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Unread 07-29-2020, 06:52 PM   #1
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Grout. Problem

What do you guys think is going in here it's supposed to be silver bullet



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Unread 07-29-2020, 07:09 PM   #2
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What are we looking at, Nick?
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Unread 07-29-2020, 07:11 PM   #3
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The white stuff in the grout lines looks like dirt but it's not does anyone have a suggestion on how to clean grout lines on marble floor

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Unread 07-29-2020, 07:21 PM   #4
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I was reading it could possibly be efflorescence

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Unread 07-29-2020, 07:58 PM   #5
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It's supposed to look like this

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Unread 07-29-2020, 09:58 PM   #6
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A little more information will probably help.

Tell us what the application is, i.e. shower floor, just outside the shower, kitchen, etc.

What is the brand name on the grout? I think you mentioned the color, but that was all.

Are you cleaning it with any chemicals?

Anything you can offer about how you mixed and applied it.
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Unread 07-30-2020, 07:35 AM   #7
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This isy bathroom floor out side the shower.

I didn't put it down my tile installer did.

My wife tells me she uses simple green marble cleaner.

I have to check on manufacturer when I get home

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Unread 07-30-2020, 08:19 AM   #8
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Judging by the pattern, that is most likely efflorescence.
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Any way to get rid of it or do I need a regrout

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For it to be a continuing problem it has to be fed moisture. You have an idea where that is coming from? Difficult to rid yourself of the problem after the fact otherwise.
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Only thing I can think of it when we get out of the shower the rug gets a bit wet those tiles are under the rug

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I've sinced moved the rug and jsut dry the area right away

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light colour grout on the floor isnt a good idea
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