Little Things You Do That Might Be Ruining Your Home

Being a homeowner comes with a lot of little headaches (and some big headaches). If you want to avoid big problems down the line, there are a lot of little steps you can take to make sure your home keeps running smoothly.

You want to make sure that the steps you’re taking to protect your home are the right steps, though. Sometimes, certain cleaning methods actually do more harm than good.

Keep reading to learn more about what not to do around your home.

Don’t Clean Grout With Toilet Bowl Cleaner

Miami Beach, contractor installing bathroom tile.
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Photo Credit: Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Commercial toilet bowl cleaners contain acids that will break down your grout and caulking over time. Save that stuff for the toilet bowl and use gentle cleaners on your grout instead.