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You're smart enough to scour the bathroom before an open house, but what are you going to do about that stained grout that's bringing down the look of your freshly cleaned tile? Because it's porous, even clean grout can look grungy, and that's a major turnoff for buyers—but it's also an easy fix. Start out by trying baking soda, vinegar, and a toothbrush, but if the grime won't budge, escalate to a commercial grout whitener. These concoctions can clean, whiten, and seal grout, making a bath look decades younger—and cleaner.
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