Pro's Corner

Follow These Steps to Remove the Most Difficult Oily Soils from Grout

Professional cleaners are always in need of cleaning solutions, equipment, and procedures that are equipped to deal with months of oily soil buildup.

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Tile & Grout

Sealers for Tile, Grout, and Stone

Sealers may be topical (meaning they stay on the surface) or impregnating (also called penetrating). Topical sealers give gloss or shine initially…

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Tile & Grout

Stains & Other Special Issues With Stone, Tile, & Grout

Efflorescence – Efflorescence is a white crystalline or powdery deposit on grout lines, stone, or porous tile. It’s caused by water traveling through…

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Tile & Grout

Basics of Maintaining Tile and Grout

Types of Grout The most common grout used for man-made tiles is sanded grout. This is a blend of Portland cement and sand. You can feel the presence…

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Tile & Grout

Types of Man-Made Tiles and Natural Stone

You have probably seen it as you enter customer homes and businesses to clean carpet. More and more homes and prestigious commercial accounts are in…

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Flooring Tile & Grout

Terrazzo Floor Maintenance Tips

10 Tips for Easy Terrazzo Floor Maintenance A terrazzo floor that's properly maintained will last several lifetimes. Originally created in Venice,…

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Tile & Grout

Acid's Unique Way To Clean Grout

Various acids like urea hydrochloride, phosphoric, citric, sulfamic, and glycolic are used wherever removal of calcium carbonate and limescale is the…

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Tile & Grout

Greasy Grout Meets 21st Century Innovation

Professional cleaners have demanded cleaning solutions that deal with the months of soil build-up. The result was the high alkaline, solvent laden…

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Tile & Grout

Greasy Grout Demand Aggressive Cleaner

Tile & grout has grown significantly in market share over the last 20 years. The cleaning issue is in the grout since it is so absorbent. A…

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Tile & Grout

Efflorescence: The Browning of Tile & Grout Cleaning

Efflorescence is the natural movement of mineral salts caused by moisture in cementitious grout and appears as a white, chalky substance on the…

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Flooring Tile & Grout

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