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Unread 05-16-2007, 03:34 PM   #1
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white tile and white grout not working for me?

Hi all,
Well thanks to your help, we successfully installed white tile in our old bathroom. It looked great for a week. My husband sealed the grout (white), but whatever he used did not work.

Now my grout is gross and uneven. I just got off my hands and knees from scrubbing every single grout line w/ bleach/water mixture. It's still dirty.

So I assume we have to remove the grout and start new? Do I try white grout again w/ a different sealer (please tell me the brand)?
OR do I just have my husband put down darker grout that won't stain?

What do you think?

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Unread 05-16-2007, 06:16 PM   #2
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If the bleach water got rid of the (stain) it was probably mildew, sealers won't stop it,but a lot of grout has a mildewcide component to them, i would use one of those,i believe zinc is involved.I wonder why you would have mildew so fast?
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Unread 05-17-2007, 10:27 AM   #3
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the bleach water didn't get rid of the stain.
I guess I wasn't clear. It's still dirty and uneven. What do I do?
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Unread 05-21-2007, 09:14 PM   #4
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Hi there,
I'd go with a grey grout on the lighter side,like delorean grey from Accucolor.
It will stay cleaner looking much longer than the white.
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