To clean grout off wall tiles, wet the tiles with water, use a wooden scraper to chip off the grout, rinse and scrub with a nylon scouring pad. It is important not to use a metal scraper to remove the grout because it may damage the tile.Continue Reading
When doing a tile job, sometimes excess grout is left to dry on the tiles. Because it takes a few days, or weeks, for grout to harden, the sooner the job is done the better.
To repair shower grout, clean the shower, scrub it with a pad or brush, allow it to dry, and remove any brittle grout using a grout removal tool before adding new grout. Allow the grout to dry, and apply grout sealer over the fresh grout.Full Answer >
House Beautiful magazine describes a number of DIY home repair solutions for common problems, including clogged plumbing, scratched floorboards, cracked plaster and dirty tiles in need of grout. The magazine's online slide show also displays how to fix hanging curtains and paint cabinets effectively.Full Answer >
To clean a pizza stone, brush off food debris, wipe the stone with a nylon pad, rinse the stone, brush the stains with baking soda, rinse again, and dry the stone. This 20-minute process requires a cleaning brush, sandpaper, a nylon pad, baking soda, water, a toothbrush, a bowl and a towel.Full Answer >
Remove paint drips on a wall by lightly scraping off the raised portion of the drip with a scraper, gently sanding the area in the direction of the drip and applying an additional topcoat of paint. Work carefully to remove the drip without damaging the rest of the paint job.Full Answer >