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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-06-2005, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By KingsCup
$100 of grout sealant for a 5ft x 5ft shower. When does this end

Applied the first $7 bottle of grout sealant (TileLab) a little while back. I liked it better than the AquaMix as it seemed more viscous, more inclined to stay over the grout so maybe more likely to...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 08-02-2005, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,924
Posted By KingsCup
Wet and Dry. Sure looks like I need more sealer,...

Wet and Dry. Sure looks like I need more sealer, eh?

Thanks for any advice, regards, John
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-31-2005, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,924
Posted By KingsCup
I'll take some photos later this afternoon....

I'll take some photos later this afternoon. Interesting idea about the water coming up from below? Although not particularly heartwarming
That would mean having to do it all agan, right? :twitch:
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Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-31-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,924
Posted By KingsCup
Grout dark when wet

To clean up some old cracked grout, I mixed a batch of new grout that I thought to be the same colour and laid the grout down. Looks great. I let it completely dry out and the colour of the new...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-07-2004, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,742
Posted By KingsCup
Sucess

Chisel worked pretty well to get the kling-ons, but to be honest I just got bored removing the grout. So I inserted the caulk. Looks stunning -- you can barely see where I've scratched the tiles :-)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-04-2004, 12:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,742
Posted By KingsCup
Bought a "bit" for a dremel. Didn't buy a dremel....

Bought a "bit" for a dremel. Didn't buy a dremel. Thought just using a carbide mill in a regular drill would do the trick for the grout. This is the best yet, but still a long way to go. What is this...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2004, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,742
Posted By KingsCup
The cracks were 1 or 2mm. The grout itself was...

The cracks were 1 or 2mm. The grout itself was between 1/8" and 1/4" and about 1/4" deep. The gap I have made is at least 1/8" everywhere. In some places I've got it almost all out and even chiselled...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2004, 12:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,742
Posted By KingsCup
With my new grout saw from Home Depot I headed...

With my new grout saw from Home Depot I headed back to the shower wth great enthusiasm. About 3 hrs later I began to worry I was the victim of some tilers fraternity gag: "Hey, lets make him get rid...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-24-2004, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,742
Posted By KingsCup
It's the grout I'm having a tough time with. Even...

It's the grout I'm having a tough time with. Even though it is cracked because of the wall movement, it is very, very, very enthusiastically stuck to the tile.

Compression with a screwdriver to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-23-2004, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,742
Posted By KingsCup
My knuckles are ripped and my fingers sore. I'm...

My knuckles are ripped and my fingers sore. I'm thinking I'm doing something wrong trying to get the grout out of the corners. The razor blade wasn't doing much, a screwdriver did a lot better, but...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-22-2004, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,742
Posted By KingsCup
We must have had the same Houston builder... I...

We must have had the same Houston builder... I have the same thin caulk hiding, and almost sealing, cracked grouting underneath. The builder did use silicone caulk and the fact that it rips right-off...
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