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Our Stone Cleaning in Dallas, TX Completely Renewed This Natural Stone Shower

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May 17, 2018

Choosing natural stone for a specific room in a house is something that needs to be done properly if the homeowners want to give a perfect appearance to the space. Maybe for this reason, most of them pick marble, granite, slate, or travertine. These look great in any room, but regular maintenance is necessary over the long run, which is something not normally taken into consideration by the homeowner. These stones must be sealed once or twice a year to preserve their look. Also, natural stones can be difficult to maintain in perfect condition due to the lack of use of proper cleaners. The cleaners used most often are harsh and can damage stones.

Before and After of This Job in a Natural Stone Shower in Dallas, Texas
Maintaining a shower is probably one of the most challenging things for a homeowner because of the constant humidity and lack of adequate ventilation, which can further degrade the stones. Water contains mineral deposit, which can be a dangerous enemy to showers. After water evaporates, it leaves behind mineral particles, obscuring the shine of natural stone over time. Removing these deposits is difficult, so the only option left is to hire professional stone cleaning experts in Dallas, TX to restore the natural stone surface.

A woman living in Dallas, TX chose a natural stone for her master shower when she moved to the city three years ago, but she had no idea that using products containing harsh chemicals would damage the stone to the point of causing discoloration. She tried everything to solve the issue, but there was no way back.

When she was transferred to Dallas for her job, she decided to have a natural stone in the master shower because it gave a unique look to the entire bathroom. After the stone was installed, she didn't realize it had not been properly sealed. Over time, she established a routine to clean the house whenever she had free time from her job, which was typically only on weekends.

A few months earlier, the woman began to see some white stains on the floor of the shower. She had no idea what it could be. She read in a magazine about the use of different products, such as white vinegar, ammonia, and other acidic products, and how these would help her to eliminate the stains on the floor. After several tries, she realized the methods weren't effective—the surface still had the same white stains on it. She searched online for more potential solutions and found some DIY videos, but after applying them on the shower, the results were exactly the same: nothing happened.

One day, a friend visited the homeowner and they discussed the problem with the shower. The homeowner's friend assured there was a perfect solution: Sir Grout Dallas Fort Worth. He told her he had a staining problem in his natural stone countertop and our company solved it in no time, the outcome was amazing. Since she never thought about getting professional help, she was not entirely sure about it, so she asked her friend for more references for our services. Trusting in her friend's judgment, she typed in her favorite search engine: 'stone cleaning in Dallas, TX' and she was surprised to find our website among the first search results. After reading all the positive reviews, and seeing what our stone services could achieve, she decided to give us the chance to restore her natural stone shower. She proceeded to fill out the "Request a Quote" form and set up a date for a free in-home consultation.

On the evaluation day, our professional experts arrived at the customer's home to examine the shower. When they first viewed the surface, they noticed the problem right away and asked the owner about her cleaning routines. After they heard about the products she regularly used, they understood why the shower was in that condition. They explained that using acidic cleaners is never good because they can break down the sealant and discolor the stone. They told her to not worry because there was a solution—a stone cleaning job and sealing the surface to completely restore the shower. She agreed immediately and scheduled a date for the job.

Our team of technicians came back to the residence to start the procedure. They first applied a stone-safe cleaner on the shower floor and walls, then they used a high-speed but gentle scrubber in order to eliminate the soap scum and the grime from the natural stone. To eliminate the dirt accumulated on the grout lines, they used a vapor steam cleaner.

Once the shower was clean, it was time to move on to the next step: seal the entire surface using our proprietary sealant—ColorSeal. The main goal of this product is to keep humidity away from the grout, making it resistant to water, stains, and mold. Additionally, ColorSeal recolors the grout, leaving it looking brand-new.

After the service was finished, the woman was invited by our specialists to see the shower. She was thrilled with how clean the natural stone appeared. It looked like it did when it was first installed. She couldn't believe that a stone cleaning job had accomplished such an amazing outcome. She thanked our team for the work and mentioned that she would recommended our company without any doubt.

Before our crew left, they wanted to give her some recommendations to keep the problem from happening again. They suggested always using pH-neutral, soap-less, non-toxic, stone-safe cleaners to maintain the natural appearance of the stone. They also mentioned drying the shower with a terrycloth and sealing the surface once or twice a year to prevent future damages.

If you notice your natural stone is looking dull and dirty, it's time for a stone cleaning job as soon as possible and Sir Grout Dallas Fort Worth is your best option! Do not hesitate to contact us by calling at (972) 457-3116 or filling out the "Request a Quote" form on this website to set up an in-home evaluation. To find out more about our latest promotions, do not forget to subscribe to our newsletter.

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