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What's the best way to get my tile grout super WHITE?

I was going to try OxyClean... but I wondered if their was some sort of dirt busting acid or something. The nasty grout is making me crazy. Also, is there some kind of silicone sealer I can paint onto the grout after I've got it nice and white? Something to prevent the dirt from collecting in the grout again?

Asked By: Answer Fairy - 3/5/2008
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Answered By: seafairy2005 - 3/5/2008
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bleach it after its thoroughly dry re-seal it with a tile and grout sealer
Answered By: amo45 - 3/5/2008
 
Oxyclean works really well. I also have used Mr. Clean Magic Erasers and they are great just as an extra for those places that do not get "Super" White
Answered By: l c - 3/5/2008
 
Paint it, it'll look great!!!
Answered By: Jus BLINGIN!!! - 3/5/2008
 
mix tasting salt in water.......might help
Answered By: NABILA N - 3/5/2008
 
Borax and a toothbrush. Mix the borax with water and scrub away!
Answered By: bevrossg - 3/5/2008
 
Was the grout white to start with? If it was the best thing to do is to have a professional come in and clean it. There is a new system out that is high pressure, high steam with little use of chemicals. It basically "blasts" the buildup away, and gets it deep clean instead of surface clean. After they are done... More
Answered By: Gary S - 3/5/2008
 
This is not fun! I hate cleaning grout. But I use ZEP tile and grout cleaner from Home Depot. To put a layer over the clean grout, I know this sounds crazy, use a little pledge over the whole surface. Just the walls though. Good luck!
Answered By: jhardinmom - 3/5/2008
 
use dishwashing detergent and a scrub brush. the powdered stuff you use in your dishwasher. its made for porcelan. for a sealer use Precision Grout Sealer...they sell it at hardware stores... More
Answered By: B - 3/5/2008
 
yes theres a tile grout cleaner in a tube type bottle it has a roll on applicator. works wonders. Lowes or home depot sells it.
Answered By: Richard C - 3/5/2008
 
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