See How a Tile Cleaning in Dallas, TX Completely Restored This Shower's Appearance
November 30, 2019Keeping tiles clean is relatively easy. Homeowners, however, often make small mistakes that can later lead to bigger problems. That's what happened to our latest customer, whose cleaning routine had ended up deteriorating the floor in her shower. Since she eventually realized that her cleaning efforts wouldn't be enough to restore her dirty tiles, she decided it was time to call a team of hard surface restoration professionals.
She had heard of our Sir Grout Dallas Fort Worth's tile cleaning services from a friend who had recently hired us to clean his shower. The friend recommended us because we had achieved outstanding results and offered him a top-notch customer service. Convinced, the homeowner went online and visited our website. After browsing our picture gallery, she filled in the form to request a free in-home consultation.
On the day of the assessment, the homeowner led us to the guest bathroom so we could inspect the shower. We noticed that a combination of dirt and dingy grout lines made the shower's surfaces appear dull and lifeless. In addition, mildew and hard water stains had formed on the floor and the walls. When we asked the homeowner about her cleaning routine, she explained she had been using a DIY soapy cleaning solution that had yielded positive results in the past, and that she didn't understand why the shower looked the way it did. As soon as we learned about how the client cleaned her shower, we knew the soapy cleaner was to blame.
Most soap-based products tend to leave a sticky residue behind. This film had attached itself to the shower's floor and walls, trapping dirt and other external agents. We always advise our customers to be careful when it comes to using DIY cleaning solutions on their hard surfaces. While it's true DIY cleaners can be good if they're properly made, most homeowners don't have the expertise required to handle them with care.
To fix the problems in the client's shower, we offered her a tile and grout cleaning service. We also offered her a high-quality sealing procedure using our flagship sealant Tile Armor. The homeowner immediately accepted our offer and set up a date for the job.
On the agreed-upon date, we returned to the client's home to restore the shower. We began by soaking the shower's surfaces with Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. This is a pH-neutral cleaning solution that's safe for both tile and grout. It also contains enhanced properties that help inhibit the growth of bacteria, fungi, mold and microorganisms. After letting the cleaner sit for a few minutes, we used a high-speed scrubber to remove the soap and dirt that covered the shower's surfaces. Once the layer of soap scum was completely removed, we worked our way through the mildew and hard water stains. We also used a steam cleaner on the shower's expansion joints to ensure the mildew wouldn't grow back.
Once every surface was clean, we applied our proprietary Tile Armor to the shower's floor and walls. Not only does this impregnating sealant protect tile and grout against water, stains, soap, mold, and mildew, it also enhances their overall appearance.
When we finished, we let the client see the results. She was happy to see that her shower was completely renewed. She said she couldn't thank us enough for giving her shower a fresh appearance. She asked us if we could give her some maintenance tips before we left, so we provided her with a few care tips she could easily follow. First and foremost, her habit of cleaning the shower with a soapy cleaner had to stop. Now that the shower's surfaces were fully sealed, a mild cleaner like our proprietary product diluted in water should be enough to get the job done. We also suggested wiping the excess moisture away and keeping the shower enclosure ventilated to avoid mold and mildew growth.
Are the surfaces in your home or commercial property in need of a touch-up? Contact Sir Grout Dallas Fort Worth, the expert in tile cleaning services. We have the necessary tools and expertise to guarantee the best possible results. Call us at (972) 370-9543 or fill in the "Request a Quote" form on this page to schedule a free evaluation today. Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter to keep up with our latest news and promotions.
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