Avoiding Permanent Grout Stains Avoiding Permanent Grout Stains

Grout stains are common in old bathroom tiles and this affects the quality of your bathroom. Thus, even if your bathroom is still new, it is important that you protect the grout so that you can avoid permanent grout stains from damaging your tiles. Here is a simple way to avoid permanent grout stains on your tiles. For this DIY project, you will need:

  • Clear liquid silicone
  • Fine tipped paintbrush
  • Stirring stick
  • Paper towels
  • Tile cleaner
  • Old toothbrush
  • Plastic cup

Step 1 - Clean The Tile Grout

Clean the tile and grout using a tile cleaner. Use an old toothbrush to apply the tile cleaner to the grout. Once done, wipe the grout to remove the excess cleaner. Let the tile and grout dry completely before proceeding to the next step.

Step 2 -  Prepare The Liquid Silicone

Shake the can of the liquid silicone and pour a small amount of it into a plastic cup or any container. Use a stirring stick to mix the liquid silicone.

Step 3 - Apply The Silicone To The Grout

Apply the liquid silicone to the grout using a fine-tipped paintbrush. Wipe the silicone that has run off onto the tiles using a clean paper towel.

Step 4 - Let The Silicone Dry

Let it dry for a few hours and make sure that the room is well ventilated.

Step 5 - Apply The Second Coat

Apply a second coat using a fine-tipped paintbrush to provide added protection.

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