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Our Grout Cleaning Experts in Narberth, PA, Restored This Dirty Floor in Just One Day

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July 19, 2018

Cleaning grout is a particularly difficult task. Grout readily accumulates dirt, is easily stained, and can hold moisture. This means when it gets dirty, it remains dirty no matter how many times you mop and wash your tiles. When it is not cleaned properly, the residue that builds up will redistribute itself all over your surface. Regular cleaning products and methods just promote residue buildup and attract even more grime. Only professional cleaning techniques and adequate products can get rid of these tough residues. With that said, grout is an important part of flooring; it is the cement-based mixture which fills the gaps between your tiles. It keeps them in place and it seals the flooring to avoid leakage. Having clean grout and tiles is essential to maintain a welcoming environment around your house. However, cleaning grout lines is a tedious, time-consuming endeavor that is best left to qualified grout cleaning experts in Narberth, PA.

Picture of a Dirty Tile Floor before adn after a Grout Cleaning in Narberth, PA
A young woman from Narberth, PA, was moving into her own place to begin her independent life. She had been able to manage the house without problems, but lately she was having a hard time keeping her kitchen's floor clean. No matter what she tried, it stayed dirty and dull. The condition of her floor was not ideal and it was worrying her. She wanted to fix it because her parents were coming to visit and she wished to show them that her house was spotless and well maintained. The young woman began searching for methods to get rid of all the dirt and grime from her floor. She found some DIY procedures in a magazine that claimed to be useful for the same issues her kitchen's floor presented. She was hopeful and gathered all the products the instructions suggested.

As instructed, she brought home baking soda, vinegar, and some acidic cleaners. With all the tools that were suggested, she began the cleaning session. The young woman spent all morning and part of the afternoon scrubbing and washing the surface with her best effort. Unfortunately, there were no positive changes in the grout lines. They remained muddy and dirty. She was not pleased with this outcome and decided to call her uncle to ask for his advice. Luckily, her uncle was a former Sir Grout of Greater Chester County client and we had helped him solve the same problem his niece was having. He immediately recommended our services and told her that after our work, his floor looked pristine and renewed and had been completely restored in just one day. He advised her to check out our website and get more information.

She followed her uncle's advice and went online to browse our site. The superior and professional service we offered impressed her and she was amazed by the great amount of positive comments and testimonials from previous satisfied customers we had. As she browsed the site, our picture gallery caught her attention. The pictures showed her the results of our work and how floors with similar problems had been fully renovated. Everything she saw certified us as a leading company in the hard surface restoration industry, and it was testament of the high quality service we offered. She was convinced we could restore her floor and decided to fill out a "Request a Quote" form to schedule a free in-home consultation.

Picture of a Tile Floor with Grimy Groutlines before and after a Grout Cleaning in Narbeth,PA
We arrived on the appointed date for the evaluation of the floor and to offer an effective solution to solve the problem. The owner greeted us and after a brief introduction, we proceeded with the inspection of the surface. At first glance, we noticed that the grout lines suffered from accumulation of dirt and grime. Because of this, the grout had acquired a brownish, stained look that gave the floor a dirty, unclean appearance. This was caused by daily wear and tear promoted by foot traffic, improper cleaning methods, and harsh products. The lack of sealant was also noticeable and we explained to the owner that this left the grout exposed to all sorts of damage from external agents. Removing the sullied appearance from the surface couldn't be done with conventional means. This task required professional tools, methods, and techniques.

We offered a grout cleaning service to get rid of all the dirt to make the floor clean. We would use our experienced techniques and top quality products to clean the surface. The products we use are effective and safe for the grout and tiles, giving only the best results possible. We would seal the grout lines using our exclusive ColorSeal. This unique sealant is water-proof, stain-proof, and it provides protection against mold and mildew in areas with high moisture and humidity. It also boosts the appearance of the surface by giving the grout lines a unique color that the owner can choose from a wide range of options. We would also buff the tiles with our TileArmor to further protect the floor against any damage. We assured the owner that after our work the floor would no longer look dirty and it would regain its beauty. She was pleased with our assessment and the solution we proposed. The owner accepted our offer and set up a date for the job.

