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Our Gibsonia Grout Cleaning Specialists Make This Floor Look Better than Ever

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February 11, 2022

A homeowner in Gibsonia had tried to bring back the beauty of his tile floor to no avail. The tiles had an unappealing watered-down look, and the grout was almost invisible, hidden under the soil that had seeped into its surface, which pretty much matched the state of the tiles.

Ceramic Tile Floor Before and After a Grout Cleaning in Gibsonia
The homeowner was frustrated but, most of all, he was worried about having to deal with a permanent issue. He tried to be careful during his cleaning sessions, but he couldn't be sure whether his failed attempts had changed the color of the floor, he came across Sir Grout Pittsburgh while looking for options online. He hadn't held much hope at the beginning of his search but a look into our picture gallery made him look more closely into our website's information. After some deliberation, the homeowner decided to fill out our "Request a Quote" form to schedule an in-home evaluation. He was confident in the prowess of our Gibsonia Grout Cleaning crew to find the root of the problem.

On the day of the inspection, our specialists went into the home's living room to look at the floor. At a glance, we could tell that the grout needed sealing, and the dirt would only come off with a thorough cleaning service. Overall, the floor looked dirty and run down, but there was no deep damage that would require significant repairs on the grout. We told this to the client after explaining the drawbacks of generic cleaners and soap-based formulas. We explained that the grout's porous surface had to be protected with a sealant, or there would be no way to keep moisture, soil, and grime from seeping into the grain. Then, we explained our restoration process step by step. He scheduled a new appointment, and our crew came back to his house a few days later with the equipment needed for the job.

They began by applying a pH-neutral cleaner on the floor to loosen up the dirt. After letting the product sit for a few minutes, they used a high-speed scrubber to remove the soil and grime from the tiles and grout until they were spotless. Since our cleaner is soap-free, you can safely apply it to ceramic surfaces without trapping mud, mold, and other liquids. In just a few minutes, we could remove all the dirt so that the tiles could regain their original color and texture.

To seal the grout, our specialists applied a coat of our signature ColorSeal. Our exclusive sealant is the best long-term solution to ward off spills, mold, mildew, fungi, and other outside elements. It protects the grout and enhances the aesthetic appeal of the grout lines because it's available in multiple colors to ensure the most flattering result. We used white sealant on the grout so that it contrasted with the shades of brown on the ceramic and brought out the tiles' asymmetric layout. When we were done buffing the surface, the floor boasted the welcoming look it was always meant to have, so it's no wonder that the client was so pleased when we called him back to see the results for himself.

When the homeowner asked for cleaning recommendations, we were happy to share some pointers. We started by recommending pH-neutral products like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. Because there are no acidic components in its formula, our cleaner can be part of your regular cleaning schedule without gradually damaging your floors. It is also effective at keeping mold and mildew from spreading around your home's surfaces without leaving any chemical residues behind. To scrub off the floors, it's best to use clean mops or towels over steel wools and other abrasive tools. We also recommended leaving the windows open from time to time to allow good air ventilation. Carpets and doormats are good to keep away most of the dirt carried by foot traffic, but they need to be cleaned as regularly as the floor itself. The client took note of all these recommendations and promised to recommend our services to friends and family.

You can trust Sir Grout Pittsburgh to give you the best hard surface restoration services by the hands of the most skilled professionals in the field. We bring the best tools and equipment to repair the damage on the grout and leave high-traffic areas looking new and untouched. Call (412) 960-6310 or fill out the "Request a Quote" form on our website if you want to request a free in-home evaluation. And be sure to subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date with our latest info and promotions. Looking for the most specialized services in Gibsonia? Sir Grout Pittsburgh has everything you need.

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