Our Grout Cleaning Service Brought a Kitchen Floor in Cheshire, CT Back to Life
December 12, 2019We recently received a call from a Cheshire resident. Years of food spills and improper maintenance had given his floor an unappealing appearance. The grout lines were dirty and cracked in several spots across the surface. The homeowner knew he wouldn't be able to fix the problem on his own, so he went online and searched for grout cleaning experts in Cheshire, CT. He found Sir Grout Hartford in the top search results. After browsing the website and watching several video testimonials left by satisfied customers, he decided to fill in the form to request a free evaluation and a quote.
We visited the client's home on the appointed date to assess the kitchen floor. The tiles were in good condition, but the grout lines were severely deteriorated. When we asked the client about his cleaning routine, he explained that he used a damp mop and soap-based products to clean the floor. He also said he would let the floor air dry after every cleaning session. This helped us understand why the grout looked the way it did.
Letting surfaces air dry can be detrimental to their preservation. In our client's case, excess water and cleaner residue often sat on the kitchen floor for long periods of time. Because the grout lines hadn't been sealed in the last two years, they absorbed the excess moisture that was present on the floor. Had this issue been left unattended, it would've resulted in severe water damage and costly repairs.
Luckily we had arrived just in time to help the client avoid unnecessary expenses. We offered the client our professional grout cleaning and sealing service to restore the floor. To seal the grout lines we would use our top-of-the-line sealant ColorSeal. The customer accepted our proposal and set up a date for the job.
We returned to the client's home a few days later to restore the floor. We began by soaking the surface using Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. This product has a pH-neutral formula that is especially made to clean tile and grout. It also contains enhanced properties that can help inhibit the growth of bacteria, fungi, mold and microorganisms. After we let the cleaner sit for a few minutes, we used a high-speed scrubber to remove food traces, grime, and cleaner residue from the tiles and grout lines. We also used a steam cleaner on the spots where the countertops met the floor to ensure they were free from mold and mildew.
When we finished cleaning the floor, we thoroughly inspected it to determine which grout lines needed to be replaced. Once we were done with the repairs, we applied ColorSeal to the grout. This top-notch acrylic-based sealant shuts off the grout's pores, protecting it against spills, dirt, water, mold, and mildew. It also comes in a variety of colors for the client to choose from.
Once we completed the process, we showed the customer the results. He was impressed with the brand-new appearance of his kitchen floor. The tiles were radiant, and the grout lines were cleaner than ever. He thanked us for the job and assured us he wouldn't hesitate to recommend our services to his friends and family.
Before leaving, we gave the homeowner some maintenance tips to keep the floor looking great. We first recommended cleaning the floor once a week using a damp mop and a soap-free cleaning solution like our proprietary cleaner. Soapy cleaners tend to leave a sticky residue behind that does nothing but trap dirt and moisture in the grout lines. For this reason, it's best to avoid them completely. We also advised the client to dry the floor using a dry mop after every cleaning session. Letting excess moisture sit on the floor will only cause harm over time.
Are you looking for qualified grout cleaners? Contact Sir Grout Hartford, the leading expert in the field of hard surface restoration. Our team of professionals provides high-quality services with long-lasting results. Call us at (860) 781-6480 or fill out the "Request a Quote" form on this page to schedule a free evaluation today. Keep up with our latest news and promotions by subscribing to our newsletter.
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