ICAN/ATEX: What is the best way to get restroom grout lines clean?
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How do you get grout lines in restrooms clean?
We have stripped them, scrubbed with wire brushes and used powerful cleaners, yet cannot get rid of the black color.
The grout was originally light brown.
Stripping only helps if a finish is sealing the soil into the grout.
Even a wire brush may be too course to reach fine soil embedded in the grout without actually removing grout.
Try using a steam generator with a wand and stiff brush on the tip.
You will have to trace the lines, but live … - Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor
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