If you want to get the feel of living in a really clean house, as well as focusing on your flooring and tiles, it is important to take care of the grout. Grout can really make the whole floor look dirty if it is not cleaned on a regular basis.
Most experts believe that getting the grout lines clean is the most important part of this floor cleaning business. But unfortunately, it is the easiest part to ignore as it can be a pretty tough job, especially if not taken care of regularly.
When it comes to grout cleaning however, one should not forget that it is important also to work out what flooring you have (travertine, granite, ceramic, slate, terrazzo, marble, etc.) as this will determine which grout cleaning product you use.
While regular maintenance by the lay person is fine for most tile grout issues, there are times when the professionals must be brought in with their top of the line equipment and products. You should see if you need repair or re-grouting of the area as this cannot be done by anyone but a professional company.
Do you have cracked tiles or stains that are impossible to remove in the grout lines? In this case, a call to the professionals is advised. If you contact the company early enough, it will make the job easier (and no doubt less expensive too) so it is important to keep an eye out for these things.
The professional companies that deal with tile and grout cleaning understand how to remove grout without causing any damage to your tiles and also will be able to assess which tiles need sanded, unsanded or epoxy grout.
There is no way an individual not trained in this subject will be able to make this decision.