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Spring Cleaning for Your Tile and Grout

Yes it is that time of year again to spring clean! When it comes to your home there are a lot of different items on the list of things to do when regarding spring cleaning. Many homeowners forget to add their tile and grout on the list though. You might not feel that there is an immediate need to do so but often times, by the time that you get to the point that you need to, it costs way more than if you would have cleaned it and maintained it throughout the years. The Denver Grout Medic has seen a lot of different kinds and styles of tile and grout in the home and have found that during the spring is among the best time to get a routine cleaning done. Here are some signs that indicate you need your tile and grout clean.

Mold and Mildew

This can be one of the hardest signs to see. You might think that is relatively easy because you can see it growing on your caulking and grout. However, what most homeowners don’t know is that by the time that you can see it, it’s already too late. Mold and mildew first begin to grow behind the grout and caulking. Therefore, without the regular checkups and cleaning your shower tile and grout mold and mildew can creep in, making it difficult to kill and eradicate.

Cracks and Missing Grout

There is another major sign that your tile and grout could use a little love. Your grout has a life expectancy just like anything else. If you start to see cracked grout lines or grout missing where it should be then it’s imperative that you get it fixed as quickly as possible. If left as it is, especially in showers, it can cause extensive water damage that is very expensive to fix. Therefore, the wisest course is simply to do a yearly deep clean and seal to it. It prevents the deterioration of the grout and address if there is a need for any repair.

Tile and grout are something that needs to be maintained. Being cleaned and resealed every year can not only save you money in the long run but by commenting to a yearly routine regarding repairs but with the Denver Grout Medic you can also save a lot of money this way. Call us for a free home estimate or fill out our online request form!

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