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A Grout Sealing Job in Austin Enhanced and Shielded the Surfaces of This Damaged Shower

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September 30, 2019

While preparing his house for an event, a homeowner from Kyle, TX noticed his shower was in poor condition. The grout lines and the tiles had an unsightly appearance. No matter how much he mopped and brushed, he saw no improvements on the surfaces. The owner needed to find a quick solution because the date of the party was approaching. He was determined to solve the problem, so he tried some DIY methods he found online.

Picture of a Tile Shower Floor Before and After a Grout Sealing Service in Austin, TX
Unfortunately, the results he got were not satisfactory. Nothing seemed to work. Frustrated with the outcome, he decided to hire professionals. The owner's mother was a former Sir Grout Austin customer. We had restored her marble countertops and she was very happy with our service. She advised her son to contact us as soon as possible. He followed her advice and called us. After explaining the issue, he asked for a free in-home consultation. Our Austin Grout Sealing experts gave his shower a revamped appearance with fully protected surfaces.

Following his request, we visited his house to assess the condition of the surface. As soon as we began the inspection, we noticed the grout lines on the shower's floor looked dark and unappealing. This problem occurs because grout is porous and absorbs all sorts of external agents. The tiles were dingy and stained as well. We told the owner that years of heavy use and improper cleaning methods had led to this deterioration. As we continued the evaluation, we learned the grout lines were unsealed. Grout needs sealing because it can degrade quickly. We concluded that regular cleaning wouldn't be effective for restoring the shower. We proposed a grout sealing service to rectify all the issues and shield the surface to prevent future damages. The owner was pleased with the assessment and decided to hire us.

As scheduled, we returned to our client's house to restore the shower. We began the job by cleaning the surface. For this task, we used our exclusive cleaner and a high-speed scrubber. This product is pH-neutral and has an enhanced formula that can help inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi for an extended period of time after application. Once the shower was spotless, it was time to re-grout. We applied a new grout solution and enhanced the entire floor. When we finished fixing the grout, we used a steam cleaner to remove the remaining dirt from the difficult to reach areas. The following and final step was the sealing process.

We sealed the grout lines using our top-notch sealant, ColorSeal. This superior product is ideal for showers because it's resistant to mold and mildew. It also wards off damages from dirt, grime, and all other external agents. ColorSeal improves the surface by giving the grout a vibrant color and a brand-new appearance. It comes in a wide range of colors, allowing the owner to match the tiles with the grout. When we finished the job, the shower looked brand-new and all the issues were gone.

Our client was very happy with the results. He couldn't believe the amazing restoration we had achieved. He told us our performance surpassed all his expectations. After thanking us, he assured us he would recommend Sir Grout Austin to his friends, family, and neighbors. Proper maintenance is essential for keeping showers in top condition. These surfaces receive heavy daily use and are prone to damages. For this reason, it's important to follow our recommendations in order to prevent deterioration.

We suggest setting up a regular cleaning routine. For optimal results, use only soap-free cleaners like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. Our product doesn't leave residues and offers many benefits, including ingredients that can help provide protection against bacteria and fungi. It is also non-toxic and safe for everyone in the house. We don't recommend soap-based cleaners and substances with acidic properties. These products are harsh and leave residues that seep into the grout lines. This can produce negative effects on the surface, such as mold and mildew growth. To reduce the accumulation of dirt and grime, we recommend squeegeeing the surface after using the shower.

Mold and mildew thrive in damp areas. Proper ventilation is necessary to prevent fungi growth. We suggest leaving the door ajar or a window open, especially after hot showers. This will allow the moisture to flow freely. Keep the surface dry using a squeegee, a towel, or a terry cloth rag.

Restoring your damaged hard surface is easy and fast with Sir Grout Austin's help. Our certified experts know exactly what to do to give your dirty shower a clean new look. With our top of the line grout sealing service, our technicians can revitalize and shield any type of surface. As a leading company in the hard surface restoration industry, we have effective and reliable solutions at your disposal. To contact us, call (512) 580-3003 or fill out our "Request a Quote" form for a free in-home consultation. Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date with our latest info and promotions.

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