This Shower Looks Gorgeous Thanks to Our Nashville Tile and Grout Cleaners
February 28, 2022
Our specialists revamped a classic ceramic shower after a senior couple in Nashville, TN, reached out to ask about our restoration services. Up until that point, the couple had found little trouble while keeping their shower clean, usually combining their own efforts with the assistance of a housecleaner. They would often admire the visual illusion created by the different-sized tiles, with their multiple shades and angles. Still, it was impossible to stop the spread of grime, mold, and soap scum after the first stains appeared on the grout. The floors were the first affected, and, in the blink of an eye, most of the walls had enough mold to darken the grout.
The couple was puzzled over what to do after such a drastic change, so they decided to get insight from the best Nashville Tile and Grout Cleaners
. They found Sir Grout Nashville online, took their time looking at the results in our picture gallery
, and finally gave us a call to tell us about their problem. Then, it was just a matter of setting up a date for an in-home evaluation.
On the appointed date, our specialists were led to the bathroom and started inspecting the shower. They saw that there was a lot of mold and soap scum to get through, and the grout had significantly suffered as a result. Also, large portions of the ceramic had been discolored, especially the tiles near the floor joints. We saw that the shower's sealant had worn off and suspected that a combination of soap-based cleaners had worsened the problem. As our specialists explained to the couple afterward, many of these products create a foamy film that traps dirt on the grout pores, making it easier for water and other fluids to seep behind the tiles. The best way to work through the problem was by cleaning all the shower surfaces with our professional equipment and applying a sealant to keep them protected from daily wear and tear.
As per the clients' request, we came back a few days later to restore their shower. The first step was to clean all the surfaces with a pH-neutral cleaner that helped remove all the dirt and efflorescence after sitting for a few minutes. Our product causes no discoloration on ceramic tiles and preserves the grout more effectively against moisture buildup. We used a high-speed scrubber to remove the loosened dirt and sanitized the area with a steam cleaner to counter the growth of mold and mildew. All shower surfaces, including the curves and corners, were now free of dirt and leftover stickiness.
After removing the loose grout around the floor joints and the shower seat, we applied ColorSeal to all the grout lines. Our special sealant keeps the grout stain-free as it wards off fungi, mold, and mildew. When we were done sealing, the grout lines were spotless, and their color complimented the different shades of brown displayed on the tiles. Then, we installed our resistant epoxy grout to simplify the seam's maintenance.
The clients were amazed by the results when we called them back into the bathroom. The shower was once again a picture of elegance, and the newly sealed grout enhanced the beauty of the tiles, which now looked spotless. They both thanked us for our services and promised to recommend Sir Grout Nashville to their friends and family.
We offered to elaborate on other important cleaning tips, and the couple was eager to hear what we had to say. First, we recommended using surface-safe products like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner
. PH-neutral cleaners will always win over bleach and other generic formulas when it comes to hard surface maintenance. Our product protects tiles and grout from dirt and grime, without trapping anything on the surface. It also makes things safer for the people in the area because it releases no chemical residues into the air. To scrub off the soap scum from the shower floor and walls, we recommended using a towel, a terry cloth, or a squeegee as a way to avoid scratch marks. We also reminded the clients the importance of indoor ventilation, usually by opening some windows and doors a few hours a day.
Sir Grout Nashville brings the latest equipment and the most skilled professionals in Nashville, TN. We are here to help you preserve your hard surfaces with the most thorough restoration services so that you can simplify your cleaning routine while keeping your bathroom surfaces in optimal condition. Our results speak for themselves, Don't hesitate to call (615) 649-6767
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