A few days later, we returned to our client's house ready to begin the restoration of the floor. It was a process that required skillful techniques and expertise. This procedure consisted of several steps:
  • Cleaning the floor using our exclusive tile and grout cleaner. We used safe, pH-neutral products that won't cause any harm to the grout or tiles. We cleaned the surface with a high-speed, gentle scrubber until there was no trace of dirt and grime left. Once this was done, the kitchen had a renewed appearance.
  • Using a high-temperature steam cleaner, we cleaned the difficult to reach areas. This left the environment completely spotless and hygienic.
  • Replacing and repairing the old, dirty, and muddy grout with our top of the line grout. Our product has the highest quality and it's built to resist damage from daily wear and tear, ensuring a long life span. It also gives the floor a clean, refreshed look.
  • Sealing the grout lines with our unique and exceptional ColorSeal. A top tier sealant that offers protection against water, stains, mold, and mildew, all while giving the grout a brand-new look. ColorSeal comes in a wide range of colors, suitable for any surface. We used the color desired and chosen by the owner. Our sealing process not only enhances the appearance of the surface, it also makes cleaning routines easier and faster.
  • Buffing the tiles with TileArmor. A remarkable, non-toxic, and safe for everyone in the house product that would shield the tiles by giving them an extra layer of protection against future damage. It also spruces-up their appearance with a beautiful, brand-new look.
We painstakingly performed all the steps on the entire floor. When the process was completed, the surface had been renovated. The kitchen's floor looked pristine and charming. All the grout lines had a beautiful, uniform color and the tiles looked clean and free of stains. The elegance of our client's floor had been completely restored; this feat could have only been accomplished with our advanced techniques and products.

We then invited the owner to see the results of our work. She was thrilled to see that her kitchen's floor had regained its beauty and that the dirty, unappealing look had disappeared. It looked as good as new. Impressed with our performance, she stated that from that point on, Sir Grout of Greater Chester County would be her company of choice for any hard surface restoration she might need in the future. After thanking us, she said that she would certainly recommend our services to all her friends, family, and neighbors. Our high quality products and skillful procedures ensure long term results. We also take time to train our clients on how to perform proper maintenance on their surface.

Before leaving, as we always do with all our clients, we gave the owner some recommendations and suggestions on how to perform proper maintenance and keep the flawless condition of her floor for a long time. We recommended using pH-neutral, soap-free cleaners to prevent damage to the grout lines. These cleaners don't leave residue and don't break the grout. We also recommended keeping the surface dry and free of liquids or splashes. If any spill occurs, it should be removed immediately using a towel or a terry cloth. Avoid using steel wools or other abrasive tools because they can leave scratches on the surface. Also, excessive scrubbing is not necessary after ColorSeal is applied, the surface will be cleaned with minimal effort.

We do not recommend using soap-based or acidic cleaners. These products are harsh and can damage the grout. They leave residue that seeps deep into the grout lines causing harm, or even breaking the grout leading to more severe issues, such as water leakage. Also, we suggest avoiding dirty mops when cleaning the floor. Rinsing a dirty mop into the cleaning solution leads to grime build-up. For this reason, only clean mops should be used.

These easy to follow recommendations, our experienced service, and high quality products provide effective cleaning routines and guarantee long lasting results.

At Sir Grout of Greater Chester County we can take care of all your hard surface restoration problems. It is possible to give your old, dirty floor a brand-new look with our professional help. We provide experienced and qualified grout cleaning services which will restore your surface to its prime days. As a leading company in the hard surface restoration industry, we offer the most effective techniques to help you with your problem. Don't hesitate to contact us by calling (215) 609-4868 or by filling out our "Requeste a Quote" form for a free in-home consultation. We will be happy to attend you. Also, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter to receive our latest info and promotions.

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