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bahop

03:19AM | 03/12/03
Member Since: 03/11/03
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I recently tiled & grouted a shower floor. small sections of the grout turn darker when water is run. I have sealed the perimeter w/ silicone & the grout w/ impregnator, but am assuming that water is still getting under or in the grout somehow. most of the sections are along the walls but several are around or near the drain. in some sections I can see small cracks in the grout. (maybe dried too fast?) can I re-grout just those sections w/out re-doing ALL the grout???

Frank B

03:55AM | 03/12/03
Member Since: 03/09/03
32 lifetime posts
Hi,
If the grout is cracking you mixed it too "wet" grout should always be as stiff as possible so you applying the least amount of water therefore applying more sanded grout.. or whatever your using..

as far as the discoloration goes I wouldn't get too upset with the grout getting wet, that's why you put it there in the first place it will act as a barrier.. but you should seal the area with a top quality sealer...if your worried about any leaks...

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