The plumbing fixture in my recently tiled shower stall sprung a leak behind the wall, causing the grout lines in the bottom row of tile to become wet and darken. Water from the leak must have gotten in between the tile and cement board. The leak has been repaired about a week now, but the grout lines are still wet and dark. Will it ever dry out and return to normal?
Probably not! What happened is that water got into the grout which caused the grout to discolor. This is a very common problem with grout that is not properly sealed...though in your case, there was probably nothing you could have done about it. Sorry!
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