Refresh, Protect, or Replace: Three Ways We Give New Life to Old Grout

Are you looking around your kitchen or bath, your entryway or mudroom, and not liking what you see? Is that because the tiled surfaces in those areas appear as though they’ve enjoyed better days? At Grout Medic, we specialize in making older tiled surfaces look like new through our suite of tile and grout cleaning services. “Grout” is in our name for a reason — and that’s because we specialize in revitalizing or replacing it to improve the overall look of your floors, walls, countertops, or any other tiled area in your home. Let’s take a look at three ways we accomplish that.

 

Cleaning

When you mop or scrub any tiled surface, you hope you’re getting it clean, and to a degree you are. But over time, mopping and scrubbing aren’t enough, especially when it comes to grout. Grout is porous, which means it will absorb dirt and debris more easily than harder surfaces like tile, so conventional cleaning methods will ultimately not be enough. What’s more, mold and mildew will eventually build up, which not only affects the appearance of your tile and grout, but contributes to an unhygienic surface that cultivates bacteria and germs. That’s when you should think about calling the professionals for tile and grout cleaning services. At Grout Medic, we use Advanced Steam Vapor Technology, and stronger solutions than the store-bought cleaners you might use, to clean your home’s surfaces. Furthermore, our trained technicians utilize professional-grade equipment that penetrates the surface of your tiles and grout in ways ordinary scrubbing can’t. The result is much cleaner, newer-looking tile and grout.

Sealing

Having your tile and grout regularly cleaned is important, of course, but even more important is doing what you can to keep it clean. One way to accomplish that is by making sure your professionally steam-cleaned surfaces are sealed immediately after services. At Grout medic, once we’ve thoroughly cleaned and rinsed your tiled areas, we’ll apply a proprietary clear and penetrating sealer to protect your grout and act as a barrier to dirt and grime.  Sealing also acts as a buffer against future damage, and because sealed grout is easier to clean than unsealed, it will reduce the need for harsh chemicals when tile and grout cleaning services are again employed.

Regrouting

Sometimes, cleaning and sealing aren’t enough to give new life to old grout. When that’s the case, it might be time to replace it. Our technicians will use professional tools and techniques to remove the old grout safely and effectively, and then replace it with new material. In this way, your shower or floor will not only look brand new, but act brand new too, as replacing old grout will extend the life of the surface. Removing old grout also has health benefits, as it helps eliminate any mold or mildew that may have been imbedded in the material, making for a safer home for you, your family, and your pets.

Don’t let old or dirty grout compromise the look of your tiled surfaces. The Grout Medic can refresh tile and grout in a number of quick and economical ways. Reach out today for a free quote.