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 ma... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

In order to remove dried cement from tile, wood, glass and other surfaces, there are many commercial products available that safely do the job. Professionals also recommend vinegar if cleaning dried concrete from hands a... More »

Use chlorine bleach or oxygen bleach to remove stains from grout. Then, apply a sealant after cleaning to help maintain the clean appearance of grout. Cleaning grout on tile floors of an average-size room is typically co... More » Home & Garden Appliances

When installing self-stick ceramic tiles to cover walls, wash down the wall with warm, soapy water, and then dry thoroughly. Use putty to correct any cracks or uneven portions of the wall before applying the tiles. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

It is not advisable to clean a ceramic slow cooker insert with a copper scouring pad or other metal scouring pad, but plastic or nylon scouring pads are often acceptable. It is important to consult the user manual or man... More » Home & Garden Appliances Small Kitchen Appliances

To clean stoneware, rinse items in hot water, rub off any excess debris by hand or with a nylon scraper and pat dry with a towel or air dry. The most important thing to remember is not to use soap. More » Home & Garden Cleaning

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 ove... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance