Bathroom

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Building materials used in the bathroom, including grout, are susceptible to stain-causing bacteria, mold and mildew growth. These surfaces are extremely difficult to clean and growth reoccurs quickly. There are many reasons why these harmful microbes could initially develop on your ceramics, such as an increase in room temperature, causing humidity and moisture off of which bacteria thrives. This also extends to the grout that surrounds it.

Simple Solution

A well-ventilated bathroom is key to keeping bacteria, mold and mildew at bay. Grout lines pick up dirt and stains easily. Make a solution of seven cups of warm water, 1/2 cup of baking soda, 1/3 cup of ammonia and 1/4 cup of white vinegar in a spray bottle. Spray it on your grout, paying special attention to discolored parts, scrub with a hard-bristled brush and wipe up the remaining liquid. Finally, give the grout one last wipe down with a clean cloth.

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Best Solution

Caring for grout can feel like a lot of work. Luckily, you can purchase grout which has antimicrobial protection built into it, designed to inhibit the growth of stain-causing bacteria, mold and mildew. This technology is built in at the point of manufacture and does not wipe off or wash away. As the technology works to inhibit the growth of these microbes, the grout is kept hygienic longer and stains and molds are less likely to occur.

Microban® Protection

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Custom® Building Products is North America’s leader in flooring preparation products and tile and stone installation systems for residential and commercial projects. And now Microban® antimicrobial product protection is built into CUSTOM’s Fusion Pro™ grout and AquaMix® sealants to help prevent the growth of stain and odor causing mold and mildew from growing on the grout surface.

Areas like kitchens and bathrooms can be hotspots for the growth of  microbes due to high humidity and heat. Microban® antimicrobial product protection is built into CUSTOM’s Fusion Pro™ grout and AquaMix® sealants to help prevent the growth of stain and odor causing mold and mildew from growing on the grout surface. Microban technology works around the clock for continuous, durable antimicrobial protection keeping the grout cleaner between cleanings.

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