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Unread 02-13-2005, 10:06 PM   #1
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StoneTech Grout Sealer For Ceramic Tile

I have a qt. of StoneTech Grout Sealer For Ceramic Tile that I plan to use in my almost completed bath room-shower walls and floor. I find the instructions a bit lacking for its application.

Should I apply the sealer only to the grout lines? Or should I apply it to the entire porcelain tile/grout surface? If the sealer gets on the tile surface, will there be a problem with a visible film?

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Unread 02-13-2005, 10:28 PM   #2
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Hi Wray, I like to use a 2 in brush about a 1/4 wide, then apply it to the grout lines. You'll get some on the tile just keep a rolll of paper towels near and wipe after it sets for about 3 to 5 min. Then take a clean towel and go over the whole thing when your done.
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Unread 02-13-2005, 11:08 PM   #3
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First, be sure you wait a minimum of three days after grouting before applying the sealer. Longer is better.

Apply as mike said. You can use anything you want to apply it, but I like a brush. Brush it on the grout joints liberally, wipe it off the tiles, wait 5 - 15 minutes for it to soak in, brush it on again, wipe if needed, wait again, wipe it all off the tiles. If any should have dried on the tile surface, dampen a rag with the sealer and rub the area with that, then wipe clean with a clean, dry cloth. Object is to get plenty on the grout lines and little or none on the tile. Keep it off the baseboards and such, too.

Cures in 24 - 48 hours. Don't even think about walking on it for at least 4 hours, and be really careful if you gotta do that.

As with any such product, it's best to test it on an inconspicuous area and wait 24 hours for the result.
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Thanks, Guys.

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