Posts Tagged ‘sealing grout’

Is a Professional Grout Cleaning Service Needed?

The short answer is no.  If your grout is really dirty now, a one-time professional grout cleaning will be necessary.  Most commonly, we use a professional grade steam cleaner to get the tile and grout restored to like new condition with little to no harsh toxic grout cleaners.  We follow the thorough steam cleaning with…

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Don’t Wax your Ceramic Tile

The homeowners of this kitchen tile floor became frustrated with the cleaning person’s results and told her to try anything to make it look good.  Apparently, the answer was to apply a Mop & Glo type of product.   As you can see in the before picture, the grout is yellowed and trapped the dirt.  Granite…

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Acidic Cleaner Damage on a Black Limestone Shower

This black limestone shower was very difficult to keep clean. In the process of trying anything, the cleaning person tried an all-natural cleaner. The before picture on the left is what happened when using this cleaner. When I arrived I checked the cleaner with pH test paper and the pH was 1. Very acidic. Similar…

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