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Professional Grout Cleaning in Austin, TX: The Best Restoration Process to Revamp Damaged Hard Surfaces

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August 30, 2019

A homeowner from Lake Ridge contacted us because she needed to revamp the surfaces in her house. She was hosting a party to celebrate her parents' anniversary. While she was preparing the house for the event, she noticed several areas were in poor condition. In the shower, the tiles had a run-down appearance. The grout lines looked dark and unappealing as well. The kitchen and the entryway floor had the same issues. The owner needed to find a solution before the party. She was determined to solve the problem, so she looked for some DIY cleaning methods online.

Before and After Picture of a Shower Floor Grout Cleaning Service in Austin, Texas
Unfortunately, after spending several hours scrubbing and mopping, she was not successful. Frustrated with the results, she decided to hire professionals. While she was searching, she saw a Sir Grout Austin ad in a magazine. She called us, explained the issue, and asked for a free in-home consultation. Thanks to our Austin Grout Cleaning service, her surfaces were completely restored on time for her parents' anniversary party.

Following the owner's request, we visited her house to inspect the surfaces. She was expecting us, and after greeting her, we began the assessment. We decided to start in the bathroom. We immediately noticed the surface had received heavy wear and tear. As a result, the tiles looked dingy and dirty. The grout lines were also affected and had acquired a darkish, unsightly appearance. Upon closer inspection, we realized it was necessary to seal the surface. We told the owner that it was exposed to water, dirt, grime, soap, and cleaner residue. We continued the evaluation in the kitchen and the entryway. After finishing the inspection, we concluded that regular cleaning wouldn't yield positive results. This task required Sir Grout Austin's hard surface expertise.

The solution we offered was a grout cleaning service. With this advanced restoration procedure, we would remove all the blemishes from the surfaces. We assured the owner everything would be perfect when we were finished. She was happy with our proposal and agreed to set up a date for the job. We returned with the necessary equipment to restore the surfaces. Since we needed to address several areas in the house, we began the process in the bathroom.

To start the restoration, we cleaned the shower using Sir Grout's exclusive pH-neutral natural hard surface cleaner and a high-speed scrubber. Unlike other cleaning products found in stores, our top-notch cleaner is soap-free and contains an enhanced formula that can help inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi for an extended period of time after application. After this first step, the shower was spotless. We continued the job by fixing the grout using professional diamond saws. We thoroughly worked on the entire surface and left the grout lines pristine and beautiful.

Before and After Picture of a Grout Cleaning Service in Austin, Texas
For the following step, we replaced the old caulk with a resilient, high-quality product. This is the best option for damp areas like showers because it provides resistance to mold and mildew growth. When we finished re-caulking the surface, we continued with the sealing process. For this task, we used ColorSeal. This superior sealant keeps dirt, grime, and all other external agents at bay. It also reduces deterioration by preventing water and other liquids from seeping into the grout. ColorSeal gives the entire surface a beautiful new look and the owner can choose from a huge selection of colors to match the grout with the tiles. When we finished working in the bathroom, we moved to the kitchen and the entryway. We followed the same procedure and completely restored the surfaces.

Our client was impressed when she saw the results of our work. She was happy because everything looked clean and renewed. The owner was beyond thrilled with the outcome and said the quality of our work surpassed all expectations. After thanking us, she assured us she would recommend Sir Grout Austin to her friends, family, and neighbors.

One of Sir Grout's priorities is to make sure our clients know how to take care of their surfaces. To achieve this goal, we took some time and gave the owner some suggestions for better maintenance. We recommended setting a weekly cleaning routine. For optimal results, use pH-neutral soap-free cleaners like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. Our product doesn't leave residues and it has ingredients that can provide protection against bacteria and fungi. It is best to avoid soap-based cleaners because they leave a film that seeps into the grout lines. In the long run, this gives the surface an unsightly appearance and can cause more severe problems. Substances that contain acidic properties are also harmful because they are harsh and can produce negative reactions on the surface.

For the bathroom, we recommended keeping the area dry and well ventilated. This is necessary to lower the moisture levels and prevent fungi growth. After using the shower, leave the door ajar or a window open, especially after hot showers. Always dry the surface using a squeegee, a towel, or a terry cloth. Squeegeeing after every use is the best way to keep the shower free of dirt particles.

Contacting Sir Grout Austin is the best choice when you are struggling with the maintenance of your hard surfaces. With our superior grout cleaning process, our experts can give your old surfaces a clean new look. Our technicians have extensive experience and can help you solve your problem fast and efficiently. As a leading company in the hard surface restoration industry, we have reliable solutions at your disposal. Call us at (512) 580-3003 or fill out our "Request a Quote" form to ask for a free in-home consultation. Also, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date with our latest info and promotions.

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