Cleaning Grout

The New York Times 7.3.08

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Have you tried everything to clean the dull, stained grout between your tiles? It's a common question we wrestle with at Apartment Therapy: Groddy Grout: Cleaning Tile Grout? We've covered grout coating, grout-whitening pens and grout colorants and dyes. The New York Times gives us some basic pointers and suggestions for professional help when all else has failed...

The professionals talk about the importance of sealing the grout, after cleaning it, to protect it from future dirt and grime. Read all about it: The Fix: Power Remedies for Dirty Grout.

Pics: Joel Holland