Grout is the hard material installed between tiles – not to be confused with silicone which generally goes around the edges of the tiled area. Most grouts are made from cement (just like concrete) and are extremely porous. This means they are not waterproof and will absorb moisture plus whatever contaminant is in that moisture. Think of an oil stain on a concrete driveway.Continue Reading ->
Your bathroom shower takes an absolute hammering due to the harsh environment it produces. Multiple times a day it is subjected to moisture, heat, humidity, soap, body wash, shampoo, hair dye, body oil, dirt, and grime. It is no wonder then that these small spaces can deteriorate very quickly after initial installation.Continue Reading ->
Keeping the bathroom clean…ugh!
You get what you pay for, particularly when it comes to bathroom cleaning. Never has any room seen more traffic, or water, or heat or the endless array of hair and body potions than the humble bathroom, especially when there are teenagers involved. And sadly, mine reflects this fact. The grout is dis-coloured, the silicone in the shower is black with mould and the once pristine shower-glass is opaque with a colourful mixture of pink mould and what the experts tell me is limescale.Continue Reading ->