Tile cleaning is the process of removing dirt from the surface of your tiles while also keeping them polished to give your pool a radiant appearance. There is much more to tile cleaning than clearing the surface of the tile itself, as the tiles may also need to be scrubbed and the grout in between them cleaned as well. Most tiles could also use intense acid cleaning or bleaching methods in order to bring them back to their shining appearance if older or more worn.
Tile cleaning is done one of two ways and is dependent on whether or not your pool has water in it. If we’re cleaning your pool tiles while your pool has been drained, then we’ll likely result to more heavy duty cleaning techniques and solutions. If tile cleaning is done while water is still filled in the pool, the method used involved a scrubbing brush and some lighter solutions that won’t necessarily harm the water, once completed. If your tile has moss or dirt accumulating on its crevices or near the top of your deck, we’ll use thorough techniques to remove the debris and keep your pool looking refreshed.
When we clean your tile’s grout, we do so with a specialize grout cleaner that is able to get in between the pores of your grout material and remove bacteria and debris. If your tiles are being cleaned while the pool is still filled with water, we’ll have to opt for scrubbing techniques using a specialized brush with bristles that can reach to both the bottom of the pool and in between the tiles of it into the grout. The scrubbing technique is needed to remove discoloration, dirt buildup, and even mold, mildew, or moss, which can sometimes accumulate into the grout and onto the surface of the tiles.
Has one or more of your pool tiles fallen out of place? Become cracked or damaged during use? If so, it’s probably time for tile repairs. Tile repairs can be done to either fix existing tiles that are still salvageable or to fill in gaps with excess tiles where older ones have fallen out. If your pool has a particular design or colored tiles, then losing or missing one is more noticeable than not. To avoid having a tile shatter in the water and swimmers step on sharp edges, it’s best to have cracked or damaged tiles removed immediately to avoid the painful discovery.
Once your tiles have been cleaned, it’s a good idea to consider sealing them. Using a protective sealant, we can coat them with a solution that helps protect them for future use and makes cleaning them easier than before. This is often recommended for older tiles where you want to extend their lifespan and prevent future damages or scratches on their surface. Tile sealing can be done on new or older tiles, or for whichever ones you want to further preserve.