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How Much Does it Cost to Repair Tile in Chicago?

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Tile repair in Chicago can be a cumbersome task. While some homeowners tend to fix some issues with their tiles on their own, it can be a very messy and dirty job. Unless you just have to replace a tile or two, hiring a professional is still a good choice to save yourself from dealing with all the mess and effort of doing Chicago tire repair. Sometimes, you need to understand that the energy and effort that you have to exert is not worth the money that you are trying to save by doing it yourself. Some of the common tile damages that may require professional tile repair in Chicago include chipped and cracked tiles, damaged grout, and damaged tile caulking. Chipped or cracked tiles are usually caused by impact with heavy objects. This kind of tile damage usually requires replacement of the tile. Same goes if you have severely scratched tiles. A damaged grout is usually repaired by sealing it with grout sealers. Grout can be stained easily and is a good location for molds to develop. Keeping it clean always is the number one step to prevent it from being damaged. Like grout, caulking is a good spot for molds to develop. If damaged, caulking can let water leak into the walls. It is best to call a professional to do the repair and prevent further damage.

Fair price breakdown

The average cost of tile repair in Chicago is estimated to be $400 with most homeowners spending around $250 to $600. The Chicago tile repair cost can go as low as $110 and can rise significantly up to $900. There are different types of tile materials today and this can affect the cost of a tile repair in Chicago service. Ceramic tiles are the most affordable tiles to repair while natural stone can be a lot costlier. Another factor that can affect the cost of your Chicago tile repair is the size of the area affected by the damage. This cost is determined by the number of tiles needed to replace all the damaged tiles. The cost of repair can be relatively low if you have spare tiles to use from the installation. However, it can become very expensive if you do not have spare tiles or the type of tile that you have is no longer available. This can affect the cost of repair because you will be forced to replace all the tiles.

Estimated final cost for tile repair

Item Quantity Fair Price
Tile Repair Labor 3.5 Hours $185.88
Tile Repair Job Materials and Supplies 1 Repair $42.09
Tile Repair Equipment Allowance $47.35
Totals - Cost to Repair Tiling - 1 Repair $275.31
Average Cost Per Repair $275.31

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The cost of tile repair in Chicago, if you are dealing with a grout problem, is very affordable. However, it can be time consuming and requires substantial effort. If you want to save costs on expensive future tile repair in Chicago services, make sure that you protect your tile by having it sealed after repair. Make sure that you put mats on areas of your tiles that endure the most foot traffic and always keep your tiles clean by wiping them with mild bleach and water.

Cook County Tile Repair FAQ

Tiles have some sort of glass seal protector on their surface. If it is badly scratched or if it has minor cracks, water will pass through these openings and penetrate through walls or beneath the flooring. This can be very damaging and the trapped moisture may cause mold and mildews to develop in your home.

Put a drop of water on your grout and let it sit there for a couple of minutes. Afterwards, wipe it off with a dry towel. If the water droplet creates a wet or dark mark on your grout, then it is not sealed correctly.

Sprinkle the tiles with water. If they are sealed, you will see that the water will form water beads on the surface of your tiles.

Last Updated: Aug 10, 2020

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    Artistic Tile

    Rating: 59
    222 Merchandise Mart Plz. 
    ChicagoIL  60654
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    Acorn Tile Co

    Rating: 63
    3841 W Devon Ave. 
    ChicagoIL  60659
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    Ann Sacks Tile & Stone

    Rating: 58
    501 N Wells St. 
    ChicagoIL  60654
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    Rating: 74
    2841 W ARTHUR UNIT 2. 
    ChicagoIL  60645
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    A-American Custom Flooring

    Rating: 65
    3221 W Irving Park Rd. 
    ChicagoIL  60618
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    Andy Oncall Chicago

    Rating: 66
    ChicagoIL  60601