How a Grout Recoloring in Fairfield, CT Made this Kitchen Appear Larger and Recover Its Former Glow
September 15, 2017More than three decades had passed since this family moved into their current home in Fairfield, Connecticut. The father, a store manager of a well-known hardware store in the area, contacted us to hire our grout recoloring services in Fairfield for his home kitchen floor, as years of foot-traffic and daily decay had deteriorated the grout in the room.
Maintaining a home can become a tremendous task for families, especially if the house is big. As years go by, it is hard to keep up with a to-do list of home repairs that does not stop growing. However, this family had managed somehow to maintain a gorgeous home despite the property's age, thanks to the father's diligence and the mother's attention for detail.
One day, the wife mentioned how unappealing the kitchen floor was. She thought the surface could use refreshment, especially the grout. She remembered the floor's grout being as white as the tiles, but after so many years of daily use and foot-traffic, it had darkened so much that it looked gray and worn out. A grout recoloring service was needed, yet she didn't know of a reliable company that could do the job efficiently. Her husband asked his colleagues for a recommendation, and a fellow home inspector advised him Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County.
We were certainly the company they needed. The homeowners looked online for more information about who we are; they found our website by just typing Fairfield grout recoloring on the Internet. There, the couple read all about our previous grout recoloring jobs in the Fairfield area—it was exactly what they wanted for their kitchen floor. The same day they called our number and set up a date for a free, in-home consultation.
Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County went to the Fairfield residence on the appointed day to check out the kitchen. We were welcomed by the family, who walked our technicians to the room while telling us their story and what they wanted to do with the kitchen floor. During the inspection, we noticed how dirt had accumulated in the grout lines, which were no longer white and had a gray shade instead. This is a common problem for grout; since it's naturally porous, liquids and dirt tend to find their way through the surface. As a consequence, the grout becomes discolored and dark, especially in rooms like kitchens where spills occur all the time. Sometimes the grout becomes so discolored that no domestic cleaning method would be efficient enough to bring back its colors.
The homeowners wanted the grout lines to blend more with the tile color. In order to do that, we proposed a professional deep grout cleaning and recoloring service. Also, we pointed out that a grout sealing would be beneficial to protect and prevent future deterioration. Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County had the perfect two-for-one product to restore the grout: ColorSeal, Sir Grout's proprietary sealant that can recolor grout to any desired shade while also sealing it and protecting it against stains, water, mold, and mildew. ColorSeal is a great option because it is designed to last for years, and in many cases it never needs to be reapplied again. The homeowners decided to trust in our expertise and leave the restoration in our hands.
One of our skilled technicians returned to the property a few days later to perform the job. He began by using Sir Grout's tile and grout cleaner with a high-speed scrubber to remove the embedded dirt. Once the surface was clean, dry, and free of coatings, Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County's technician applied ColorSeal to all of the grout lines in the color the homeowners wanted—a shade very similar to their whitish, veined ceramic tiles.
Mission accomplished in just one day! The customers were thrilled to see their renewed kitchen. Not only did it look clean and pristine, the blend between white grout and white tiles made the floor appear larger too—one of the reasons why many of our customers go for this blending technique. The Fairfield residents were so amazed by our technician's professionalism and attention to detail, the husband left us a glowing review on Yelp!
I would just like to say, I am very impressed with the job that Sir Grout did today in my home. The transformation is unbelievable. Our 30 year kitchen floor looks brand new, I cannot say enough how impressed I am with the technician on site. He was not only very professional but his attention to detail was amazing. I highly recommend this company. Being in the building supply business for almost 40 years, I know how difficult it is to find talented people, Sir Grout has with this young man. Thank you Tom Lindberg.
The homeowners inquired about the cleaning products we used during the procedure, so we brought a bottle of Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner, soap-less, and non-toxic cleaner over to their home and thanked them again for choosing Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County for all their grout and stone restoration needs. We always recommend the use of pH-neutral cleaners for regular maintenance since this type won't break down grout nor will it damage the sealant. Using soap-less products is equally important; these ones won't leave a sticky residue that traps dirt, making it stick to the grout lines instead of removing it.
If you think the grout in your kitchen could benefit from a recoloring service, we are at your service! Sir Grout of Greater Fairfield County can offer you the best grout restoration services in the area. We have a professional team of experts to help you identify the problems regarding your hard surfaces and plan the right strategy to make them look beautiful again. Do not hesitate to call us at (203) 702-4896 or to fill out the "Request a Quote" form on this site to schedule a free quote and consultation today!
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