Cleaning tile grout

Print Article

If your tile grout is dirty and stained but still sound, consider whitening the grimy grout with colorant. It's an easy, inexpensive four-step process by DAP Kwik Seal Grout Recolor Kit.

Pretreat: Sponge on the pretreat solution and let it sit for five minutes. Then scrub the grout with the supplied brush. Wipe clean with the chamois.

Apply Colorant: Squirt a thin bead of colorant on the grout lines in a 2-square-foot section. Then scrub the colorant with the grout brush included in the kit.

Remove Excess: Wipe the excess colorant from the tile using the chamois. Wipe only the tile, not the grout lines. Let dry for 30 minutes.

Buff to Remove Haze: Apply a light mist of glass cleaner and buff the tile with a clean rag or chamois. Let dry for a full 24 hours before exposing it to water.

•••

The North Idaho Building Contractors Association’s Home & Garden Show presented by CW Wraps & Marketing is March 3-5 at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds. For more information, call (208) 765-5518 or go online www.nibca.com.

Print Article

Read More Healthy Community

DR. DONALD JOHNSON: Obesity and sleep apnea link

February 07, 2018 at 5:01 pm | Coeur d'Alene Press PAID CONTENT Dr. Marilyn Lawrence-Wright, a cardiologist at Jamaica’s Heart Foundation spoke about the connection between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and obesity. She said that there is a direct...

Comments

Read More

SHEREE DIBIASE, PT: Endometriosis: What you need to know

February 07, 2018 at 5:01 pm | Coeur d'Alene Press PAID CONTENT Susie woke early one morning with a cramping, pulsing pain in her pelvic and lower abdominal region. She assumed it was her menses starting, but she noticed it seemed like this pain c...

Comments

Read More

WAYNE M. FICHTER JR.: How chiropractic can benefit the workplace

February 07, 2018 at 5:01 pm | Coeur d'Alene Press PAID CONTENT It doesn’t matter what type of work you do, workers are not immured to back or neck pain. It doesn’t matter if you do heavy lifting or sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a ...

Comments

Read More

GEORGE BALLING: Wine flaws: How to detect them and what to do then

February 07, 2018 at 5:01 pm | Coeur d'Alene Press PAID CONTENT In the more than seven years of writing a weekly wine column I always try to come up with original material and avoid repeating a column. Some though, like this one educating on wine ...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 664-8176
215 N. Second St
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

©2018 The Coeur d'Alene Press Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X