Well color me impressed.
The grout in our kitchen is one my husband’s constant battles. We have very little carpet in the house, only in three bedrooms. The rest of the house is tile – light tile with light grout to be exact. Oh if I were to ever redo the floor in this house I would pick tile that goes with dark grey grout.
The grout in the kitchen has dark spots from spills, splatters and eight years of heavy traffic. It’s clean – just dingy looking. My husband has even tried scrubbing the grout with a toothbrush and homemade grout cleaner. (Actually it worked pretty well considering, but it was a lot of work for a little spot – not feasible to do the whole kitchen.)
Enter an earlier Christmas present for my husband — Stanley Steemer. Until recently I didn’t know Stanley Steemer did anything other than carpet cleaning, but apparently the cleaning company also does tile, upholstery, air duct and car cleaning. With slight hesitation I decided to have Stanley Steemer tackle our tile. I didn’t doubt the tile would be cleaned, but I did doubt that I would see a visible difference. I mean how clean could they really get it?
Really clean, apparently. (Yes I realize these are not the best pictures because of lighting, but they are accurate and untouched.)
When Stanley Steemer arrived, they quickly measured the areas I wanted clean and gave me a quote. At the last minute I decided to have them clean the master bath as well – my flooring pet peeve. (I have these textured white tiles that trap grime in the surface of the tiles – so annoying.) It was only $30 additional to do my bathroom, so I told them to go for it.
Since I had my baby girl home with me, we played in the other room while the cleaning team went to work. So I was oblivious to the whole process, but I was told that a lot of dirt came up in the process (which I assured was a good sign). I was also told that I would be able to feel a difference with my feet when walking bare foot, which I didn’t quite believe.
When I had a chance to inspect my floors and compare my before and after shots I was beyond thrilled with the results. WOW! What a difference. I was so excited, I knew my husband would be impressed.
Then I walked into the bathroom, I was floored! (Pun intended.) That is where the visible difference was astounding. (Please don’t say ewww out loud when you look at the before pictures. I swear the floors were clean.)
I can assure you that I won’t wait eight years to do this again. It was worth every penny. And guess what, you can totally feel a difference with your feet. It is really strange.
I couldn’t wrap this gift and put it under the Christmas tree, but I know he loves it.
Merry Christmas hubs!
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A gift card was provided to cover a portion of the cleaning, however, I happily paid for additional services. Gift cards for the winners are also provided by Stanley Steemer, however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.