Our Caulking Service Refreshed the Appearance of a Master Shower in Fort Myers, FL
February 17, 2020
Keeping showers clean is a must for most homeowners. Not only are they one of the most personal spaces in a home, they are the room we always want to keep clean for our guests. In an attempt to evoke tidiness and cleanliness, most homeowners choose light-colored tiles for their bathrooms. What they often fail to realize is that regular cleaning and maintenance sessions are necessary to preserve this immaculate appearance.
A homeowner from Fort Myers, FL recently contacted us to have the shower in his bathroom restored. Like most people, he found comfort in the clean appearance of his shower. One day he noticed the expansion joints had become dirtier than they used to be. The caulk was dirty and cracked. The homeowner knew these cracks could potentially compromise the integrity of the shower's surfaces, so he decided to look for professional help. He went online and searched for caulking services in Fort Myers, FL
. He found our website in the top search results. After browsing the before and after gallery and watching some of the video testimonials from previous customers, he called to schedule a free in-home consultation.
On the day of the evaluation, our experts arrived at the client's home to inspect the shower. With just one look at the shower area, our techs realized why the customer wanted a restoration service. Most of the fixtures on the wall were dirty, and the caulk on the expansion joints was in bad shape. Moisture had caused it to peel and crack on several spots. This meant water could easily seep into the walls and cause severe water damage.
After they finished the assessment, our team offered the homeowner a thorough cleaning of the shower's surfaces. They also offered to replace the damaged caulk and to seal the shower's surfaces with our proprietary sealant Tile Armor. They assured the client these procedures would be enough to restore the shower. The customer was convinced and agreed to the service.
Later that week, our experts in hard surface restoration went back to the client's home to perform the service. First, they soaked the shower with a pH-neutral cleaner to loosen the embedded dirt on every surface. This cleaner is safe for both tile and grout. It also contains properties that help inhibit the growth of mold and mildew. Next, they used a high-speed scrubber to remove the dirt and grime from the tiles and grout lines.
After they finished cleaning, our techs scraped out the worn-out caulk from the expansion joints. After making sure there weren't signs of severe water damage, they re-caulked the joints using our proprietary caulk mix. To finish, our specialists coated the shower's surfaces with Tile Armor. This is an impregnating sealant that protects tile and grout against water, stains, mold, and mildew. It also enhances the appearance of the tiles.
Once they finished, they let the homeowner see the results. He was amazed when he entered the bathroom and saw what our experts had done to the shower. He thanked them and said he would recommend Sir Grout SW Florida to his friends and family.
Before leaving, our crew gave the homeowner a few tips to maintain the shower. They first recommended cleaning the bathroom once a week with a soap-less pH-neutral cleaner like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner
. This cleaner doesn't contain any acidic substances, making it the ideal cleaning solution for any surface. They also suggested keeping the shower dry and properly ventilated. This will help avoid water damage and mold growth.
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