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How to clean grout around a garden tub?

We are getting ready to list our home and around the garden tub some of the grout needs to be spruced up and shiny again...how do I go about this?

I have already tried Mr Clean erasers...

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mommytobrooke

Asked by mommytobrooke at 3:32 PM on Jun. 29, 2010 in Home & Garden

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Answers (5)
  • I just ended up pulling the grout and putting down new.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 3:34 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • Try a spray bottle with straight bleach. Spray and let it sit then rinse you might need to scrub the tougher stains.

    Mom2princessq

    Answer by Mom2princessq at 3:34 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • I use tilex on all grout, including around the jacuzzi tub.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 3:40 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • Is it possible to re-grout the visible areas with a thin "touch up" layer/amount? It might look cleaner and brighter than just cleaning it?!
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 4:19 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • i would try baking soda and a toothbrush first.
    bleach alters the surface of the grout making it even more inviting for future mold growth. it would be a lot of work if your house does not sell right away. regrouting is hard work. my dh did it in a weekend, but it tool a whole day to get the right tools for the job!
    if regrouting is what you do, then get a dremel to remove the old grout!!
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 6:00 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

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