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Welcome

Welcome to DirtyGrout.com…  The Industry leading resource for all things related to the Stone, Tile and Grout Cleaning and Restoration Business.

Started in October 2003 by JohnRupich and CaryCassidy, our goal was to provide a place for people across the world to come together and learn how to start and grow a successful Stone, Tile and Grout Cleaning Business.

DirtyGrout.com has grown to over 2000 members and is the largest, original and leading online resource for the Stone, Tile and Grout Cleaning Industry.  Whether you are a beginner or an industry veteran, you will find amazing information, advice and resources right here.

We are more then the most comprehensive forum or message board in the industry.  We are an online magazine that provides articles written by some of the biggest leaders in the industry, interviews of fellow professionals, product reviews, helpful business tips and our very own Store where you can purchase marketing materials, forms, sales letters and a whole lot more.

If you are considering starting a Stone, Tile and Grout Cleaning Business or growing your existing business, we welcome you to look around, join our FREE forum, read through over 60,000 past posts, ask questions, or provide help to others.  We have the most focused forum with some of the most helpful and friendly members in any industry.

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Marketing Center

Marketing Resourse Center

Marketing Resourse Center

Dirtygrout.com has everything you need to market and grow your business. If you are looking for sales letters, invoice templates, post cleaning instructions, contracts, post cards, inspection forms, warranties, sample ads, and more, we have it!

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Tile and Grout 101

The Evolution of ColorSeal

The Evolution of ColorSeal

“Should we or shouldn’t we Color Seal?”

This question has been asked for years by and between service providers, installers, tile stores, interior decorators, customers and everyone else involved with tile & grout installation and/or maintenance.  However, not until recently has it been such a hot topic among the above groups.

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Stone Care 101

The Bare Truth about Stone  Impregnating-Sealers

The Bare Truth about Stone Impregnating-Sealers

An article by Maurizio Bertoli, Director of Education of the ITCS

The past 12 to 15 years witnessed the birth and phenomenal surge of a type of product for which nobody had ever felt the need for since mankind started to use stone, which means since the stone-age. All of a sudden, the last decade of the twentieth century brought about the awareness that, without it, we could no longer live. Read more

Articles

DirtyGrout Forums and TMF Unit!!

VIRGINIA BEACH JUNE 1ST, 2009; The Industry leading resource for all things related to the Carpet Cleaning, Stone, Tile and Grout Cleaning and Water/Fire Restoration Businesses.

Truck Mount Forums and Dirty Grout Forum, are excited to announce the affiliation of membership and resources. Dirty Grout is the fastest growing grout community in the Hard Surface Cleaning Industry and Truck Mount Forums is the fastest growing Carpet Cleaning & Water Restoration Forum in the industry. Both forums had around 2,300+ registered members and now combined both forums have a total of 4,600+ members each. Now united, TMF & DG offers their members a one stop shop for all things Tile and Grout, Carpet Cleaning, Water Restoration, Marketing, Articles, Ratings & Reviews, Photo/Video Galleries, Supplies, Blogs and even a arcade to give your mind a break. [Read more...]

June 4, 2009 | Leave a Comment


Stone Care

The Bare Truth about Stone Impregnating-Sealers

An article by Maurizio Bertoli, Director of Education of the ITCS

The past 12 to 15 years witnessed the birth and phenomenal surge of a type of product for which nobody had ever felt the need for since mankind started to use stone, which means since the stone-age. All of a sudden, the last decade of the twentieth century brought about the awareness that, without it, we could no longer live. [Read more...]

November 13, 2008 | Leave a Comment


Grout Cleaning

The Evolution of ColorSeal

“Should we or shouldn’t we Color Seal?”

This question has been asked for years by and between service providers, installers, tile stores, interior decorators, customers and everyone else involved with tile & grout installation and/or maintenance.  However, not until recently has it been such a hot topic among the above groups.

[Read more...]

November 25, 2008 | 2 Comments


Marketing

My Golden Referral List of 300

What is my Golden Referral List of 300?
My plan is to develop a List of 300 potential prospects that will refer my company to people they know. It is the cheapest form of advertising or rather marketing.  This list will consist of Tile stores, Tile contractors, Realtors, General Contractors, Property Managers, Plumbers, Bathtub refinishing companies, Maid services, etc.  I am figuring on the 80/20 Rule where 80% of my referrals will come from 20% of this list. So 60 of the 300 people on this list will give me 80% of the referrals coming in. [Read more...]

November 11, 2008 | Leave a Comment