Grouting

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

Regrout Wall Tile

Make your tile look new again. We show you the best ways to scrape out crumbling, stained grout with simple tools and without damaging the old tile. You can regrout quickly and easily and at little cost. We'll also include tips to help you avoid common mistakes

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…

  • Regrout Wall Tile

    Make your tile look new again. We show you the best ways to scrape out crumbling, stained grout with simple tools and without damaging the old…