Grouting Tips and Techniques

Finish your new tile project with a professional quality grout job

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Caulk gun
  • Bucket
  • Grout float
  • Stiff putty knife
  • Shop vacuum
  • Utility knife
  • Margin trowel

You'll also need a tiling sponge and a microfiber towel.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Grout
  • Masking tape
  • Caulk, colored to match grout