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Top 10 Causes of Grout Turning Yellow

Top 10 Causes of Grout Turning Yellow

Home and business owners and property managers have a common complaint about the grout in their showers and floors turning yellow. Testing can help determine what is causing the problem. Solutions will vary, depending on the cause. Here are the details. 1. Toiletries Shampoos, soaps, and other personal items used in showers c... More

Is It Possible To Use Water-Based Color Stains at Altitude On Concrete?

Is It Possible To Use Water-Based Color Stains at Altitude On Concrete? Yes!  At Stone Surface Specialists, we adore using water-based stains on concrete. If you want to go beyond the subtle drama and subdued earth-toned palette of acid staining, water-based stains are the way to go.  There are so ... More

How Do I Clean Ceramic Tiles?

How Do I Clean Ceramic Tiles? ‘Spring Cleaning’. A term beloved by anti-social little moles who live in the far-distant hedgerows of Great Britain, and few others. Spring-cleaning conjures up all kinds of images: clean, uncluttered surfaces and storage areas, strange little headscarfs that only come out from the drawer once a year, overwhelming top-to-toe cleaning sessions. And that... More

How Can I Green Clean My Tile Grout With No Chemicals?

How Can I Green Clean My Tile Grout With No Chemicals? In our modern era of specialist chemicals, it can be very tempting to just bleach the living daylights out of any stain and be done with it. But if you’re more earth- and baby polar bear-conscious, green cleaning using fewer harmful chemicals is likely high on your agenda.  So can tile... More

How Can I Clean Remove Chewing Gum From Concrete?

How Can I Clean Remove Chewing Gum From Concrete? Has a cluster of errant teenagers swarmed through and attacked your beautiful concrete driveway with bits of partially-chewed tree sap? Chewing gum has to be one of the most annoying substances created by so-called intelligent humans. It sticks to everything you wish it wouldn't, and then won’t get off the things you wish it would. More