The State of This Shower in Memphis Was Restored Thanks to Our Caulking Services
April 22, 2022Keeping a shower looking good is hard. Time and effort are typically required to maintain a shower from deteriorating. A couple from Memphis, TN, found themselves in this very situation. They loved their house, but they didn't have enough time to keep their shower clean. They had noticed a problem with the shower a few months prior to our maintenance, but because of their busy work schedules, they didn't have much free time to clean it.
The couple tried different methods in order to clean the shower. They kept trying despite the fact that cleaning the grout on the ceramic floor appeared impossible. The caulk was badly cracked, the grout lines were filthy and the tiles were stained all over. As a result, the couple recognized the shower would require more repair than they initially thought. Concerned, they searched for assistance on the internet. Most websites advised getting the floor restored by specialists to avoid significant structural damage. After a brief discussion, the two agreed that they wanted to avoid unnecessary hassle, and they began looking for Memphis Caulking Services.
The couple found us in the first page of search results. They called and booked a free in-home evaluation after watching several video testimonials from satisfied customers and browsing through our before and after picture gallery.
On the day of the evaluation, we went to the couple's home to examine the shower. As soon as we came in, we saw that the shower was in horrible shape. The grout was discolored and the caulk was cracked beyond repair, along with stained tiles. These problems were most likely caused by excessive moisture and poor upkeep. We asked the couple about their cleaning routines. They said that on top of trying to clean the caulk and grout lines with store-bought items, they rarely had time to clean the shower. This revealed why their efforts had failed to produce good results.
We offered the couple our multi-step caulking services to restore the appearance of the shower. We'd begin by carefully cleaning the shower. We'd then fix the broken caulk to prevent water from leaking beneath the shower's ceramic floor. We also proposed to use ColorSeal, our own proprietary sealant, to seal the shower's grout. Not only would this restore the color of the grout, but it would also protect it from harmful exterior contaminants. The couple accepted our offer and scheduled an appointment for later in the week, confident in our ability to restore the shower.
On the day of the job, we returned to the customer's home, ready to get it done. We knew from the get-go this was going to be a huge restoration. We started by soaking the shower's surfaces in a pH-neutral, tile and grout-safe cleaner. Our cleaner's components help inhibit the growth of harmful microorganisms. A high-speed scrubber was then used to clean the shower's tiles and grout lines. The areas that were more difficult to clean were cleaned with a steam cleaner.
After cleaning the shower, we scraped out the damaged caulk and cleaned the surface before re-caulking the joints with our epoxy solution. Finally, we used ColorSeal to seal the shower grout lines. This is an acrylic-based sealant that prevents water, soap, dirt, stains, mold, and mildew from penetrating the pores of the grout. ColorSeal comes in a variety of colors and makes cleaning surfaces a walk in the park.
When we were finished, we showed the couple the results. They were impressed with the improved look of their shower. They were especially relieved to learn that ColorSeal will make maintenance easier for them. They showed their appreciation for our exceptional service and mentioned that they would recommend Sir Grout Memphis to everyone they knew.
Before we left, we gave the couple some advice on how to maintain the shower's appearance. Cleaning the shower once a week with a pH-neutral solution like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner was our first recommendation. This cleaner is suitable for both tile and grout and leaves no residue, unlike other store-bought cleaners. We also suggested keeping the surface as dry as possible. To do so, the homeowners should wipe away any excess moisture using a dry cloth. This procedure helps to avoid water seepage and the growth of mildew and mold.
Sir Grout Memphis is here to give your shower a complete restoration, as seen in the before and after pictures. In the field of hard surface restoration, we're the industry leaders. Call us at (901) 538-9100 or fill out the "Request a Quote" form on this page to schedule a free consultation today. Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter to keep up with our latest news and promotions.
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