View Full Version : Coloring slear silicone with grout
05-02-2012, 11:10 AM
Any thoughts on just mixing some of my grout powder into clear silicone to get a color match? Will it work? Will it adversely effect the adhesive properties and flexibility? I can get exact color match sanded caulk for my grout but it's $15 a tube and it isn't silicone so I don't want it. This is for a shower BTW. will use along the corners, and where wall meets acrylic base.
05-02-2012, 11:18 AM
carter..dont think you could mix enough to get the color you want and stiil have the silicone adhere properly..you may be able to dust the bead. try a small spot and see how it goes.
05-02-2012, 11:56 AM
I used these guys:
They were great and so is their product. Comes sanded or unsanded and matched perfectly. I think it was about $15 per tube, but 100% silicone.
05-02-2012, 11:58 AM
EarthMaster (http://www.earthmasterproducts.com/)makes a caulk specifically to be mixed with your grout for a perfect match every time.
05-02-2012, 12:10 PM
hmm, that Earth master just looks like it's a tube of silicone that comes with a plastic bag and measuring cup. Nothing special. If that works, why wouldn't just any 100% silicone work? I'll test it out and see.
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