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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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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