6 Common Causes of Water Damage

Overflowing bathtubs and leaky roofs aren’t the only potential causes of water damage. In fact, there are several things inside and outside of your home that could cause costly water damage. Here are 6 of the most common causes of residential water damage and what you can do to minimize your risk and prevent water […]

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How to Clean Tile Floors

Tile floors offer remarkable beauty and durability, and they’re relatively easy to take care of. Ceramic tiles are made of natural materials that, after being fired in a kiln, become extremely resilient. When glazed, they’re protected against water, dirt and stains, making them even easier to maintain. If you have ceramic tiles in your home, […]

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How to Increase Property Value with Tile

No matter how much you can afford to spend, investing in upgrades almost always adds value to your home. Whether you’re considering a large project or a small one, tile is an excellent option. Tile is incredibly versatile, and you can use it in several areas both inside and outside your home. If you’re looking […]

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Why Does Grout Need to Be Sealed?

Grout fills the seams between tiles on floors, countertops, backsplashes and in showers. When it’s doing its job, it holds your tile in place and protects your surfaces from moisture damage. However, the most common type of grout contains sand, which is a porous material. When grout containing sand is applied and dry, it will […]

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How to Protect Your Home Against Water Damage

Even a small amount of water can cause significant damage to your home. Whether it finds its way into your home via your roof or basement or as the result of a plumbing leak, the result is the same – water damage and mold growth. Dealing with water isn’t as simple as cleaning up visible […]

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Choosing the Right Grout

When tiling a kitchen or bathroom, grout often becomes an afterthought. It’s important to note, though, that choosing the right grout is just as important as picking out the perfect tile. The grout you choose affects the overall look of your design, but it also plays a huge role in extending the life of your […]

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Keep Your Grout Clean and Sanitary in 6 Easy Steps

Keeping your shower and tub area sparkling clean and hygienic enhances your home’s beauty while preserving value and ensuring your family’s health and safety. At The Grout Medic of Southwest Chicago, our technicians are often asked how to sanitize and clean the grout in their shower. Fortunately, taking care of your grout is actually a […]

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3 Hidden Signs of Water Damage You Should Never Ignore

Plumbing problems, roof leaks and basement floods are all things that can cause problems long after the initial damage is cleaned up. You may be able to mop up most of the water, but that doesn’t mean you’re protected from underlying water damage. You might think you’re in the clear if you don’t notice any […]

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Southwest Chicagoland Tile & Grout Cleaning Experts

The Grout Medic of Southwest Chicagoland is proud to provide industry-leading grout and tile expertise to customers here in the metro area. If you are in West/Southwest Chicagoland or surrounding areas, you can contact our team today to get a fast solution to your tile and grout problems. Our service area includes Southwest Chicago, Bolingbrook, […]

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