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A Successful Grout Sealing Job in Alexandria, VA Gave This Shower's Floor a Beautiful New Look

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January 13, 2020

A resident from Alexandria, VA needed our assistance to restore her shower. She contacted us because the surface had problems she couldn't solve. The owner performed regular cleaning routines, but she noticed no improvements whatsoever. She even used some methods she found online, but nothing worked. She considered her options and decided to hire professionals. Thankfully, her search led her to Sir Grout Washington DC Metro. She called us, explained the issue, and requested a free in-home consultation for our Alexandria Grout Sealing process.

Picture of a Shower Floor Before and After a Grout Sealing Job in Alexandria, VA
A few days after her request, we arrived to inspect the surface. We noticed the grout lines on the shower's floor were damaged. The grout had acquired a dark tone because it had accumulated dirt and grime. Another issue we spotted was that the surface needed sealing. We explained that common grout is porous and prone to damages. When it's unsealed, it can deteriorate quickly, leading to more severe issues such as mold and mildew growth. Keeping the grout lines sealed is the best way to minimize degradation.

After finishing the evaluation, we concluded that regular cleaning methods wouldn't provide the results the owner was hoping for. This task required Sir Grout's professional restoration process. We offered our grout sealing service to remove the blemishes and shield the surface to prevent future damages. The owner was pleased with our proposal and decided to set up a date for the job.

We returned on the scheduled date to perform the grout sealing job. To begin the restoration, we cleaned the shower's floor using our exclusive cleaner and a high-speed scrubber. Our product provides optimal results and offers many benefits. It's pH-neutral, doesn't leave residues, and includes an enhanced formula that can help inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi for an extended period of time after application. After applying the cleaning solution, we removed any embedded dirt with a steam cleaner. Once the shower was spotless, we used professional diamond saws to repair the grout lines, working on the entire surface and fixing all the issues. The final step was the sealing process.

For this job, we used epoxy ColorSeal. The epoxy variation of our flagship sealant is more resilient. It's ideal for showers because it prevents threats like mold and mildew. It also reduces deterioration from daily use, repelling dirt, grime, and other external agents. ColorSeal comes in a wide range of colors, allowing owners to match the tiles with the grout, greatly improving the surface with a renewed appearance. To finish the restoration, we buffed the tiles with a coating of protective sealer, to ensure long-lasting protection. After that, the shower's floor had a brand-new look.

The results of the grout sealing process really impressed our client. She was very happy because the job had been fast, efficient, and successful. After praising our work, she thanked us and assured us she would recommend Sir Grout Washington DC Metro to her friends, family, and neighbors.

Constant wear and tear can lead to quick deterioration. Since showers receive heavy daily use, maintenance can become difficult and troublesome. Sir Grout always provides recommendations to keep these challenging surfaces looking great. We suggested setting a regular cleaning routine. For more effective results, use only pH-neutral soap-free cleaners like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. Unlike store-bought products, our cleaner won't cause any damage and is made with high-quality ingredients. It is also non-toxic and safe for everyone in the house, including pets. We don't recommend using soap-based cleaning solutions or substances that contain acidic properties. These products are harsh, leave residues, and can produce negative effects.

Damp environments are the perfect breeding ground for fungi. Keeping the shower dry and well-ventilated is essential for preventing mold and mildew growth. After using the shower, leave the door ajar or a window open and dry the surface using a squeegee, a towel, or a terry cloth rag. Squeegeeing after every use is one of the best ways to minimize the accumulation of dirt.

As shown in the before and after pictures, Sir Grout Washington DC Metro only provides remarkable results. Our certified technicians have years of experience and can restore any surface. With our superior grout sealing process, our pros can give your old shower a beautiful new look. As a leading company in the hard surface restoration industry, we have reliable, long-lasting solutions at your disposal. Don't hesitate to contact us by calling at (703) 997-8552 or by filling out our "Request a Quote" form for a free in-home consultation. To keep up to date with our latest info and promotions, please subscribe to our newsletter.

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