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5 Best Tools for Cleaning Your Bathroom 


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Grout Brush
A toothbrush won't do what a grout brush can.
A toothbrush won't do what a grout brush can.
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Tile is a common surface in bathrooms because it's nonporous; it's easy to clean and difficult to damage, especially with water. But the humid environment in a bathroom can be a problem for the grout that goes in between the tiles. Unless you sealed it with a non-permeable sealer when the tile was installed, grout is porous, which makes it the perfect host for mold and mildew -- especially when you add the oils from soaps and shampoos that it absorbs. A grout brush is designed to get in the small areas between the tiles without scratching the surface.


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