Grouting

Learn tips and grouting techniques to remove, repair and match grout.

Matching Grout Colors and Caulk Colors

Can't find a caulk color to match your grout? Here's how to custom mix your own caulk so it's a "dead-on" match

Grouting projects

  • How to Remove Grout

    Solve the problem of how to remove grout quickly and without a lot of dust by adding a water spraying attachment to your oscillating tool and…

  • Tips for Removing Grout

    Simplify ceramic tile grout removal by using a carbide-grit blade in a reciprocating saw or an oscillating tool. Both speed up this tough,…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Grouting Tips and Techniques

    Master these simple professional grouting skills for durable, good-looking grout lines and a more attractive tiling job.

  • Grouting Tile Floors: Porous and Uneven Tiles

    To avoid grout stains, natural stone tiles—especially rough, porous materials like slate—need a generous coating of grout release…

  • How to Whiten Grimy Grout

    If your tile grout is dirty and stained but still sound, consider whitening the grimy grout with colorant. It's an easy, inexpensive four-step…

  • How to Grout Tile

    Grouting can make or break your tile job. The Family Handyman editor, Dean Sorem, shows you how to get a great looking tile job without any…

  • How to Remove Grout Haze From Stone Tile

    Apply a haze remover to clean off the film left from grouting porous stone tile. Prevent the haze problem with grout release, applied before…

  • Matching Grout Colors and Caulk Colors

    Can't find a caulk color to match your grout? Here's how to custom mix your own caulk so it's a "dead-on" match

  • How to Repair Grout That's Cracking

    Is the grout between your floor tiles cracking or, worse, crumbling away? There are a few probable causes, but before you tear up the tile and…