Removing grout from your tiles isn’t the most enjoyable of DIY tasks but it’s made much easier when using a grout removal tool. Whether you intend to use a rake (as shown above), scraper, dedicated electric tool or even an oscillating multi-tool, each is up for the challenge.
To help you choose a suitable grout removal tool for your bathroom or kitchen tiles, our hand-picked selection features top-performing tools chosen through our first-hand experience with various grout removal tasks, testing and the latest research.
Our Top Picks At A Glance:
How The DIY Works Team Tests & Rates The Grout Removal Tools
Over the years of maintaining multiple Airbnb’s and rental properties, we’ve had to remove a whole range of grout from tiles. The main reason for the removal is that the dirt or discolouration has been too much for grout cleaners to remove. Therefore, the best way to return the grout to its original form is to remove it and apply fresh grout.
Below are some photos we took whilst creating our guide on how to remove grout. As you can see, the results are instant and very clear to see. These results were also achieved by using a basic grout removal rake.
To give you an idea of how easy grout removing tools are to use, below is a video that we posted on our YouTube channel that shows us testing one of the tools.
As well as our experience in removing grout and testing a range of tools in the process, we also based our recommendations upon the latest research and several factors. Some of the factors that we took into consideration included the tool type, ease of use, construction quality, effectiveness, availability of parts (i.e. blades), warranty and value for the money.