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Old 07-30-2008, 07:10 PM   #1
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What kind of Grout For Shower

I am almost finished installing the tile in my shower and thinking about grout. After many searches on this fourm I am going to ask. What is the best grout for a shower. I am planning on using customs polyblend grout from home depot. I used the sanded earth color for my floor and plan to use the same color for my shower. (1/8" grout lines) What I am not clear on is sanded vs non sanded and epoxy grout.

1. Is sanded grout suitable for shower floors and walls.
2. If so what is the best sealer to use on it.
3. If sanded grout is not suitable, non sanded or epoxy?
4. What is the best sealer for non sanded grout?
5. If sanded and non sanded are not suitable what kind of epoxy?

Alright, any help is appreciated.
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Old 07-30-2008, 07:18 PM   #2
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Chad,

You have a bunch of open threads on this same project. Please keep all of your questions in one thread to make your project easier to follow.

1/8" grout line sanded or unsanded? Your call.
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Old 07-30-2008, 07:33 PM   #3
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sanded is the way to go- much more durable
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Quote:
1. Is sanded grout suitable for shower floors and walls.
2. If so what is the best sealer to use on it.
3. If sanded grout is not suitable, non sanded or epoxy?
4. What is the best sealer for non sanded grout?
5. If sanded and non sanded are not suitable what kind of epoxy?
1) sanded is used for floors.
2) AquaMix, StoneTech Pro 0r Miracle511
3) epoxy is more durable and less maintenance then sanded.
4) Un sanded grout is for smaller joints usually on wall tile and same sealer is fine.
5) Spectralock Pro from Laticrete is a good epoxy grout.
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