I have talked about my extreme love of vinegar before and this week solidified it even more. I have a hate hate relationship with the tile on our main floor. I mean sure it is nice in theory but it is a cleaning nightmare. All those decorative divots make a great hiding place for dirt and grime. In the 5 years we have been in this house I have yet to feel like I have gotten the entire floor perfectly clean. On Sunday I had had enough of it. I had finished washing the floor and still felt like it looked dirty. I stood there look at the floor and realized that some area's looked much worse than others. That was my AHH HAA moment. It is the grout that really makes it look dirty. In the most traveled areas it is darker than those less traveled areas.
So I found myself on my hands and knees with a shot glass full of vinegar in one hand and a toothbrush in another. It took about 5 seconds to see the results and I screamed and called Joe over to see.
I mean just look at the difference!!! I got about 2 rows done going through 2 shot glasses of vinegar. So I have like 9000000 more rows to go.
The point of this post is that natural cleaners can even do the toughest jobs. I know a lot of people use bleach to clean grout and so I am ridiculously happy that vinegar had these results. You can feel comfortable using it and then having your kids and pets walking/crawling/licking the floor.
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