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Unread 09-04-2011, 09:09 AM   #1
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Nylon Brushes ???

Does anybody know where I can buy nylon brushes in bulk for cleaning thinset out of the grout lines ? I'm tired of buying the small packs of three for $5.00 and think buying them buy bulk would be cheaper in the long run...Thanks in advance for your help.

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Unread 09-04-2011, 01:14 PM   #2
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I don't know where you would buy in bulk, but why are you using so many? I've been using the same two for several years...
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The olny ones I can find down here are junk...What are you using ? Let me find out !!!
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what type of nylon brushes are you talking about and why are you "brushing" thinset out of your joints ?
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Try www.Mcmaster.com.

Search hand brushes. They have a huge selection.

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Brushing thinset out of the joint?

For the occasional grout joint clean out, I use a sponge cut in half at an angle. Gives a nice point to clean out even very narrow joints.
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I did learn back in the day when setting mosaic in fresh mud or even thin mosaic
or glass you can use a brush and a bucket of water to wash the thinset out.
but on regular tile I dont have that problem with the proper trowel.
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Mine came from Lowes and I guess they have lasted because they don't get used much. Like Greg, a sponge does most of the work and the brush only sees action with very tight joints. I general I don't need to clean thin set out of the joints...
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I use a toothbrush for cleaning out the joints, then wipe with a sponge. Get them at the dollar store. They cost " One Dollar "
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