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How to clean REALLY REALLY BAD military bathroom grout

I am a sailor stationed at a squadron in Norfolk that wants to get a heavyily neglected tile floor clean. Words cant describe how nasty this is considering 300 people go in and out of this bathroom of 200sqft. I have a stripping machine and plenty of stripper pads to help. None of the 'commercial' chemicals work well. Im thinking good ole Comet cleaner will work. Any ideas? Id like to be able to walk on this floor as well as my other shipmates without catching some mystery disease that the corpsman and flight surgeons dont know what to call.

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    Charlton Butler Apr 15, 2009

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    There is a deep sink next to the bathroom that pumps out scalding hot water and has threads on the faucet to boot. Will a 1/2" hose (for pressure build up) and a nozzle that squirts a fine stream help?

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    Charlton Butler Apr 16, 2009

    The problem with the pressure washer is it will cause huge over spray

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If you can get a high pressure washer (120PSI). go over twice and then use the stripper. as a final touch, go over with 50% clorox that should do it.

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    Frank Apr 16, 2009

    you can lower the pressure and use the hot water, it just may do it.

    I would guest, if that is the set up then probably you have go over the place few time before you can call it clean, but you do need some blench.

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    Frank Apr 16, 2009

    you can lower the pressure and use the hot water, it just may do it.

    I would guest, if that is the set up then probably you have go over the place few time before you can call it clean, but you do need some blench.

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