Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile

Welcome to John Bridge / Tile Your World, the friendliest DIY Forum on the Internet


Advertiser Directory
JohnBridge.com Home
Buy John Bridge's Books

Go Back   Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile > Tile & Stone Forums > Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing

Sponsors


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-18-2018, 06:02 AM   #1
Big Taco
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2016
Posts: 3
Marble re grout question

hey guys, forgive me if this has been addressed already. I have a bathroom floor that has 1" hexagon Carrera marble. It was originally grouted with sanded grout. The contractor sealed the tile and grout while the grout was dirty. It was then gone over with non sanded, which was my mistake. Grouts don't match up. Is there anything I can use to remove the non sanded grout and some of the original grout, so I can re grout without replacing the floor? I've tried grout haze remover, nano scrub, etc. Didn't do anything.

What will happen if I use sulfamic acid? It is polished.

Thanks in advance.
__________________
Jeff
Big Taco is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 01-18-2018, 09:43 AM   #2
Houston Remodeler
Pondering retirement daily

STAR Senior Contributor

 
Houston Remodeler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Houston Texas
Posts: 27,622
Jeff,

Keep any and all acids away from the marble as they will permanently etch the marble making it dull.

The only way to remove the grout is to scrape /grind it from between the tiles.

You'll need something like a carbide dental drill and tons of patience.

I'd start by emptying the cuss jar.
__________________
Paul1

For when DIY isn't such a good idea...
Houston TX area Kitchen & Bath Remodeling


http://CabotAndRowe.com
Houston Remodeler is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Stonetooling.com   Tile-Assn.com   National Gypsum Permabase


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Polished marble and epoxy grout question chriswall Tile Forum/Advice Board 7 04-21-2017 01:08 PM
circle marble tile grout question HeatherG Tile Forum/Advice Board 14 02-02-2011 08:35 AM
botticino tumbled marble grout question tunafish Tile Forum/Advice Board 6 03-02-2006 11:15 AM
Question RE using Teflon-treated grout with marble: missmarble Tile Forum/Advice Board 3 08-17-2005 05:38 AM
Question regarding cleaning grout and marble in shower LoriE Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 2 04-07-2005 07:16 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:05 PM.


Sponsors

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2014 John Bridge & Associates, LLC