Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile

Welcome to John Bridge / Tile Your World, the friendliest DIY Forum on the Internet


Advertiser Directory
JohnBridge.com Home
Buy John Bridge's Books

Go Back   Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile > Tile & Stone Forums > Tile Forum/Advice Board

Sponsors


Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Unread 12-06-2022, 08:36 AM   #1
Mikeltee
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Posts: 23
Grout in bottom of sponge bucket usability

I have an edge that's a little too wide that trim won't cover it and I dont want to use shoe molding. Its about 1/8" that will be visible when i put the trim on. I am considering filling the void with the "grout" that is in the bottom of my sponge bucket. I'm sure you pros don't have much in your buckets, but I am no pro therefor have a significant amount each time I empty a bucket. If I use it will it eventually harden? The grout is Mapai Flexcolor CQ premix.
__________________
Mike
Mikeltee is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Unread 12-06-2022, 09:21 AM   #2
Just In Tile LLC
Registered User
 
Just In Tile LLC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Palestine, Texas
Posts: 1,711
Hey Mike, are you referring to the wash bucket or the bucket the grout came in?

My initial gut reaction to your question is if you're referring to the grout in your wash bucket the answer would be a most definite no. If you're referring to the original bucket I would say sounds good!
__________________
Justin
"Being world class means knowing you're good, but never satisfied you're good enough"
Just In Tile LLC is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-06-2022, 09:30 AM   #3
John Bridge
Mudmeister
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Rosanky, Texas
Posts: 68,819
Send a message via AIM to John Bridge
Hi Mike,

Sounds to me like you'll need some matching caulking.
John Bridge is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-06-2022, 10:28 AM   #4
Mikeltee
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Posts: 23
Yes, I was referring to the wash bucket. I was just wondering. I appreciate it!
__________________
Mike
Mikeltee is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-06-2022, 02:51 PM   #5
jadnashua
Veteran DIYer- Schluterville Graduate

STAR Senior Contributor

 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Nashua, NH
Posts: 15,190
What's in the bucket is a mix of excess water, cement, aggregate (often fine sand), and pigments. The cement could easily already be at least partially cured, and the mix of the rest of the components would be unlikely to result in the right color or texture, or likely even properly cure. The proportions would likely be way off, and it might just end up a weak slush if you tried to retrieve it from the bucket. It can be enough of a mess, so don't dump it down a drain, though! More than one person learned that lesson way too late.
__________________
Jim DeBruycker
Not a pro, multiple Schluter Workshops (Schluterville and 2013 and 2014 at Schluter Headquarters), Mapei Training 2014, Laticrete Workshop 2014, Custom Building Products Workshop 2015, and Longtime Forum Participant.
jadnashua is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Stonetooling.com   Tile-Assn.com   National Gypsum Permabase


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
grout dried before i could sponge it, pics inside Wings Weatherley Tile Forum/Advice Board 3 09-21-2015 09:43 PM
Interesting bucket holder tool- Bucket Brake Plus LAN1870 Professionals' Hangout 18 03-21-2010 11:18 AM
Grout/Damp Cure/Sponge aluchkovsky Tile Forum/Advice Board 30 03-29-2005 10:50 AM
epoxy grout sponge Bri Professionals' Hangout 15 07-27-2003 07:22 AM
Grout sponge eating tile LDavis Professionals' Hangout 22 06-15-2001 09:38 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:35 PM.


Sponsors

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2018 John Bridge & Associates, LLC