Homeowner Feels Happier Than Ever With His Shower Thanks to Needham Grout Sealing Service
January 06, 2022Grout discoloration after installation is more common than you may expect. A homeowner in Needham, MA, recently went through this undesirable experience. He observed the color of the shower grout had changed from white to a mix of gray and black a month after a restoration was made. The renovation company he hired didn't do a good job laying the grout lines around the new tiles, causing them to yellow very prematurely.
The homeowner was dissatisfied with the discolored grout lines in his master shower. That's when he began looking for a reliable company. A friend of his suggested he try Sir Grout of Greater Boston. His friend informed him that she had dealt with a similar issue a few months prior and that Needham Grout Sealing personnel were able to successfully resolve it.
The homeowner went online and found Sir Grout of Greater Boston's website. He looked at our picture gallery and scrolled through the website for a few minutes to learn more about our services. He was blown away by the grout restoration work we'd done on tiled surfaces, which was just what he was searching for. He contacted us to schedule a free in-home evaluation after seeing the great number of positive reviews we'd received.
On the scheduled day, our personnel arrived at the client's home to assess the situation. After a comprehensive assessment, our team determined that the grout was discolored due to improper installation. Grout must be applied with care if it is to survive and maintain a consistent color. Grout staining can occur as a result of mistakes such as using too much water to mix the grout during the installation process or incorrect sealing, both of which can detract from the overall appearance of a tiled surface.
During the evaluation, our technicians discovered how our customer had been let down by the prior business he had engaged. For the homeowner, the grout damaged the pristine aesthetic he had hoped for when he opted to renovate his shower. But this time, our client felt more confident in our ability to deliver on point.
The client inquired as to whether the grout lines needed to be changed. Even though the grout was discolored, our team concluded that the damage was primarily on the surface, therefore scraping them out was unnecessary. The owner was offered a multi-step grout sealing procedure using ColorSeal, our proprietary sealant, to remedy the problem. This would not only restore the grout lines' color but would also render them resistant to hazardous external chemicals. The client accepted the offer and scheduled a day for the job.
Later in the week, our hard surface experts returned to the customer's home to restore the shower's grout. Our team began by soaking the ceramic tile surface in a pH-neutral cleaner that is safe for both tile and grout. Our technicians next used a high-speed scrubber to remove the cleaner from the tiles and grout lines. The surface must be as clean as possible for ColorSeal to adhere to the grout correctly.
Our team began the sealing procedure once they finished cleaning. ColorSeal, a proprietary acrylic-based sealer from Sir Grout of Greater Boston, was used to accomplish this. This product seals the pores in the grout, protecting it from water, dirt, stains, mold, and mildew. Finally, the shower joints were epoxy angled.
The procedure went smoothly. The client was really happy with the outcome. Before leaving, our team gave the homeowner a few pointers on how to keep the shower in good shape. While ColorSeal makes grout lines easier to maintain, regular cleaning measures are still required to extend the life of the grout lines. As a result, our technicians suggested cleaning the shower once a week with Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner, which is pH-neutral.
Unlike most cleaning products, ours does not contain acidic elements that can harm hard surfaces. Wiping away any extra moisture with a dry cloth was also recommended by our team. Although ColorSeal makes grout stain-resistant, allowing shampoo, soap, water, or other external chemicals to linger on the floor for long periods of time can cause harm. The shower will stay in good shape as long as the homeowner follows these easy guidelines. Our client expressed gratitude for our experts' recommendations and indicated that he would recommend our services to his relatives.
Are you experiencing shower grout discoloration? We have the appropriate tools and knowledge at Sir Grout of Greater Boston to restore it. In the domain of hard surface restoration, we're the industry leaders. Call us at (781) 899-0388 or fill out the "Request a Quote" form on this page to schedule a free consultation today. If you want to keep up with our latest news and promotions, subscribe to our newsletter.
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