To keep tile looking pristine in the bathroom or kitchen whether it needs a good cleaning or a total redo, a good grout pen makes housework easier and requires little-to-no scrubbing, and the best grout pens allow you to color or remove mold, mildew, and other stains from grout with precision.
Because grout is porous, it absorbs dirt and stains and can be notoriously hard to keep clean. When water and mild household cleaners aren’t enough to remove stains, chlorine bleach is a powerful stain remover that also tackles germs, and it can be used occasionally on grout — just don't mix it with vinegar. However, for targeted application and to avoid getting the cleaner getting on your skin, clothes, or other unwanted areas, opt for a bleach pen like the set I’ve included below. To remove stubborn mold and mildew from grout, though, consider a powerful gel cleaner that sets for a few hours and then allows you to wipe away buildup without the hassle of scrubbing.
In addition to grout cleaner pens, there are also handy options to whiten grout or change the color entirely without having to re-grout all your tile. If you want to switch from light grout that shows stains easily to a darker color that conceals better, you’ll find an easy-to-use water-based ink pen below in several shades. Many of these grout color pens come in multiple sizes so you can find the best fit for the grout lines on your walls or floors, too.
When it’s time to clean or give your tile a makeover, these are the best grout pens that will make your tile look like new.
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