Colorseal FAQ: Q.What is “colorsealed” grout and why do I want it? Colorsealed grout not only looks new but resists stains better than clear sealed grout. Grout that has been cleaned with harsh cleaners can become blotchy and ugly. Colorsealing will make it look like new again. Sometimes high contrast grout colors make a room appear small especially with small tiles. Colorsealing witha neutral color can make the tile seem larger and eliminate the picture framing effect. Q. How soon after the Colorseal has been applied can we walk on the tile floor? A. The grout is ready for normal traffic about 30 minutes after the completed application but can be walked on immediately. Q. What are the main advantages of getting my grout colorsealed? A. While a normal clear sealer can help to protect grout lines from stains a colorseal application can truly make your grout lines stain proof. A colorseal will seal your grout and make it waterproof and stain proof. Also, any dirt and spills on a colorsealed floor can be cleaned up with ease, making a colorsealed floor much easier to maintain. Q. What type of grout can you Colorseal? A. We primarily colorseal grout lines of interior and exterior ceramic and porcelain tile installations. However we can also colorseal grout lines of natural stone if the stone is sealed. Q. How is the colorsealer applied? A. First, the floor is professionally cleaned, neutralized, and fully dried. Then, the sealer is applied using professional equipment and allowed to soak into the grout. Finally, the excess sealer is removed from the surface and allowed to dry. The entire floor is cleaned and buffed using our floor machine to remove any haze. Q. Why is it necessary for a professional to apply sealer? Can’t I do it myself? A. Our professionals have the training, experience, tools, and a wide variety of professional sealers. Professional application ensures complete protection for the entire surface of the floor. Proper colorsealing is an art that is learned through training and practice. It is difficult to master in one attempt. Q. What do sealers protect against? A. Our colorsealer repels water-based and oil-based liquids, prevents stains caused by most food and beverages; and protects the surface from dirt and impurities. It also contains agents to reduce mildew and bacteria. Q. How long does Colorseal Protection last? A. If the tile and grout are maintained properly, the protection will last as long as your tile floor is in place. Q. Do you offer a warranty? A. We guarantee all of our colorseal applications for 2 years against any defects in materials and/or craftsmanship. Our warranty on residential colorseal can be extended to 15 years. Q. Can you match any grout color? A. Our colorseal can match nearly every grout manufacturer’s color palate and you can choose virtually any color you like. Q. What does a colorseal floor look like? A. The grout will look like new. Call us today. We will show you a sample of a tile floor that has been colorsealed and you can see for yourself how beautiful and maintenance free a colorsealed tile floor can be. Q. My grout is discolored and stained. Do i need to regrout to make my grout look new or can you just colorseal it? A. Our colorseal process can be applied over your existing grout as long as it is mechanically sound. If your grout has been stained and discolored, it’s not necessary to re-grout to get that new look again. For a fraction of the cost of re-grouting, we can apply colorseal and make your grout look new again.