Changing the Color of Grout Without Removing It

Changing the Color of Grout Without Removing It

One of the latest trends in home décor is colored grout. Grout can be colored the same color as your tile to provide a monotone look or you can add a color that provides a stunning contrast to make your tile pop. If you like the colored

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Tips on Cleaning Your Grout and Tile

Tips on Cleaning Your Grout and Tile

Many people have ceramic tile countertops in their kitchens. When these countertops get dirty, they can produce a grimy appearance. What’s more, bacteria and microorganisms can get in the grout making for unsafe food conditions. While many wipe down their countertops on a regular basis, a deep cleaning

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Preventing and Repairing Mismatched Grout

Preventing and Repairing Mismatched Grout

Have you ever looked at your grout and noticed it was different colors? If so, it’s likely you weren’t pleased with what you saw. Mismatched grout is commonly caused by uneven drying which is due to improper cement hydration. It’s considered a manufacturing defect. Regardless of what

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How To Prevent Sealer Haze

How To Prevent Sealer Haze

A sealant is put over grout to keep water and oil from getting into pores and capillaries. However, in some cases there can be something that prevents the sealer from fully penetrating the surface. The cause of this can be previous sealer applications. When the sealant is

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Sanded Grout vs. Unsanded Grout

Sanded Grout vs. Unsanded Grout

Grout is the material that goes between tiles to fill gaps and ensure the structural integrity of the project. It is also quite visible working on both a functional and aesthetic level. When purchasing grout, you will have to choose between sanded grout vs. unsanded grout options.

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Most Common Causes of Grout Damage

Most Common Causes of Grout Damage

Not only is grout necessary in securing the tiling in your home, it is also establishing itself as a decorative element as new colors are being released to bring an updated look to your rooms. But over time, grout can begin to crack and crumble detracting from the aesthetic appeal of your home and compromising the staying power of your tiles.

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Which Grout is Right for Your Home?

Which Grout is Right for Your Home?

Grout is a thick paste that can be used in various applications. It can fill gaps; it can be used to reinforce structures and it is commonly used to fill cracks between tiles. Most grout is cement based. However, even though this type of grout is popular, it

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Beautify Indoors or Outdoors with Stone and Grout

Beautify Indoors or Outdoors with Stone and Grout

Stone makes a gorgeous look for indoor or outdoor flooring or for an accent wall. Your professional installer will take a different tack to installing it though than you may have observed when watching tile installed. Installation Differences The similarity to the processes of grouting tile and

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