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A Grout Cleaning Job in Tenleytown, DC, Completely Renewed This Shower

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May 12, 2018

Homeowners often sell their houses and move into a new place. There are many reasons people decide to sell their property such as: the house becomes insufficient for their needs, job transfer of the homeowner, changing the neighborhoods, moving closer to family, changing lifestyle, and many other reasons. When preparing a house for the market, homeowners must take into consideration every single detail if they want to sell their house.

Before and After Picture of a Shower Grout Cleaning in Tenleytown, DC
Due to a job transfer, a Tenleytown DC resident decided to sell his home. He was not moving to another state, but he wanted to move closer to where he worked to avoid traffic. The man knew before putting the house on the market, he would need to fix a few things first. On the top of the list was restoring the shower. The appearance of the shower was not the best and the homeowner was worried this could affect the sale of the house. He needed to solve the problem before potential buyers could be allowed to see the house. A friend of his recommended our grout cleaning services in Tenleytown, DC.

The homeowner began repairing the floors, the roof, and the exterior. He painted the ceilings and walls, made some improvements to the kitchen, and left the bathroom for last. He didn't know what to do about the shower. He didn't have the time to dedicate to cleaning it. Since he was selling the house, he needed a company that provided high-quality services to get the best result possible in it. He remembered the company his friend had mentioned: Sir Grout Washington DC Metro.

Fortunately, people can find any kind of services on the Internet these days, so the homeowner, surprised by the references of the company, searched online 'the best grout cleaning services in Tenleytown, DC' and found us at the top search results. On our website, he could verify our experience and credentials by seeing different pictures from the "Before and After" section, and by reading about all the services we provide. Since there was no time to waste, he placed a call and scheduled an appointment for a free in-home consultation.

Before and After Picture of a Shower Grout Cleaning in Tenleytown, DC
In a house, the bathroom is one of the rooms that is regularly exposed to moisture, and for that reason, it is more vulnerable to water damage problems. The most common cause of these kind of problems is unsealed grout lines. Grout a porous material. It needs to be sealed immediately after the installation process to keep water from seeping into it and under the tiles.

A few days later, our team of professionals arrived at the client's house to do the assessment and offer the most effective way to resolve the problem. Our specialists observed the shower and determined that the dull tiles, the dirty grout lines, and the mold problems were caused by the lack of regular maintenance and the use of harsh products and improper cleaning methods. The customer mentioned he needed to fix the issue quick, since he was relocating soon. He needed to put the house on the sale market right away. Our experts told him they had the perfect solution to restore the shower—a grout cleaning service. This would renovate the appearance of the shower and the entire bathroom. The homeowner was convinced, so he accepted the offer and set up a date to do the job.

On the scheduled day of the appointment, our team came back to the home and got to work on the shower immediately. They began the grout cleaning process by applying a soap-free cleaner and let it soak for a while. We used a high-speed scrubber to remove the most visible dirt, mold, mildew, and soap scum that had built up on the tiles and grout lines. To complete this process, they used a vapor steamer for the hard-to-reach areas to totally eliminate the mold and bacteria of the shower.

After finishing the cleaning process, the next step was to use their proprietary Tile Armor sealant on the grout lines to seal and protect them from future stains, mold and mildew. The sealant also makes the surface easier to clean.

With all the grout cleaning done, our professional cleaners showed the results to the customer, who was thrilled—the shower look totally different and brand-new. He was impressed with how a professional grout cleaning job solved the problem. The homeowner thanked our team and mentioned he would recommend our work to anyone with similar issues.

Our experts gave him some recommendations to properly maintain a shower. They advised him to always use soap-free cleaners because those products won't damage the grout and do not leave a sticky residue behind that traps dirt. Also, they let him know it is very important to keep the bathroom well ventilated to avoid mold to growth.

If you want to keep away mold and mildew from the grout lines of your shower or you want to bring life back to your tile floors and walls, contact Sir Grout Washington DC Metro! We are the world's leading hard surface restoration company. Call us at (703) 594-2260 or fill out the "Request a Quote" form on the website to schedule a free in-home evaluation. You can also subscribe to our newsletter.

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