Here are examples of an acrylic finish trapped inside of grout. It may look evenly soiled when you take the job on (best is to always do a demo prior to committing to the project), but after you do the tile cleaning and then grout cleaning you end up with this, a splotchy train wreck […]
A local Scottsdale, Arizona daycare facility was faced with a floor care challenge when their newly installed ceramic tile was tracked with dirt and covered in grout haze. Matt Tylman and the DFS Green team were called in to correct the problem after other contractors failed to find a proper solution. In this case study, […]
In this case study, Bob Deweese describes how one of his Rite Rug techs made an unusual discovery on what seemed to be an everyday grout cleaning job. The grout being cleaning was actually a few shades darker than it appeared. What had lightened the grout? A coating of salt formed during a process called […]
In this case study, Matt Tylman of DFS Green in Phoenix discusses how his team turned around a grout sealant project gone wrong. Learn more about the challenge he faced and the chemicals and process he used to solve the problem.
Using a digital microscope, Steve Brown with Southeastern Commercial Flooring gets up close to capture amazing pictures of the grout before and after cleaning with XL GC. Steve notes, “As you can see, the grout lines were pretty clean after using XL TC Tile Cleaner, but they didn’t pop. So using my digital microscope I […]
In this XLN resource, learn the standard operating procedures for initial, daily, periodic, and restorative cleaning and maintenance on ceramic tile and grout.