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Four Reasons to Leave Grout Cleaning to the Professionals

Four Reasons to Leave Grout Cleaning to the Professionals

Apr 2, 2023

At Aladdin Cleaning and Restoration, we understand that you care about the cleanliness of your home which is why we offer a variety of cleaning services, including tile and grout cleaning. Yes, you can technically clean your tile and grout yourself, there is a risk you could damage the natural stone around your grout or it requires a specific cleaning process. Here are some reasons you will get better results from a professional grout cleaning.

DIY Grout Cleaning Takes Time

Scrubbing dirty grout by hand takes a lot of time and is more labor-intensive than you might think. Because grout is very porous, it is an easy and convenient accumulator of dirt, bacteria and even mold. You could scrub for hours on end and still be unable to remove all of the grunginess deep down in the grout by yourself. Save your time (and your back) by having an expert clean your tile and grout with the right equipment in just a few hours.

Go Beyond Clean with Grout That is Clean AND Sanitized

Tile and grout are often installed in areas that are exposed to water (like your bathrooms and kitchens), leading to an opportunity for building of mold and mildew. A tile and grout cleaning machine from a professional grout cleaning company uses high-temperature steam at more than 200 degrees Fahrenheit to help clean and properly sanitize the grout.

Grout Sealing Prevents Dirt and Bacteria from Getting Back in

While sealant is typically applied when your tile and grout are first installed, sealant will wear off over time and need to be reapplied. A sealant provides a protective layer that will prevent dirt, grime and liquids from seeping into the grout. This will extend the life of your tile and grout, saving you time and money and fewer future cleanings. As part of a professional tile and grout cleaning service, a new sealant application is applied.

Professional Grout Cleaning is More Cost Effective Than You Think

You run the risk of ruining (and needing to replace) your grout if you decide to take a DIY path for grout cleaning. The wrong cleaner that has a pH that is too alkaline or too acidic, can severely damage your grout and the surrounding tile. And that could end up costing you a lot of money if the stone and grout are beyond repair and need to be replaced. Our team at Aladdin Cleaning and Restoration can clean and reseal your grout without damaging it and provide you with recommendations on how to care for it in between your professional cleaning.

Instead of spending hours on your hands and knees scrubbing away at your grout, let the certified technicians at Aladdin Cleaning and Restoration take your grout from dingy to dirt-free. And if you think you may have damaged the tile and grout, don’t worry. Our natural stone cleaning and restoration services can repair chips, cracks and stains. Contact us today.