If you are reading this it is because you have the joints of the tiles dirty or blackened and you do not know how to restore their original state. Well, here we are going to explain how to do it and also you will know why it happens.
The tiles joint filler with is porous, which causes that the humidity and other external agents to dirty them and causing them to pick up dark colorations when generating fungi in those pores. So keep in mind that the cleanliness of these joints, is not only for an aesthetic issue, but also healthy one, because keeping them clean will prevent infections and more importantly considering that we usually have the tiles in kitchens and bathrooms.
The best way to clean them is to rub, and if you can do it comfortably better, that’s why we recommend using a grout brush, which has an ergonomic grip and also has harder bristles than another type of brush, so you do not have to apply so much strength.
To clean you can wet the brush with water, but to achieve greater effectiveness even to combat odours is advisable to use vinegar, as it is a great disinfectant. Regarding the necessary proportion it would be adequate to dilute half a cup of vinegar with a quarter of a cup of water. Also, if you want to enhance the cleaning effect, because you have a lot of dirt, you can add a little bicarbonate to the previous mixture.
With these tips you will recover the original colour of the joints of your tiles and at the same time you will keep your stays more hygienic.