Tile restoration, San Diego, is a sound alternative to re-installation. It is cheaper and easier to do than the latter. However, there are still several tasks to accomplish when restoring a tile floor. And, as a homeowner who wants to bring back the tile floor’s former glory, you should tackle those tasks one by one. Fortunately, you do not need to do it all by yourself. With lots of contractors available, you can have that one company that can cater to needs – without breaking the bank.
Here are some tasks comprising the tile restoration process that you should be familiar with:
Tile and grout cleaning – in many cases, old tile floors only need cleaning to bring back their luster. Tile replacement or re-installation is not necessary. Cleaning involves the application of solutions for dirt removal to make the area spotless. Here at GroutSmith, we use eco-friendly cleaning solutions to ensure that we do the cleaning effectively without causing adverse effects to the environment and people.
Grout sealing – grout is porous, which means it can absorb water spills and other liquids. That is the reason why it gets stained and causes mold growth. Sealing is necessary to protect the grout lines. Proper sealing and cleaning techniques can ultimately improve the look and function of the grout. That is why working with an experienced technician is necessary.
Hollow and loose floor tile rebonding – sometimes, you cannot avoid having cracked or loosen tiles, most especially if the tile floor is relatively old. However, this does not mean you have to replace the whole floor. Rebonding is the way to go. The job can include using tile adhesive to fill the voids between tiles and subfloor. Repair or replacement of the affected tiles and grout may also be necessary.
Tile re-caulking – caulk is a waterproof filler and sealant that bonds tiles together. Due to wear and tear, the caulking can lose its hold. As a result, the tiles tend to detach. The solution is re-caulking, wherein the technician removes old, worn caulking and replaces it with a new one.
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