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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What is the Best Grout for Your Job?

What is the Best Grout for Your Job?

If you are working on a tiling project in your home, picking the right grout is essential. It could be the difference between a job that looks great and stands up to the test of time as opposed to, well a job that has a sloppy look

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Re-grouting Your Tile to Update Your Rooms

Re-grouting Your Tile to Update Your Rooms

Homeowners may need to re-grout because their grout is damaged or cracking. In other cases, they may choose to re-grout to give their home a much-needed update. If you are looking to update your grout, here are some ways to approach re-grouting your tile to update your

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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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Can I Put New Grout Over Old Grout?

Can I Put New Grout Over Old Grout?

When you first put in new grout, it gives your fixtures a bright appearance that puts a smile on your face every time you look at it. But over time, grout can begin to look dingy. What’s more, if water or grit gets into the joints of

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Helpful Grouting Tips

Helpful Grouting Tips

If done correctly, grouting can give your tile a great look. The right tools and techniques will help you get results you can be proud of. This article will give you some grouting tips that will help you get an attractive and durable finished product. Let the

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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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