vinegar

Tools

  • Empty, clean spray bottle
  • Large sponge, scrubber, or wash cloth

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle, putting the water in last.
  2. Spray solution onto tile and grout.
  3. Allow cleaning solution to sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Scrub dirt/grime away using sponge or large scrubber
  5. After scrubbing, wash with water

Notes

Will clean approximately 500 square feet.

Best if used immediately, or store and use within 1 month.

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Tammy

Monday 8th of July 2013

This worked amazing! I just shared your link on facebook. I can't believe how easy it was!!!! Can I save the rest of the cleaner for next time, or do you have to make a fresh batch every time?

gkran

Friday 28th of June 2013

I am going to try this.. thank you! (Gianna)

Dee @ Cocktails with Mom

Thursday 27th of June 2013

That turned out absolutely fantastic. I have the same issue with grout so I'm so glad I stumbled upon this. Will definitely be trying this....already have all the ingredients!

Jamie Howe

Wednesday 26th of June 2013

Thanks for the info. I love all the homemade cleaner recipes. I will have to try this one in the future.

Janel

Wednesday 26th of June 2013

My tile needs this so badly! I'm totally going to try this, Meagan! Thanks!

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