How Long Should You Wait To Seal Grout?

What is grout? Now, this is an intriguing question and the most interesting element of this question is the various impressions used by homeowners to describe what it is. For example: ‘The foul stuff on the shower walls’ ‘The dirty mud-like material oozing from our...

Does Cleaning Your Carpet Ruin It?

We have many misunderstandings about carpets and how often they need to be cleaned. Most of the ideas that prevent us from cleaning our carpets often are nothing but myths. Does cleaning your carpet ruin it? Definitely not. Not cleaning it, however, may not only ruin...

How Long Does Grout Color Seal Last?

Answer: 3 to 5 years The grout holding your tiles is what keeps the floor and walls waterproof. However, grout is very delicate, highly porous and absorbent. Hence, it is vulnerable to water damage. Grout needs sealing for protection. With the right sealant, your...

Can Shower Water Leak Through Grout?

Leakages in the shower are most often the result of grout failure. Leaky tiles can be found anywhere where there is water. The shower water leak should be repaired quickly otherwise, the buildup of stagnant water will lead to mold and damp under the tiles. This is a...

Does Vinegar Ruin Grout?

Does vinegar ruin grout? This is an important question for grout tile maintenance. Vinegar is a surprisingly strong liquid for several cleaning applications in the household. Unfortunately, its acidic nature can be more problematic than helpful. Is it helpful for...
How Often Should I Have My Tile Cleaned?

How Often Should I Have My Tile Cleaned?

Most residential homes and condominiums, as well as professional office buildings have some type of tile installed. This can include floor tile, wall tile, outdoor tile and more.  Although tile does add a beautiful and functional aspect, the reality is that the more...
Should I Have My Grout Sealed?

Should I Have My Grout Sealed?

The short answer? Yes. It is recommended to have your grout sealed to preserve and protect the look of your tile floors. One of the better investments that can be made in a home is the installation of new floor or wall tile. From kitchens, bathrooms to outdoor rooms...
Pets = Carpet Odors and Stains

Pets = Carpet Odors and Stains

Tips For Carpet Odors & Pet Stains If you’re a pet owner, chances are you’ve experienced this in the past, or are currently dealing with, the carpet odors and stains that pets can leave behind on your carpet. If not attended to quickly or treated properly, this...
Importance of Proper Tile Installation

Importance of Proper Tile Installation

Proper Tile Installation is Imperative There’s nothing greater than a freshly installed new  tile in your bathroom or kitchen. However over time, these tiles and the grout can become dirty and stained. This comes from day to day use and exposure to dirt and traffic,...
Advantages Of Having Us Clean Your Tile and Grout

Advantages Of Having Us Clean Your Tile and Grout

Grout and Tile Cleaning Advantages Grout comes in so many colors and textures making it a versatile finish that is used with all tile applications. But grout cleaning and tile cleaning can be tough. One of the challenges with tile and grout, however, is keeping it...
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