Sir Grout's Caulking Services in Murfreesboro, TN, Totally Changed the Appearance of This Master Shower
May 12, 2018Ceramic tile is one of the most common types of surfaces people choose because it can be used in almost any room of a home: as flooring, a backsplash, or countertops. This homeowner was remodeling his home and decided to install ceramic tile in the master shower because it was very affordable compared to other surfaces. He needed to remodel other areas of the house too, so he wanted to spend his money as effectively as possible.
After years of living in his beautiful home, the owner realized some areas needed to be remodeled because they looked dull and the grout lines were dirty. The most damage area was the bathroom, the master shower to be specific. The homeowner knew the reason why the surface was in such bad condition was the lack of regular maintenance. When he did find time to clean, he never seemed to make any progress. In fact, he noticed that black stains began to appear on the caulk area, the shower floor was full of soap scum and the grout lines were cracking. After seeing the issues the surface had, the homeowner decided to look for a reliable company that offered the best caulking services in Murfreesboro, TN, to help him restore the shower.
As with any other type of surface, ceramic tile has its advantages and disadvantages. Many people ignore the disadvantages, which causes future problems to the owner.
Advantages of Installing Ceramic Tile
Water Resistance: It is important to take the time and choose the right material for your tiles. Choosing the wrong material can lead to problems. If a surface is going to be regularly exposed to water, such as in a bathroom or shower, ceramic tile is one of the best choices.
Durability: Ceramic tile is known for a much longer lifespan.
Affordable: Ceramic tile is one of the most cost-effective materials to use. Its durability makes it an even greater value.
Easy to Clean: One of the best attributes of ceramic tile is that it is easy to clean. You just need to wipe or mop the tiles to remove dirt, stains, and liquids. It's important, however, to use proper cleaning methods and materials.
The homeowner asked friends and relatives if anyone knew of a company that provided hard surface restoration services, but no one seemed to have any suggestions. He realized that his best option was to search online. He searched for: 'hard surface restoration company in Murfreesboro. Sir Grout Nashville was on the top results. On our website, he read the information about all the services we offer, including the caulking service his master shower needed. He was convinced our company was the best choice for restoring the surface, so he filled out the "Request a Quote" form on the page to schedule a free in-home consultation.
On the day of the assessment, Sir Grout Nashville's specialist went to the customer's home to evaluate the master shower and to offer the best and most effective solution to solve the problem. Once the expert entered the bathroom, he noticed the broken grout on the floor and the mold stains in the caulk area. He also saw the soap scum accumulated on the surface and he explained to the owner it was due to the use of bar soaps.
The technician told the client that a complete caulking job was necessary to fully restore the shower and explained that the process consisted on cleaning the entire surface, replace the broken grout and caulk, then seal the shower to prevent future damages. The homeowner accepted our solution and set up a date for the job.
On the day set, Sir Grout Nashville's professional returned to the house and began the caulking process. The first step was cleaning the shower and applying Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface cleaner—now containing ingredients that can help inhibit the growth of harmful microorganisms—, then using a high-speed scrubber to remove the dirt, grime, and soap scum accumulated on the floor. The expert also used vapor steam on the stubborn areas to eliminate the mold from the caulk area.
After cleaning the surface, the specialist continued the process by removing the broken grout on the floor and caulking area and replacing it with new grout.
To finish, the technician sealed the shower using our flagship product, Epoxy ColorSeal. This sealant makes the grout lines resistant to water, stains, and mold and mildew. This state-of-the-art product also recolors the grout, allowing the client to match it with their tiles. In addition, Epoxy ColorSeal make the surface where it is applied easier to clean.
When the job was finished, Sir Grout's expert let the homeowner see the outcome. He was impressed by the transformation. The shower looked brand-new. He thanked the specialist for the amazing service and mentioned that if he had a problem with any of his hard surfaces, he would hire our company again.
Before the technician left, he gave the client a few maintenance tips to avoid problems in the future. He suggested having a cleaning routine for the shower that included cleaning once a week using pH-neutral, non-toxic, soap-free products such as our Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. He also pointed out that showers should always be well ventilated to prevent mold and mildew growth.
When your shower is full of soap scum and the grout has begun to crack, not everything is lost! Sir Grout Nashville is here to rescue your hard surfaces. Our experienced specialists will restore your surface in no time, and the results will exceed your expectations. To schedule a free in-home evaluation, call us at (615) 649-6767 or fill out the "Request a Quote" form on this website. Also, to learn more about our latest promotions, subscribe to our maintenance!
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