A Caulking Service Completely Transformed This Shower in Lakeview, IL
November 28, 2017
It's no secret that it can be hard to keep a well-maintained home. In many cases, time and money are needed to prevent your home from falling into disrepair. That was what happened to this married couple who had lived in this house for the past nine years. They loved their house, but they didn't have the time to clean it. One year ago, the wife told her husband that something was going on with the shower, but since they both had busy work schedules, he said he would solve the problem when he had some vacation days. After several months, he finally was able to take a few days off from work, and it was time to see how serious the issue was. On the first day of his vacation, the man deeply cleaned the shower and tried to make it shine. He noticed that the grout lines were really dirty and full of grime, and some of the grout looked as if it were about to break off. He was amazed by the amount of damage in the shower.
After he talked with his wife, they decided to try fixing the problem by themselves. The next morning, the husband went to the local store and bought several cleaning products and arrived home on a mission to deeply clean the shower. He started to clean the bathroom and expected to see immediate results. While he was cleaning, he focused on the grout lines that were in the corner of the shower, which suddenly started to fall off. He desperately tried to stop the grout from falling, but it was too late. He realized that he needed to search for professional caulking services in Lakeview, IL
as soon as possible.
The man didn't waste any time and called one of his friends, who had hired a grout cleaning and caulking company to solve a similar problem. The results he had gotten were incredible. His friend told him that the company offered reliable, high-quality caulking services. The man then went online and typed "best caulking services in Lakeview, IL" into his favorite search engine and noticed that Sir Grout Chicago's website was among the top results. He started to read some testimonials from satisfied clients and saw the "before and after" section of our previous work. He was convinced, but he needed to talk with his wife before making any final decisions. That same day, he told his wife everything, and she agreed. The next morning, the husband called us and scheduled a free, in-home consultation.
On the day of the evaluation, the couple was waiting for us. Our team arrived at the scheduled time and was determined to offer them the best possible solution. The clients had our experts check the bathroom right away. Our team noticed that the grout lines were looking dirty, and the missing grout was really obvious. We explained that because showers are exposed to moisture, their grout lines and expansion joints can crack and become fertile grounds for mold and mildew growth, especially if the incorrect cleaning methods and products are used. The couple asked our team if they had a solution, and we told them that our caulking service should be enough to solve the problem. The clients agreed.
On the day of the job, our technicians were ready to get started. They began by using an appropriate cleaner on the shower walls followed by a high-speed scrubber. Also, they used a vapor steam cleaner to eliminate mold and mildew from the hard-to-reach areas.
The next step was caulking. Our team explained that this process consisted of filling in and sealing the spaces where the wall and floor tiles met. We also mentioned that sealing was crucial for preventing water damage on hard surfaces. We used our exclusive Stainmaster Epoxy Caulk to ensure long-term protection. This product comes in several colors, allowing the clients to choose a color that matches their tiles. Best of all, it is resistant to mold and mildew.
The final step was to seal the grout lines. Our experts explained that since grout is porous, liquids can permeate the grout lines and get under the tiles. That's why it is necessary to seal the surface right after installation. Our technicians decided to use our proprietary product, Epoxy ColorSeal, which lasts longer than other sealants, comes in many colors, makes surfaces easier to clean, and creates a shield against spills, stains, mold, and mildew.
When our work was done, our crew showed the client the outcome. He was surprised to see the extraordinary results of our caulking service. The shower looked outstanding! He took some photos and sent them to his wife. He couldn't believe how amazing the bathroom looked after the service. The man thanked us several times and mentioned that he would recommend us to anyone who needs reliable caulking services in Lakeview.
Before leaving, our team gave the man some maintenance and care tips on how to keep the shower looking new and prevent future damage. We explained that bathrooms are constantly exposed to moisture, so they need to be cleaned regularly to remove dirt from their surfaces and prevent scratches and broken tiles. We recommended keeping the surfaces as dry as possible, cleaning them with a cloth, and using pH-neutral, soapless cleaners.
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