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

  1. 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 start over, try this quick fix.

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  1. How to Remove Grout

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    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 fitting it with a diamond blade.

  2. Grouting Tile Floors: Porous and Uneven Tiles

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    To avoid grout stains, natural stone tiles—especially rough, porous materials like slate—need a generous coating of grout release and special grout application techniques.

  3. Tips for Removing Grout

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

  4. Matching Grout Colors and Caulk Colors

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    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

  5. Our Best Grouting Tips

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    Learn to use the right tools and materials for successful grouting on any tile job. A proper grout mix and application technique will give your tile work a great look that will last. Along the way we'll show you how to avoid the pitfalls that lead to grouting disasters.

  6. Regrout Wall Tile

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    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

  7. Grouting Tips and Techniques

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

  8. How to Remove Grout Haze From Stone Tile

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

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