Tile and Grout Cleaning by Tru-Clean Surface Care

The Battle Against Dirty Tile and Grout: Why Tru-Clean Surface Care is Your Best Ally

Tiled surfaces are popular in many homes and commercial spaces throughout SW Florida, thanks to their durability and aesthetic appeal. However, cleaning tile and grout can be an uphill battle, especially in high-traffic areas. Many homeowners have been on their hands and knees trying to scrub grout lines only to see them turn dirty again within the week. We’ve also seen grout lines deteriorate due to improper cleaning techniques, such as harsh acid and alkaline cleaning products.

In this blog post, we’ll explore why tile and grout are so challenging to maintain and how hiring Tru-Clean Surface Care can help you win the war against dirt and grime.

The Challenges of Tile and Grout Cleaning:

Porous grout: One of the main reasons grout is hard to keep clean is its porous nature. Grout can easily absorb dirt, stains, and bacteria, causing it to become discolored over time. Even when the tile surface is cleaned, the grout lines can remain dirty, affecting the overall appearance of your flooring.

Homeowners may not realize that when mopping or steaming their tile surfaces, they are dragging dirt and other contaminants from the top of the tile across the porous grout lines. Grout, if not sealed, will absorb these contaminates and dirty water, filling its pores and accelerating dirty grout lines. A quality sealer will protect the look of your grout by preventing them from becoming clogged with “ugly.”

Uneven surfaces: Tiles and grout lines can have uneven surfaces, making them more susceptible to dirt accumulation. These nooks and crannies are perfect hiding spots for dirt, mold, and mildew, which can be hard to remove using regular cleaning methods.

Cleaning products and techniques: Many homeowners resort to using harsh chemicals and abrasive cleaning tools in an attempt to keep their tile and grout clean. However, these methods can damage the tile surface and even cause the grout to erode over time. Improper cleaning will result in costly repairs, permanent staining, and even replacement.

Advantages of Hiring Tru-Clean Surface Care:

Expertise and experience: Tru-Clean Surface Care professionals have the skills, certification, and knowledge to effectively clean your tile and grout without causing any damage. Our team is trained to use the most advanced cleaning techniques and products, ensuring that your surfaces are spotless and well-maintained.

Unlike many tile and grout cleaning companies that use harsh acid or alkaline cleaning products that merely deliver “surface-clean results.” Tru-Clean uses a proprietary blend of surfactants, emulsifiers, and commercial-grade hydrogen peroxide to pre-treat tile and grout, ensuring the “cleanest clean possible.”

Once the tile and grout surfaces have been pre-treated, our technician will use a specialized tile and grout cleaning tool to safely deliver over 900 lbs of rinsing action at 245 degrees. The result will be phenomenally clean tile and grout. Upon cleaning, you can seal your grout lines, protecting them against spills and permanent staining. Cleaning your tile from this point forward is a breeze, simply use your favorite steamer or a mop regularly; that’s it!

Time-saving: Cleaning tile and grout can be a time-consuming and labor-intensive process. By hiring Tru-Clean Surface Care, you can save time and effort, allowing you to focus on other important tasks.

Health benefits: A clean environment is essential for good health. By regularly maintaining your hard surfaces, Tru-Clean Surface Care can help prevent the growth of mold, mildew, and bacteria, thus promoting a healthier living space for you and your loved ones.

Dirty grout lines contribute to poor indoor quality and allergies by off-gassing. Trapped contaminants, pet urine, spills, etc., “rot” in the grout lines and off-gas. Many homeowners can not detect this odor (similar to a smoker who can’t smell tar and nicotine in their home) but visitors can.

Prolonged lifespan: Proper tile and grout maintenance can prolong their lifespan and beauty, reducing the need for costly replacements. With Tru-Clean Surface Care’s expertise, your hard surfaces will remain pristine for years to come.

Enhanced appearance: A clean and well-maintained tiled surface contributes to a healthier environment and improves your home’s or commercial space’s overall appearance. Tru-Clean Surface Care ensures that your floors and walls always look their best.

Why Tru-Clean Surface Care For Your Tile and Grout Cleaning Needs?

Tru-Clean Surface Care is a Certified Partner with the prestigious Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (ICRC) and the International Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI). We are a Stone PRO Professional and a Certified surpHaces PRO Partner. We know natural stone and tile, and grout! Tru-Clean Surface Care is A+ Rated by the Better Business Bureau and an eight-year-in-a-row winner of the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award.

For more information, please visit us online at https://trucleansurfacecare.com/ or call us any time at 239-541-4888 – Cape Coral and Lee County, 239-206-1935 – Bonita Springs, Naples, and Marco Island, or 941-621-2198 – Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte, Florida. You can also visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TruCleanSurfaceCareFL/

Keeping tile and grout clean is challenging, but with the right help, it doesn’t have to be. By enlisting the services of Tru-Clean Surface Care, you can maintain your hard surfaces in top condition without the stress and hassle of temporary results by doing it yourself. Trust our team of professionals to deliver exceptional results so that you can enjoy a cleaner, healthier, and more beautiful living or working space.