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October 23, 2018

Cleaning showers is one of the most time-consuming household chores. Since the shower has many different types of surfaces, the amount of time and work it takes to clean is discouraging for many homeowners. It is a place that needs to be cleaned often because it's frequently used. For this reason, it's one of the least favorite cleaning activities. Nonetheless, keeping the shower clean is very important. An unclean and unhealthy shower can quickly become a host for mold and mildew, posing a risk for everyone in the house. These fungi can cause allergies, sickness, and other health issues. Mold and mildew can grow in the grout, spoiling its appearance with a dirty, darkish color. When this happens, it is very difficult to remove these fungi from the grout lines using conventional means. To restore damaged grout, professionals have special equipment and techniques that guarantee the success of the task.

Before and after Picture of Our Grout Cleaning Service in Orange Park, Florida
Grout can absorb dirt, grime, soap scum, and all other harmful agents found in the shower because it is very porous. As a result, it requires proper maintenance and sealing to prevent damages. For our next client, relaxing in the shower after a long day of work was a highlight. Unfortunately, he began to struggle with the maintenance of the shower. The condition of the surfaces degraded with daily wear and tear. The grout lines were full of dirt and mold. This gave the entire shower an unsightly appearance. The owner could no longer relax in his shower, so he was determined to solve the problem. He used a series of harsh chemicals and scrubbed the surfaces vigorously. Despite his best effort, there were no positive changes. The unsuccessful cleaning attempts led the owner to think he would need to replace the tiles in order to renew his shower. Fortunately, he later found our Orange Park Grout Cleaning services and we were able to help him for a fraction of the cost.

After doing some research, he found the cost of remodeling would not fit his current budget. His wife told him that perhaps it was better to look for professional assistance. He agreed and went online to search for the best grout cleaning company in Orange Park, FL. He found Sir Grout of NE Florida in the top results and decided to browse our site. As he was going through the website, the picture gallery caught his attention. He was relieved to see we had restored many showers that suffered the same kind of damages as his. After thoroughly checking the pictures, he read testimonials from previous clients. All the positive feedback we receive from our satisfied customers is a testament to the dedication we put in our work. This fully convinced him we could solve his problem. He filled out the "Request a Quote" form and scheduled a free in-home consultation.

We arrived on the appointed date to begin the shower's inspection and to offer the most effective solution for its restoration. The owner was expecting us, and after greeting him, we began the evaluation. Right away we noticed the issues in the grout lines. They were full of dirt, soap scum, and had acquired a darkish color. We explained to the owner that the grout lines absorbed damaging agents like soap residue, which caused these issues. Also, using harsh cleaning products only caused more harm to the grout. Upon closer inspection, we found the surface unsealed. This allowed water, dirt, grime, and soap scum to seep deep into the grout, potentially leading to more serious problems and fungi growth.

We offered a grout cleaning service to remove all the dirt, mold, and mildew from the grout lines with our exclusive products and our professional equipment. We would also seal the grout with our special sealant. We assured the owner his shower would have a brand-new look thanks to our high-quality process. The owner was pleased with our assessment and the solution we proposed. He accepted our offer and agreed to set up a date for the job.

We returned on the appointed date to perform the shower's restoration. Our grout cleaning process consists of several steps and requires our professional equipment and high-quality products. We began by cleaning the walls and floor using our exclusive pH-neutral tile and grout cleaner with a high-speed scrubber. Our product is safe for tiles and grout because it won't leave any residue, thereby preventing stains, discoloration, and other signs of deterioration. Also, it now has an enhanced antimicrobial formula that can help inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi. The surface can stay sanitized for up to a week after application. We made sure everything was spotless before the next step. We used a high temperature steam cleaner to remove the mold and mildew from the affected areas. This left the environment fungi free and hygienic. Once this was done, we were ready to restore the damaged grout lines.

We cleaned the old, sullied, muddy grout and performed all the necessary repairs. We painstakingly worked on the seams, the floor, and walls until all the grout lines were fully restored. After the grout was completely renewed, we began the sealing process. We sealed the grout lines with our top of the line ColorSeal. Our sealant blocks the absorption of liquids and protects the surface against dirt, grime, mold, and mildew. It makes cleaning routines easier and faster because excessive scrubbing is not necessary when the surface is sealed with this product. It also makes the grout look better, giving it a uniform color and a revamped appearance. ColorSeal comes in a wide range of colors, so the owner can choose one that matches his surface.

After we finished all the steps, the shower looked incredibly renewed. The owner was delighted to see all the dirt and grime had been removed from the shower's floor and walls. He was blown away by the pristine look the restored grout lines gave to the entire shower. The owner was thrilled with the results. He was relieved because the restoration only cost a fraction of what remodeling would have cost. He said our performance had gone beyond his expectations. After thanking us, he stated that from that point on, he would recommend our services to all his friends, family, and neighbors. Sir Grout of NE Florida had become his company of choice for hard surface restoration.

We provide our clients long term results that are easy to maintain and we always take time to teach them how to perform proper cleaning routines on their restored surfaces. Before we left, we gave the owner some recommendations and suggestions to make maintenance easier, faster, and safer:
  • Clean the shower every one or two weeks using only pH-neutral, soap free cleaners like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. Our product doesn't leave residue and won't cause damage to the tiles and grout. It also has an antimicrobial agent that provides protection against bacteria and fungi. Soap-based cleaners leave residue that seeps into the grout lines, promoting mold and mildew growth and spoiling the appearance of the surface. Cleaners with acidic properties, on the other hand, are harsh and can discolor the grout and cause it to break. These types of products should be avoided.

  • Keep the shower dry and well ventilated. This is important to prevent fungi growth. A damp and moist environment is the perfect breeding ground for mold and mildew. Leave the door ajar or a window open, especially after hot showers. Also, use a squeegee, a towel, or a terry cloth to dry the surface. Squeegeeing is a great option for preventing soap scum buildup.

  • To decrease soap scum accumulation, use liquid soap instead of bar soap. This alternative won't leave any residue on the tiles and grout. Soap scum forms when bar soap foam re-hardens on the surface. If left unchecked, it forms ugly, hard to remove stains. Not using these soaps will help prevent the appearance of these issues in the shower.
These easy to follow recommendations and the quality of our restoration process will help keep the shower looking beautiful and clean.

Sir Grout of NE Florida has the solution for your hard surface restoration problems. Our award-winning processes can give your old, dirty, moldy shower a clean, brand-new look. We provide experienced and qualified grout cleaning services that can restore any surface in just one day. As a leading company in the hard surface restoration industry, we have the most effective techniques at your disposal. Don't hesitate to contact us by calling (904) 420-4141 or by filling out our "Request a Quote" form for a free in-home consultation. We will gladly attend your needs. Also, keep up to date with our latest info and promotions by subscribing to our newsletter.

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