Learn tips and grouting techniques to remove, repair and match grout.
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 fitting it with a diamond blade.
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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 and special grout application techniques.
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, tedious chore.
Our Best Grouting Tips
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.
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
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 Tips and Techniques
Master these simple professional grouting skills for durable, good-looking grout lines and a more attractive tiling job.
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 grouting. Leftover grout haze can be difficult to remove.
How to Regrout Bathroom Tile: Fixing Bathroom Walls
Replace grungy, eroded grout in your shower. Simplify the tough grout removal part with an inexpensive power grinder. It speeds up the job so you can move on the easier parts, regrouting and polishing the tile.