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Our Austin Grout Cleaning Services Drastically Improved This Ceramic Flooring

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August 05, 2023

A properly-maintained property is every homeowner's dream. However, that takes a lot of work. Homeowners must take on a wide array of tasks to ensure everything's in order. Recently, a woman in Austin called us to have the ceramic flooring in her home restored. The tiles on every surface were in good shape, but the grout lines were dingy. That affected the overall appearance of the floors making them appear unhygienic. She needed the problem fixed as soon as possible because her family would be visiting the following week.

Image Showcasing the Changes a Ceramic Floor Went Through Thanks to a Grout Cleaning in Austin, TX
The homeowner had tried solving the problem herself. She cleaned the floors using several cleaning products. While the attempts worked well for the tiles, the condition of the grout lines didn't improve and that prompted her to go online and search for Austin Grout Cleaning services. She found our website at the top of the search results. After reading the positive feedback we had received and browsing through our picture gallery, she called to schedule a free consultation.

At the day of the assessment, our techs saw that the grout lines on every surface were discolored. Since some of the grout lines were more stained than others, our techs suspected that the damage was the result of improper maintenance. When the homeowner told them she had used several store-bought products in an attempt to restore the grout lines, our experts confirmed their suspicion. Most of the cleaning solutions contained acidic substances that ate away at the grout lines and caused them to deteriorate.

Image Showing How This Client's Bathroom Floor Went from Dingy to Clean Thanks to Our Grout Cleaning in Austin, TX
After the assessment, our techs offered the client a thorough grout cleaning and sealing service to restore the ceramic floors. They would seal the grout lines with our flagship sealant ColorSeal. The client agreed to the service and set up a date for the job.

Our techs returned to the client's home a few days later to perform the service. They repeated the following procedure on the surfaces they were asked to restore:
  • They first soaked the ceramic surfaces with Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. On top of being safe for tile and grout, this cleaner contains properties that help reduce common household fungi, mold, and mildew.
  • After letting the cleaner sit for a few minutes, our techs extracted the remaining dirt from the floors using a high-speed scrubber. The grout lines in the kitchen needed to be sanitized even further, so they cleaned them with a steam cleaner.
  • To finish, they dried the surfaces and coated the grout lines with our proprietary sealant ColorSeal. This is an acrylic-based sealant that shuts off the grout's pores, protecting them against water, dirt, spills, stains, mold, and mildew. It also comes in a variety of colors. The client chose colors that matched the tiles on every surface.
Picture Showing the Before and After of a Ceramic Floor After a Grout Cleaning in Austin, TX
When our techs finished, the floors looked incredible. Thorough grout cleaning and sealing services were exactly what they needed. The homeowner thanked our crew for the outcome and said the floors would cause an excellent impression on her family.

Before leaving, our experts gave the client a few maintenance tips to help her maintain the floors. They first recommended cleaning the floors once a week using a pH-neutral cleaner like our proprietary cleaning solution. Unlike most store-bought products, our cleaner doesn't contain acidic substances or soap. Our techs also suggested keeping the surfaces as dry as possible as an excess of moisture causes nothing but deterioration long-term.

Are your ceramic floors in bad shape? Don't fret, Sir Grout Austin can fix them for you. We have the necessary tools and expertise to offer the best grout cleaning services in the industry. To request our services, call us at (512) 645-1291 or fill out the "Request a Quote" form on this page. Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter to keep up with our latest news and promotions.

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