Cleaning fan shares easy hack to get grim grout sparkling… but his method bitterly divides opinion | The Sun

A CLEANING fan has shared a simple hack to cleaning to get grout sparkling but his method has left people less than impressed. 

The cleaning fan who goes by @the_gooch online shared his hack in a TikTok video. 

He said: “You are gonna thank me for this budget friendly grout cleaning trick.”

The cleaning fan said he uses toothpaste to scrub the dirt out of his grout. 

“Take a tube of toothpaste and spread the toothpaste along the grout line.”

Then the cleaning fan uses a toothbrush to scrub the grout line. 

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He says: “Grab a toothbrush and just scrub it aggressively into the grout line.”

After some aggressive scrubbing the cleaning fan uses a cloth to wipe away the toothpaste.

“Then take a damp cloth and wipe it away.”

“Once the grout is dry it will be as good as new.”

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The cleaning fan uses tape to cover one side of the grout to show viewers a clear before and after. 

The grout cleaning hack went viral with over 4.7 million views.

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Many viewers pointed out they thought the hack was the opposite of budget-friendly and would end up costing a fortune. 

One user said: “How many tubes would you need? That’s so wasteful."

Another said: “Seems a bit excessive.”

A third viewer said: “Yeah everyone don't do this unless you want to spend a fortune.”

One user said they thought using a toothbrush was ridiculous. 

They said: “Grab who’s toothbrush? Mine? Don’t think so…”

Many viewers pointed out using bleach would have been more effective and cheaper. 

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One user said: “Toilet bowl cleaner with bleach the best.”

Another said: “Bleach – cheaper.”

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