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We provide professional DIY tips and techniques for cleaning, sealing and restoring all types of tile, grout and stone. The North American Tile Cleaning Organization's website is operated by tile and grout cleaning professionals. We have years of experience cleaning, sealing and restoring all types of tile grout and stone. We provide our experience with unique insights to help you make wise decisions about cleaning and restoring tile and grout.
Our website is designed to give professional advise for DIYers and contractors alike. Our professional tips and advice can save you a lot of time, money and frustration when cleaning, sealing and restoring your tile, grout and stone. Many industrious DIYers can clean, seal and restore their tile and grout themselves with some knowledge and hard work. This can save you some time and money and give you the satisfaction of doing the job yourself.
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We review the most popular consumer and professional grade sealers to help you choose the best grout sealer.Read more»
Grout is extremely porous and needs to be sealed and re-sealed on a periodic basis.Read more»
Regrouting a shower is often the only way to prevent water and mold from getting into the walls of your home.Read more»
For extremely dirty and stained grout the best option for restoring the grout is to paint the grout lines.Read more»
Sealing and preserving granite countertops is important for keeping them looking beautiful and stain free.Read more»
Travertine tiles have many holes and voids that can be filled with a travertine filler or by simply using sanded grout.Read more»
Properly grouting a tile floor will ensure that the grout is strong and has an even and uniform color.Read more»
Limestone requires regular cleaning and maintenance to keep them looking clean and sanitary.Read more»
Caulking around the base of a toilet is important to keep your bathroom floor clean and sanitary.Read more»
Use soft scrub pads and non abrasive cleaners to avoid scratching your glass shower blocks when cleaning them.Read more»
Porcelain tiles are often porous non glazed tiles that require specialized cleaning products and procedures.Read more»
Mosaic tiles surrounded with discolored grout can ruin the look of the otherwise beautiful mosaic tile installation.Read more»
Soap scum and hard water deposits need to be removed to keep your travertine shower looking clean.Read more»
The Fein Supercut is the top or the line multimaster type of oscillating tool manufactured by Fein.Read more»
Stone sealers come in many formulas and they vary in how good they protect your natural stone tiles.Read more»
Due to Saltillo tiles being extremely porous it is best to seal them with a topical glossy sealer.Read more»
Soap dishes can break loose and fall so it is important to properly reinstall them when they become loose.Read more»
Only use a properly matching caulk color and a thin grout bead when recaulking a granite countertop.Read more»
Non-slip tile floor treatments can protect your home or business from people slipping on your tile floor.Read more»
Dirty and dingy shower grout can be made to look new again when you colorseal the grout.Read more»
Sealing ceramic and porcelain tile floors with a glossy sealer can give the tiles and grout a glossy or matte sheen.Read more»
Replacing broken and cracked shower tiles will keep your tile shower from leaking and damaging your home.Read more»
Concrete countertops can develop etch marks and blemishes over time and need to be polished and restored.Read more»
Over time cheap grout colorants chip and flake away and should be replaced with a quality grout colorant.Read more»
Bathtubs can accumulate lots of soap scum that can be extremely difficult to clean and remove.Read more»
Fiberglass shower pans require powerful soap scum removers to get them looking new again.Read more»
There are various sealers and sealing options available for sealing the porous slate tiles.Read more»
Travertine tile floors can become stained and dull looking if they have not been regularly sealed and maintained.Read more»
Many floors need to be leveled with a self leveling compound before tiling to keep the tile installation level and true.Read more»
Epoxy grouts are superior to cement based grouts but there are many types of epoxy grouts to choose from.Read more»
Topical sealers on Saltillo tiles will get dirty and dull over time and this sealer needs to be periodically stripped.Read more»
Caulk is the last line of defense to prevent water from getting from getting into your walls in a tile shower.Read more»