Our Grout Recoloring in White Plains, NY is Exactly What This Kitchen Floor Needed to Look Better than New
December 13, 2021Even if they happen right before their eyes, most people fail to notice small changes. In this homeowner's case, it was dirt accumulation. Like most people, she regularly cleaned her kitchen floor. However, months of improper maintenance began taking a toll on the floor's grout lines over time. Dirt had embedded deep into the grout lines and gave them an unhygienic appearance.
Even though the grout was severely discolored, this White Plains resident never noticed how the floor was getting increasingly dirty until a friend came to visit. Her friend asked the homeowner if she had noticed the grout lines on the kitchen floor were very dark. He also explained that even though it might be harmless, it could also be a sign of mold growth. Concerned, the homeowner asked her friend what she should do. He suggested searching online for grout recoloring in White Plains, NY to have the grout's appearance restored.
After the homeowner performed the search, Sir Grout Westchester's website appeared in the top search results. She saw the results we had achieved with other floors in our picture gallery. In the end, she decided to fill the form at the bottom of the page to request a free assessment and a quote.
On the day of the evaluation, our trained technicians checked the state of the kitchen floor to offer the best possible solution to restore its appearance. Darkened grout can be caused by many factors, but one of the main causes is dirt accumulation. It happens when dust and other substances seep into the grout's pores because of inadequate cleaning methods or a worn-out sealant. Embedded grime can also make the grout lines look darker, so it isn't something that should be left unattended. To solve the problem, our experienced professionals offered the customer a two-step grout recoloring service. First, they would thoroughly clean the grout lines to clean the floor and prevent embedded grime. Next, they would recolor the grout with ColorSeal, our proprietary sealant. The client was glad the grout could be restored and agreed to our team's proposal.
Our crew returned a few days later to restore the grout. The first step was spraying the entire surface with a pH-neutral cleaner and letting it sit for a few minutes to allow time for it to disintegrate dirt deposits. This cleaner also contains properties that can help inhibit mold growth for a period of time after it has been applied. Next, our techs used a high-speed scrubber to remove the dirt from the grout lines.
After they finished cleaning, our team carefully applied white color sealant to the grout lines. Not only does ColorSeal restore discolored grout, it also makes grout impervious to water, stains, mold, mildew, and other external agents. ColorSeal also helps results last longer and makes surfaces easier to clean.
Once they finished, our experts showed the homeowner the results. When she saw how clean the grout lines looked, she couldn't believe how she had failed to notice they were in dire need of maintenance. She thanked our team and promised to pay more attention to the kitchen floor. She also said she would definitely call back for maintenance.
Keeping grout clean doesn't need to be a complicated ordeal. For this reason, our techs gave the customer a few simple tips to ensure the floor remained in good condition. First, they recommended wiping away any spills as soon as they happened. Second, they suggested avoiding acidic and soapy cleaners. It's best to use a pH-neutral cleaner like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner to clean the floor regularly. This cleaner is safe for both tile and grout.
When your grout looks like a dirty mess, you should hire hard surface restoration professionals to help you restore it. Here at Sir Grout Westchester, we have the necessary tools and expertise to provide you with the best services in White Plains or nearby areas. To schedule a free consultation, call us at (914) 592-5902 or fill out the "Request a Quote" form on this page. You can also keep up with our latest news and innovations by subscribing to our newsletter.
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