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Our Pittsburgh Stone Cleaning Professionals Gave This Old Travertine Floor a Brand-New Look

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April 08, 2023

A homeowner from Pittsburgh had been unable to restore the travertine floor in her house. Thankfully, she found Sir Grout, and we helped solve her problem. The owner had been struggling with the maintenance of the surface. Even though she performed regular cleaning routines, the grout lines looked dirty and unappealing. She was not happy with this situation. As a final resort, she used some DIY methods she found online. Unfortunately, there was no improvement.

Image of a Travertine Kitchen Floor After a Professional Stone Cleaning in Pittsburgh
After considering her options, the owner decided to look for professional assistance. While she was searching for a hard surface restoration company, one of her friends came to visit her. He was a loyal Sir Grout Pittsburgh client, and when she told him about her problem, he immediately recommended our Pittsburgh Stone Cleaning service saying we had done an excellent job restoring the showers in his house. Following his suggestion, the owner went online to get more information about us on our website. After thoroughly browsing our picture gallery, she asked for a free assessment by filling out the "Schedule a Free Quote" form.

Soon after the owner's request, we visited her house to inspect the surface. We immediately noticed the grout lines had accumulated dirt, and the tiles looked run-down. As a result, the entire surface had an unsanitary appearance. As the evaluation continued, we learned the surface needed sealing. We told the owner that it was necessary to address this problem because the stone was exposed and it can absorb water, dirt, and grime. This can lead to damage and deterioration. After finishing the inspection, we determined that regular cleaning methods would not provide an effective solution. The restoration required Sir Grout's professional process and high-end equipment. We proposed a stone cleaning service to address all the problems, improve the travertine tiles with a new look, and give the floor a breath of new life. After hearing the offer, the owner hired us and set up a date for the job.

On the scheduled day, we returned to our client's house with everything we needed to restore the floor. For optimal results, our stone cleaning process follows a series of thorough steps. We started by cleaning the surface using our exclusive cleaner and a high-speed scrubber. Our product is pH-neutral and doesn't leave a residue, so it won't cause any damage to the stone. It effectively loosens the soiling and our machine scrubs it out. After that, it was time to repair the grout. To accomplish this task, we painstakingly worked on the entire surface using high-end diamond saws until we fixed all the issues. For the final step, we continued with the sealing process.

To seal the surface, we used Sir Grout's ColorSeal. Our top-of-the-line sealant ensures long-lasting results and provides unmatched protection. It wards off dirt and grime, reducing deterioration from daily use and making cleaning routines easy and fast. ColorSeal greatly improves the surface by giving the grout 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 surface was fully restored, the travertine floor looked beautiful, and we were ready to show the results to our client.

The owner was beyond thrilled when she saw the restoration we had achieved. She was very happy because the process had been fast, efficient, and cost-effective. Before we left, she thanked us and assured us she would recommend Sir Grout Pittsburgh to everyone.

Floors can receive constant foot traffic. Over time, this heavy wear and tear can lead to deterioration and damage. To keep these challenging surfaces looking great, it's necessary to follow Sir Grout's recommendations. We suggested setting up a weekly cleaning routine. When performing this chore, it's best to use only pH-neutral, soap-free cleaners like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. Our product it's made with high-quality ingredients, it's easy to use, and provides many other perks. It's also non-toxic and safe for everyone in the house, including pets.

We don't recommend using soap-based cleaners or substances that contain acidic properties. These products don't offer any benefits and leave a foam that seeps into the grout. This can harm the surface, causing severe problems like structural damage. When applying the cleaning solution, use a clean mop and let the floor dry completely before entering the room again. Avoid cleaning the floors with abrasive tools like steel wool because they can leave scratches. While cleaning the area, make sure to keep children and pets away from the wet surface.

As you can see, restoring your damaged travertine floor can be easy and fast with Sir Grout Pittsburgh's superb stone cleaning process. Using our top-notch products and equipment, our certified technicians can revamp any surface. As a leading company in the hard surface restoration industry, we have years of experience providing reliable solutions to countless satisfied customers. Don't hesitate to contact us by calling (412) 960-6310 or by filling out our "Schedule a Free Quote" form for a free in-home consultation. If you wish to keep up to date with our latest info and promotions, please be sure to subscribe to our newsletter.

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