The whole purpose of showering is to come out looking and feeling clean. If your grout is mouldy, you’ll barely want to get in, let alone feel sanitised after the experience.

Although black mould and pink mildew can seem daunting, it’s often much easier to clean then you think.

To prove this to you, we took on the challenge of cleaning up a truly filthy shower, with blackened grout, mildew stains and even living, fluffy mould! Yes, it was truly disgusting.

Although this isn’t a particularly pleasant task (rubber gloves are advised!) you’ll see an immediate improvement in the appearance of your grout.

How to clean grout using bleach

The next step is slightly more intricate, but still shouldn’t take too long. All you need is bleach, an old, hard bristled toothbrush, and you’re ready to clean your grout.

Pour 2 parts undiluted bleach into a small container, and add 1 parts water. Ensure your rubber gloves are on, and open any windows if possible.

Dip the toothbrush into the bleach solution, then, beginning from up high, scrub the grout with the brush. Go over each section of grout thoroughly so that the bleach seeps deep into the grout.

Once you’ve covered the entire area, leave to sit for 30 minutes.

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