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Unread 02-20-2016, 04:27 PM   #1
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Which grout coloring sealer do you recommend? "Grout Renew","Grout Refresh", or ?

Hello everyone. I want to use one of those grout sealers that can change the color of grout and would love recommendations. I've looked online for reviews of various products and they seem to have mixed reviews. Which ones are your favorites for a coloring sealer? I want to make sure that it will hold up well.

I want to reseal and improve the color of the grout in my 1980's bathroom. The grout was either originally bone colored or white that has gone dingy. I would like to change the color of the grout to white to improve the appearance until we can afford to remodel the whole bathroom (which may never happen while we live here, unfortunately, with this economy!)

The bone and white colored mosaic floor tiles have 1/8" sanded grout joints and the bone colored wall tiles are the old standard 4x4's with unsanded 1/6" grout joints. There is no tile in the shower, so we don't have to worry about that.*

I did recently use the Rejuvenate tile and grout cleaner that supposedly has a bio-enzymatic something or other in it. (It actually did work amazingly well, but the grout is still not white, so maybe it was originally bone colored?) I hope this kind of product wouldn't interfere with the sealer.

Thanks for any help and advice you can give.

*We have not sealed the grout since we bought the home 20 years ago (The original tiled shower had been installed directly over regular drywall (!!) and failed years ago (maybe it would have lasted if we had sealed the grout?) and has been since replaced with an acrylic shower.)
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Depending on how much grout you have to stain, you may find it better to remove what's there and regrout with a better quality grout.

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