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Tile and Grout Cleaning in Alexandria, VA

Is your tile floor begging for some scrubbing, especially along the grout lines? You're not alone. In many kitchens, bathrooms, hallways, showers, and tile backsplashes, grout lines fall somewhere on the color spectrum between their original white or beige and an indeterminate shade of gray. This is because of the porous nature of the materials used for grouting. They absorb stains and dirt, and lose their pristine appearance.

If you've tried DIY cleaning solutions, you know it is either a lot more work than you expected, or it just plain doesn't work. Besides, they don't take care of the odors that can come from mold and bacteria growth. A lot of ugly, dirty pathogens may be lurking literally right below the surface.

Tile and Grout Cleaning Service

Professional Tile and Grout Cleaning Process

Cleaning tiled areas and the grout lines between them is called tile and grout cleaning. The goal is to get rid of dirt, stains, and germs. Cleansing the floors not only makes them look better but also makes them last longer and keeps the area clean. Below is a full list of the steps that are usually taken to clean tile and grout:

1. Pre-inspection

Carefully look over the tiled areas to find any broken tiles or grout. This step is very important for finding the best way to clean and the right answers. Setting up the area: To make room, furniture, and other things are moved out of the way. Safeguards are put in place to protect areas that aren't being cleaned.

2. Dry Soil Removal

It's important to get rid of any small dirt and debris on the surface before using any wet cleaning products. A vacuum cleaner is usually used for this. Getting rid of dry soil first makes the deep clean work better.

3. Cleaning Solution

The tiles and grout are cleaned with a special solution. The method is chosen based on the type of tile and how dirty it is. It's easier to get rid of dirt, grease, and spots when this cleaning agent breaks them down.

4. Dwelling

The cleaning fluid is left on the surface for a certain amount of time. This time is very important for the solution to get into the grout and break up the dirt and grime that has built up.

5. Agitation

After the solution has had time to work, it is stirred up by hand or with a machine. For this, you might need to use a brush, especially for grout lines, or a machine with a scrubbing pad for tiles. Moving the dirt around helps break it up even more.

6. Rinse and Extract with High Pressure

A high-pressure rinse is then used to get rid of the loose dirt and cleaning fluid. For indoor areas, this is usually done with a machine that sprays hot water under high pressure and then pulls out the water and the dirt and grime that has broken up. This step is very important for making sure that the tiles and grout are completely clean and that no dust is left behind.

7. Getting Dry

After the area is rinsed, air movers or fans are used to speed up the drying process. Drying properly is important to avoid problems caused by water and lets you use the cleaned area right away.

8. Sealing (not required, but suggested)

After the tiles and grout are dry and clean, the grout lines can be sealed. As a barrier, this sealant keeps the grout from getting stained again and makes it easy to clean. This step isn't required, but it's strongly suggested if you want the grout to stay clean and last longer.

9. The Last Check

After the cleaning is done, it is inspected one last time to make sure it meets the standards and the client is happy with the result.

This thorough method for cleaning tile and grout not only makes the area look better, but also makes the surroundings healthier by getting rid of bacteria and allergens that could be harmful. Getting your surfaces professionally cleaned on a regular basis and taking care of them properly can make them last much longer and look better.

Tile And Grout Professional Treatment

The Easy Path to Clean Grout

Feet Up Carpet Cleaning of Alexandria invites you to offer your scrub brush an early retirement. Our tile and grout cleaning service goes a step above the ordinary, offering extraordinary results that will bring a smile to your face.

There's no reason to invest your valuable free time, bending over to scrub endless grout line by aching line. Our professional grade equipment means that the job will be done in a flash, and we can make sure that the results are long-lasting by sealing the newly cleaned grout.

Our technicians are professional, courteous, and moreover experienced. We offer cleaning for all kinds of tile and stone floor surfaces, and we can do amazing things with commercial kitchens, restaurant floors, and public restroom facilities. We also offer mold inspection and testing. If you don't see black mold on bathroom tiles - that's great, but it can still be white, green, red, and even pink. Feet Up Carpet Cleaning of Alexandria likes to propose a healthier way to clean mold and other spots from tile or grout.

Call Feet Up Carpet Cleaning of Alexandria at 703-635-7342 and get ready to enjoy your floor again.

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