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Our Caulking Services Worked Wonders on This Bathtub in Raleigh

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October 13, 2023

No one wants to arrive at a dirty shower after a long day. A homeowner in Raleigh, NC, had worked himself to the bone while trying to get the mold off the edges of his bathtub, but nothing seemed to work. He was reminded of it at the end of each day, and thinking of his shower area in such poor conditions was starting to affect his mood.

Bathub Seams Before and After Our Caulking Services in Raleigh
Mold was embedded on the horizontal seams and some of the grout lines on the walls. The homeowner grew more overwhelmed as the stains grew larger and darker. It seemed that there was never enough time to clean his bathroom area despite all the extra hours he put into scrubbing the joints around the ceramic tub. Since he'd made no changes in his cleaning routine, he also kept wondering why his cleaners had stopped being effective. With all his concerns piling up in his mind, he finally decided to get help from the best caulking services in Raleigh.

He contacted Sir Grout Raleigh online after checking some client reviews and our website's picture gallery. Our specialists were at his home less than a week after he made his request. They started by conducting an in-home evaluation to identify the source of the problem and the best course of action. Looking at the bathtub, they understood the homeowner's frustrations. The side of the tub was framed by a thin, dark line of mold that looked very unhygienic. The ceramic also looked duller, so our techs suspected that the constant use of chemical cleaners had stripped it of its shine. They explained to the client that discoloration and grout damage are surprisingly common occurrences when using many traditional cleaners. Dirt and fluids get trapped in the grout pores and hard surfaces gradually become more vulnerable to wear and tear. The client was still happy to hear that there was no lasting damage affecting the seams, so he didn't hesitate to schedule a new appointment as soon as our techs were done explaining the restoration process.

A few days later, our crew returned to the client's house to work on the shower. For the first step, they thoroughly cleaned the bathtub and the shower walls with a pH-neutral cleaner. Our product provides the most amazing results in just a few minutes removing the risks of combining different cleaners to deal with grout and tile surfaces. After working through all the stains, our techs steam-cleaned the shower area to prevent the spread of mold and mildew on harder-to-reach surfaces.

To repair the loose caulk, our techs applied our resistant epoxy grout on all the joints, working carefully to make the surface more durable on all sides. This epoxy grout rules out many of the problems you get during the maintenance of cement-based grout. There's no risk of dirt getting into the grout pores and the joints remain protected for months at a time. Our epoxy solution provides the best protection in damp settings where water and soap scum can affect hard surfaces in the long run.

Our techs checked the results one last time before calling the client back into the bathroom, and he was thrilled by what he saw. The bathtub looked amazing, with no spec of dirt in sight. The ceramic surface looked better than it had in weeks, and the joints finally had the smooth, pristine appearance that the client had tried to get out of them for weeks. He thanked our specialists for the restoration and promised to tell more people in Raleigh about the quality of our results.

At the end of the appointment, our techs gave some additional cleaning tips to help the client with his weekly chores. Bathroom surfaces collect more dirt than other parts of the house and their exposure to water makes them more vulnerable to the effects of moisture buildup. To preserve the tub's gorgeous looks, our techs recommended using pH-neutral products like Sir Grout's Natural Hard Surface Cleaner. Unlike most cleaners in the market, our product's formula has no toxic ingredients. This means that you can use it on hard surfaces as many times as you want without risking grout damage, discoloration, or health complications among the members of your home. Our product doesn't need hard ingredients to provide maximum cleaning power, effectively removing soap scum, grime, mold, mildew, and other stains.

Our techs also instructed the client to avoid steel wools and other abrasive tools because they can leave deep marks on ceramic surfaces. The safest approach involves scrubbing the most stubborn stains with a clean towel, a terry cloth, or a squeegee. Another way to prevent moisture buildup is by opening the windows and doors from time to time, especially if there's not a source of fresh air nearby.

Don't settle for a dull-looking shower. Sir Grout Raleigh helps you make your bathroom surfaces look their best at all times. Our specialists are always ready to assist you with the most thorough cleaning and restoration services in the area, so you can always count on us when dealing with dirty tiles, cracked grout and seams, etc. Call (919) 578-5999 today or schedule a free quote online. We will respond quickly and the results will surpass all your expectations. Also, remember to subscribe to our newsletter so you don't miss out on our latest promotions and updates.
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