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A simple recipe for effectively cleaning tile joints.

Cleaning the tile joints

Necessary material

  • Gloves
  • Laundry or bleach
  • Food baking paste
  • Lemon juice
  • Sponge
  • Toothbrush

Estimated time: 1 hour

Mold does not just get stuck on walls. It can also blacken tile joints.
Nothing is easier to clean to regain their original brightness.
Simply apply a mixture worthy of our recipes of grandmothers.
At choice, you can mix water with laundry or with a little bit ofpure bleach, or make a food baking paste and lemon juice.
Other solutions are of course possible, especially withhydrochloric acidbut if we can avoid handling these toxic products it will not be worse.
In any case, before applying these mixtures on the joints, put on gloves.
Apply the mixture carefully, with a sponge, to the dirty joints. It is also possible to use a toothbrush, especially if one uses the baking-lemon paste.

Leave on for a few minutes before rubbing the joints with a stiff brush.
Finish with a good rinse by proceeding in progressive steps.
To prevent dirt from coming back, remember to maintain the joints regularly with soapy water or bleach.

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This trick is taken from the book "How to plant a nail"Editions Mango in partnership with System D.


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