Stone Spot Cleaning Tips

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Standard household products can be used to remove most stains/spots that can affect tile and grout joints. For more difficult stains/spots, a commercial stain remover can be used. The following is a list of some most common stain/spot problems and potential solutions.

  • Grease
    Use detergent, plaster of paris, sal soda
  • Ink
    Use baking soda, bleach
  • Iodine
    Use ammonia
  • Blood
    Use baking soda, bleach, hydrogen peroxide
  • Chewing gum
    Use ice cubes, paint remover
  • Coffee
    Use baking soda, bleach, household cleaners, hydrogen peroxide
  • Dyes
    Use bleach
  • Fats
    Use detergent, sal soda
  • Fruit juices
    Use baking soda, bleach, household cleaners, hydrogen peroxide, oxalic acid
  • Lipstick
    Use bleach, household cleaners, hydrogen peroxide
  • Mildew
    Use ammonia, baking soda, bleach
  • Motor oil
    Use plaster of paris
  • Mustard
    Use bleach
  • Water/mineral stains
    Use white vinegar
  • Wax
    Use ice cubes, paint remover
  • Wet paper
    Use bleach
  • Wine
    Use baking soda
  • Nail polish
    Use bleach, nail polish remover
  • Paint
    Use paint remover
  • Rust
    Use baking soda, scouring powders
  • Tar
    Use ice cubes, paint remover
  • Tea
    Use bleach, household cleaners, hydrogen peroxide
  • Tough stains
    Use oxalic acid
  • Vegetable oil
    Use baking soda, detergent



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