In areas of your home where you have tile and grout, such as the kitchen, bathroom, and other areas, you want to keep your home looking great. Tile and grout cleaning should be done professionally to keep your tile and grouted areas safe and to help them look their very best.
Here are signs you need this type of cleaning in your home. If you hire someone to do the work, you protect your tile and grout and help keep any warranties in place. Your tile and grout cleaning professional will come to your home and use appropriate cleaning tools to make your home spic and span again.
Your tile looks grungy
Do your tile and grout areas have a grungy look? When left unfinished, these areas can be very porous and will scratch and/or absorb substances over time. You can get the most out of your beautiful tile by having a specialist come and use their special cleaning tools to give your tile and grout the beautiful effect you desire. A grungy grout and tile area will look moldy or otherwise dirty and have stains that do not come off with traditional tile and grout cleaner or other cleaning agents.
Your tile smells moldy or dirty
When you need tile and grout cleaning done in your home, your tile will often have a dank or musty smell. It may also smell sour or rank. This is due to the bacteria, mold, or mildew growth in the grout, which can vary from room to room. Rooms that are naturally moist much of the time — like your bathroom, kitchen, or laundry area — may be more likely to be moldy or mildewy while rooms that are common traffic areas may smell sour from food and beverage stains.
A professional tile and grout cleaning company should clean your tile and grout right away. You can instantly see the effects of proper cleaning, and you'll notice your tile looking newer than ever.
Don't ever attempt to scrub or clean your tile and grout yourself, especially using abrasive cleaning agents. This can cause your tile to become more damaged and can ruin grout. It's best to invest in a professional tile and grout cleaning specialist who will give your home the treatment it needs and spot treat the areas where your tile and grout are most negatively affected. Your costs will be based on the areas treated and how long the service takes.