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This Shower Floor in Lake Forest Regained All Its Elegance Thanks to Our Tile and Grout Cleaners

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September 10, 2023

A homeowner in Lake Forest had a beautiful ceramic shower that was giving her a lot of grief. Mold and soap scum were darkening the grout on all sides, particularly all over the seams and a portion of the floor. The shower walls were also stained from the efflorescence that got stuck to the tiles over time. All in all, the shower gave out a very unhygienic appearance; all shower surfaces seemed to be in poor condition, and the homeowner's efforts had done little to remove the stains.

Shower Floor Before and After a Service from Our Tile and Grout Cleaners in Lake Forest
The homeowner was adamant about getting a solution from the best tile and grout cleaner in Lake Forest. She started asking around among neighbors and colleagues, and most of the people she was acquainted with had the same answer for her. The homeowner kept getting accounts of past jobs from the techs at Sir Grout Chicago, so she had high expectations by the time she visited our website. The results in our picture gallery did not let her down, and she immediately contacted our specialists to request an in-home evaluation of her shower.

On the day of the inspection, our techs visited the client's home and assessed every inch of the ceramic shower. They saw the stains left by mold and mildew along the walls and the floor. They also noted some damage on the seams caused by water seeping into the grout. Our techs then explained that shower surfaces start accumulating dirt very quickly due to the combination of dampness and soap-based formulas that often trap soap scum on the grout. After sharing their observations, our techs offered to conduct a full cleaning job and reinforce the joints that'd been most affected by water damage. The client listened to their suggestions and hired our services for her shower floor.

Our specialists returned to the client's home later that week. They began the restoration by cleaning the shower floor with a pH-neutral cleaner, carefully hand-scrubbing all the loose dirt until the tiles were smooth. Our unique cleaner makes things much easier when it comes to removing stubborn stains caused by soap scum, mold, mildew, and other external elements. It poses no risks to the tiles' delicate surface and provides better results in much less time when compared to most traditional cleaners. To complete the cleaning process, our techs steam-cleaned the shower, sanitizing all the surfaces and harder-to-reach areas.

For the next step, our experts installed a resistant epoxy grout to restore the seams and enhance their protection against wear and tear. When it was time to seal the grout, they applied our acrylic-based ColorSeal to all the grout lines. Our powerful sealant provides the best protection you could ask for in your shower, keeping mold, mildew, and other substances from opening the grout pores and seeping into the surface. This protection results in fewer stains and less effort to maintain the shower's elegant looks. After removing the sealant's residue, our specialists went on to fix the damaged seams, replacing the loose caulk on the corners with our resistant epoxy grout. After regrouting, there was no longer a risk of water seeping on the surface from behind the tiles.

The floor looked gorgeous when the client was called back into the bathroom. The tiles' pattern looked more vibrant and the restored grout was the perfect touch to enhance the ceramic's warm brown color. The client was thankful and delighted. She praised our crew's expertise and promised to recommend Sir Grout Chicago to everyone she knew in Lake Forest.

Before leaving, our specialists gave the client some useful tips to preserve the restoration's results. To deal with dirt and the constant effects of moisture, they recommended using pH-neutral products like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. Our product is a homeowner's best ally when it comes to protecting the beauty of floors, countertops, and other household surfaces. Without weakening the sealant's protection, the ingredients in our cleaner easily remove the worst stains, eliminating the need to use multiple products to get the stickiness off the shower. On that note, our specialist also recommended wiping any product residue to prevent the spread of soap scum. Good indoor ventilation is also necessary to stop mold from growing around vulnerable areas like the shower corners and the grout lines around the sink. For this, our techs recommended opening the windows as a way to help the circulation of fresh air.

Sir Grout Chicago has the best resources to restore the beauty of your living spaces and an effective method to ensure results that stand the test of time. You can always trust our techs to provide a timely response and long-lasting results that will leave a worn-down shower looking brand new. Contact Sir Grout Chicago by calling (773) 923-2084 or by filling out our website's "Request a Quote" form, and schedule an appointment in no time. You can also subscribe to our newsletter to learn more about our latest info and promotions.

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