There are many myths surrounding the process of Grout Cleaning. To effectively clean grout, one must understand the chemical and mineral composition of grout. For if you do not understand this, you will likely choose the wrong cleaning chemicals and make the grout worse. Grout is generally a mixture of water, cement, and sand and is employed in pressure grouting, connecting sections of pre-cast concrete, filling voids, and sealing joints such as those between tiles.
What is Grout Cleaning?
Grout cleaning is the process of removing stubborn or inground grout from between floor or wall tiles. In most cases, grout colouring will last several years. The primary reason why homeowners and renovators employ a grout cleaner is to limit expense and renovate the floor back to an as-new condition.
Types of Grout
There are four basic types of grout: unsanded, fine sanded, quarry type, and epoxy.
- Unsanded grout : This is used for wall tiles where the grout joint is less than 1/8” wide.
- Finely sanded grout: This is used for floor tiles where the joints are 1/8” to 3/8” wide.
- Quarry-type grout: This is the same as finely sanded grout for ceramic til𝚎s except that a coarser grade of sand is used. The quarry-type grout is used for joints that are 3/8” wide to 1/2” wide such as those used with Saltillo tiles.
- Epoxy grout: This consists of an epoxy resin and hardener. Epoxy grout for ceramic til𝚎 is highly resistant to stains and chemicals and has a tremendous bonding strength. It is ideal for countertops and other areas susceptible to stains.
Grout Cleaning – Sunshine Coast
Strictly Grout are a Sunshine Coast based operation and offer grout cleaning services across the Sunshine Coast. Their team have been cleaning tiles and grout cleaning for several years and have won several awards for their high quality of grout cleaning work. Many trusted builders, renovators, and homeowners use and recommend Strictly Grout.
Grout Cleaning – Brisbane
Mark operates a second team who focus on tile and grout cleaning in Brisbane. The grout cleaning Brisbane team operate on the Northside of the Brisbane River, and out to Indooroopily.
Both grout cleaning teams have access to the best commercial grout cleaning equipment there is on the market and their expertise and attention to detail will ensure your floor and walls look like new again.
Consider asking Mark and the team about Grout Sealing, to prolong the life of your wall and floor tiles. Strictly Grout also offers epoxy grouting – a premium service for those who demand excellence.
Contact the team today for an obligation free quote.