Should you seal floor tile grout?

Answer On One Hand: Sealing Grout is BeneficialApplying a sealer to the grout of floor tiles protects against spills or dirt accumulation that stain the grout. It also helps the grout retain its color bec... Read More »

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How long should you let floor tile grout cure before you seal it?

This Old House Magazine's website recommends waiting at least 48 hours for grout to dry and cure before sealing it. Sealing grout helps to prevent stains and keeps it from retaining moisture.Refere... Read More »

How do I clean and seal old grout in tile floor?

CleaningMix a solution of oxygen bleach product with warm water according to the directions. Oxygen bleach is an environmentally friendly alternative to chlorine bleach. Apply the mixture to the li... Read More »

How high should the grout line be on floor tile?

On One Hand: Make it FullTilers want grout to be as "full" as possible in between the tiles on a floor or wall. A full grout line is nearly level with the floor. This creates a complete, connected ... Read More »

How long should you let floor tile grout cure before sealing?

Tile grout must dry and cure overnight before sealing. The directions on the package of grout or grout mix may include a specific time. In general, your floor grout should be dry in eight to 12 hou... Read More »