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How To Green-Clean My Grout With No Chemicals

How To Green-Clean My Grout With No Chemicals It can be done, but prepare yourself for some serious elbow grease…. Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda 1   First, get rid of surface dirt and muck with your regular cleaner. It’s much easier to clean away ground-in dirt if the surface stuff is out of the way. 2 More

How Do I Fix A Giant Chip In My Tile Floor?

How Do I Fix A Giant Chip In My Tile Floor? Have no fear, the Specialists are here! Or will be, as soon as you give us a call! This is one of those jobs that needs to be handed over to the experts, pronto. Chips can happen for all kinds of reasons – a glass gets dropped on the kitchen floor, the surface wasn’t sealed, an over-eager boot catches a fragile edge – but whatever the ... More

Should I Replace My Grout?

Should I Replace My Grout? Aarrgh! There’s some sort of weird hairy blackish growth on the grout in my shower! Disaster! Panic! Certain impending doom! Well, maybe it’s not quite THAT dramatic. The whole point of grout is to keep Wet Out, but by definition that means your grout is spending its lifetime in a damp place, and weird icky things like to grow in damp places. If you h... More

Should I Use A Particular Color Acid Stain For My Exterior Concrete?

Should I Use A Particular Color Acid Stain For My Exterior Concrete? This may seem like a bit of a strange question - surely ALL colors would be equal for use outdoors? And while acid stains are both tough and beautiful (a rare combo, usually found amongst young female motorcyclists and Praying Mantises!), you might be interested to know that some shades of acid stain do have limitations... More

Does Acid-Stained Concrete Fade With Time?

Does Acid-Stained Concrete Fade With Time? No, the vibrancy and color tone in acid stains do not fade.  However, the physical top layer of concrete which contains the stain can be worn away through use, which can give the appearance of fading. Stone Surface Specialists can apply a special sealer on your newly-stained concrete to preve... More