Grout Services in Glasgow
“Nothing lets down a bathroom more than mouldy or discoloured grout and sealant”
Thinking of replacing your tiles because the grout and silicone sealant is discoloured with black mould and mildew? Think again!
- Grout Cleaning
- Grout Colouring
- Grout Removal and Replacement
- Grout Sealing
Advantages compared with replacing tiles:
1. Save £££’s on the cost of removing all the tiles and making good the walls
2. Save £££’s on the cost of the new tiles and materials
3. Save on disruption minimal inconvenience compared to re-tiling
4. Save time will be ready to use in 48hrs (if regrouting) – tiling will be days.
5. Imagine see and feel how good your bathroom/shower will look after using our service
Consider – do you need to replace your tiles? If not, then read on!
Grout Cleaning – Grout Colouring – Grout Replacement
Grouting between tiles will usually deteriorate, and discolour over time, spoiling the look of your shower or bathroom, whilst the tiles will probably retain their original good looks. The overall effect can be very distracting, giving the impression that your tiles all need replaced, when all that is required is for the grout to be renewed / replaced or rejuvenated.
There is no need for you to know “how to clean tile grout”, as “cleaning grout” is a tedious job, and Glasgow’s “Silicone King” have the knowledge, specialist tools, and processes ( grout cleaning | grout replacement | grout colouring) to be able to provide a bathroom to be proud of at a fraction of the cost of tile replacement, and without the hassle for our clients. The whole job is achieved in one or two days, without the need to remove and replace the installation, and the customer will have full use of the shower again within a mere 48hours.
Not all tiles are suitable for grout removal due to the softness of the tile and the thinness of the glaze, which can result in the edges becoming chipped. Under these circumstances the only solution is chemical cleaning, or grout colouring.
Water leaks related to tile grout
The cause of water leaking through tile grout joints is usually due to movement in the walls or weakened tile grout due to the age of the grout. Failure of tile grout allows water to seep behind the tiles and cause the adhesive to fail. The tiles will sound hollow if knocked lightly indicating such a failure has occurred – the tiles may protrude from the surrounding tiles, as if they are being pushed away from the wall. The only thing that may be holding the tiles to the wall is the grout between the tiles!!
It is important to identify grout that is cracked or failed before damp can penetrate further causing more damage. The old grout should be removed and renewed, however, it may be necessary to rectify the wall substrate, before new tiles and grout can be fitted. It may also be essential to allow the area to fully dry before the tiles are refitted. Extensive damp may require all the tiles to be removed, and the wall re-sheeted before remedial action can be done.
“Silicone King” would recommend that the silicone sealant is replaced at the same as the grout is being treated.
Due to the varying nature of grout, some are very hard and some soft, it is not possible to quote a price, as some removal jobs are easier than others. All grout jobs are priced by the hour, and the price for grout replacement, colouring or cleaning, is £35 per hour (plus materials) when done along with silicone sealant as the same job, otherwise £45 for the call out (within the Glasgow boundary) including the first hour’s labour, and thereafter £35 per hour plus materials.
Currently Glasgow’s “Silicone King’s” grout services are restricted to shower and bathroom’s only.
(Mosaic style tiles are not suitable for grout replacement because of their size, as due to the time taken, it would not be economical for the customer, – cleaning or colouring the grout may be the solution).
Contact Glasgow’s “Silicone King” today.