Experts recommend thoroughly sealing your grout after any new tile work is done, but even those who have sealed it (or have had it done professionally) back when their floor, shower surround, or back splash is newly completed should have the grout sealed regularly especially after it is cleaned professionally at least once a year to keep that nice protective coating on your grout.Cleaning the tile and grout regularly really cuts down on maintenance and keeps it looking great for years to come.
What does sealed grout have over non sealed grout? Well, by not allowing moisture or dirt to penetrate the grout, it relegates these things to the surface, thereby protecting the look of your lines. In other words: white grout stays nice and clean and white. And any other colored grout looks as good as new (all while warding off mildew and other gross stains). And here is something that must be done every time you have the tile and grout cleaned. Sealing is not an option! The original sealant will be removed in the professional cleaning and must be applied again.
So if you want you tile and grout to maintain that "new look" year after year, then have it cleaned every year and seal it as well. It will be easier to maintain yourself and will avoid the unsightly appearance that would otherwise be a result of neglect. KleenSmart Carpet Cleaning in Long Beach Ca. 90803, also cleans tile and grout as well. We have special tools and equipment that will blast the dirt out of the grout lines and then we put a heavy duty sealer on afterwards. For expert tile cleaning call us at: 1-562-260-1326. And again, don't leave out the tile grout sealing, otherwise the job is half done. And a quick note about the sealing. This is a procedure best left to the professionals. They have the right sealer for your grout and the right tools to apply it properly. Some people in their quest to save a few bucks end up making a real mess with this and it really does not save you in the long run.