Shower tile grout can get disgusting. Look at 5 ingenious ways to clean it

Moisture and heat are a winning combination for a disgusting shower situation. The naturally porous surface of grout makes it a magnet for mold, mildew, and shower grime. For a space that’s supposed to be clean, your shower can quickly become dirty.
These tips can take your shower tile grout from dingy to bright. Roll up your sleeves and get creative with these DIY grout cleaners.
1. Start with the basics
No need to pull out the heavy-hitter chemicals when a basic solution of Dawn and vinegar may be all you need to keep your shower sparkling. Smart Schoolhouse recommends buying these two key ingredients in bulk to create a very inexpensive cleaning solution.

You may be worried about your bathroom smelling like a pickle factory. The funny thing about vinegar is that despite it’s strong smell, once it dries you can’t smell it anymore. Filling a scrubbing wand, like the one in this tutorial, allows you to keep the cleaning solution in your shower. You can quickly and easily do a little scrubbing while in the shower.

2. Harness the power of bleach
Bleach is an excellent cleaner and disinfectant. Making a paste out of baking soda and bleach gives you the ability to spread the bleach onto your dirty grout. The baking soda gives you added scrubbing power.

Simply mix the two ingredients according to these directions. An old toothbrush allows you to gently scrub and target just the grout areas. Apply to the grout and let soak in for 10 minutes. This allows the bleach to do the majority of the work for you.

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