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A Dingy Shower Boasts a Revamped New Look After a Grout Sealing in Ashburn, VA

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March 10, 2021

A homeowner from Ashburn, VA, needed help restoring her shower. Thankfully, Sir Grout came to the rescue and solved her problems. The owner was preparing the spare bedroom in her house because she was expecting a new tenant. Everything was going well, but while she was cleaning the shower, she noticed the surface looked run-down. Despite her best efforts, she noticed no improvements. Determined to solve the issue, she tried some DIY methods she found online. Unfortunately, nothing worked.

Image of a Shower Before and After a Superb Grout Sealing in Ashburn, VA
Since she needed a fast solution, the owner decided to hire professionals. Luckily, her search led her to Sir Grout Washington DC Metro. When she was looking for a hard surface restoration company, she found our advertisement in a magazine and went online to visit our website to find more information about us. After browsing our picture gallery, and reading the positive feedback from our satisfied customers, she was convinced we were the best in town. She called us, explained the situation, and asked for a free assessment. Our Ashburn Grout Sealing experts restored the shower, and now she can rent her spare room without issues.

Shortly after her in-home consultation request, we arrived to inspect the shower and to offer an effective solution for the problems. We noticed the grout was dirty and stained. When this happens, the entire surface acquires an unsightly appearance. After closer inspection, we learned the grout needed sealing. We explained that this type of grout is porous and can absorb external agents. This can lead to quick deterioration and more damage. When we finished the evaluation, we concluded that regular cleaning wouldn't provide the expected results. To effectively restore the surface, it was necessary to use Sir Grout's professional process and top-notch equipment. We proposed a grout sealing service to address all the damages and protect the surface with a resilient shield. The owner was happy with the offer, so she immediately hired us for the job.

When we returned, we were ready to begin the restoration. For a successful grout sealing process, we followed a series of steps. First, we cleaned the surface using our exclusive cleaner and a high-speed scrubber. Our product is pH-neutral and doesn't contain any harsh properties. It offers many benefits and it won't cause any damage to the tiles or grout. After applying the cleaning solution, we used a steam cleaner to remove any embedded dirt. Once the shower was spotless, we proceeded with the grout repairs. To accomplish this task, we worked on the entire surface using professional diamond saws until we fixed all the issues.

For the next step, we sealed the grout lines using Sir Grout's epoxy ColorSeal. The epoxy variation of our top of the line sealant provides unmatched defense and offers long-lasting results. It wards off dirt, grime, and other external agents, preventing discoloration and other signs of deterioration. ColorSeal also greatly improves the surface with a uniform color and brand-new appearance. It comes in a wide range of colors, allowing the owner to match the tiles with the grout. When we finished all the steps, the shower looked fantastic and the surface was fully protected to endure heavy use.

After a successful job, it was time to show the results to our client. The owner loved the phenomenal new look of her shower. She was very happy because the process had been fast, efficient, and cost-effective. After thanking us, the owner said she would call us for any future projects, and assured us she would recommend Sir Grout Washington DC Metro to everyone.

Since showers receive heavy wear and tear, surfaces in these areas require proper care. Following Sir Grout's recommendations is the best way to prevent damages and deterioration. We suggested setting a regular cleaning routine. For more effective results, perform this chore using only soap-free cleaners like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. Our product doesn't leave any residue and it's made with high-quality ingredients. It is also non-toxic and safe for everyone in the house, including pets. Avoid using soap-based cleaners and substances with acidic properties. These products contain harsh agents and leave foam that seeps into the grout. This can deteriorate this vulnerable component, leading to more severe issues like structural problems.

It is also important to prevent mold and mildew growth. These fungi are a constant threat in damp areas and can pose a health hazard for everyone. To keep this problem at bay, we recommended leaving the door ajar or window open to allow the moisture to flow freely. After using the shower, dry the surface with a squeegee, a towel, or a terry cloth rag. Squeegeeing regularly also helps keeping the shower spotless. Bar soaps leave a residue that can produce nasty stains. Liquid soaps, on the other hand, leave no residue, providing an effective solution to this issue.

As you can see, restoring your old shower can be easy and fast with Sir Grout Washington DC Metro's assistance. Our certified technicians can give any surface a complete overhaul with our superior grout sealing process. As a leading company in the hard surface restoration industry, we have years of experience providing reliable solutions to countless satisfied customers. Don't hesitate to contact us by calling (703) 997-8552 or by filling out our "Request a Quote" form for a free in-home consultation. If you would like to keep up to date with our latest info and promotions, please subscribe to our newsletter.

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