COMMUNITY FORUM

Amandack

10:14PM | 08/06/07
Member Since: 08/06/07
2 lifetime posts
Bvflooring
yes i was wondering how i needed to go about replacing grount on my kitchen floor when i first layed my tile i got the grout lines two deep and i have learned not two do that no more but i did not know if i could go over the grout that is already there or if i would have to some how remove it. Any help that any one could give me i would be thankful!!

flooringworldDOTorg

02:26AM | 08/07/07
Member Since: 10/28/05
312 lifetime posts
if its the same grout type and color, you can go over it.

do it in small sections and work very fast as the grout will want to set up alot faster becasue the dry grout will suck al lthe moisture out of the new very fast.

jsut make sure the floor is clean and swept too before starting.

you might want to moisten the existing grout with a songe and water so the new grout doesnt dry too fast.

_____________________________________________

There are two ways to do any job.

The right way and the wrong way.

Do it right everytime.

_____________________________________________

http://flooringworld.org/

_____________________________________________

Amandack

08:13PM | 08/07/07
Member Since: 08/06/07
2 lifetime posts
thank you for your help i have layed several floors mine being the first now i was wanting to redo it again thank you

flooringworldDOTorg

03:12AM | 08/08/07
Member Since: 10/28/05
312 lifetime posts
I was under the impression that your grout joints were de[pressed and you were wishing to fill them in.

if you are redoing an old instalaltion, since the grout has some wear on it, its often best to remove the grout before installing new grout, ot you might have a color problem, and if there were any spills on the joints, there ould be and adhesion issue as well.

_____________________________________________

There are two ways to do any job.

The right way and the wrong way.

Do it right everytime.

_____________________________________________

http://flooringworld.org/

_____________________________________________
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

If you're on the fence (or on a budget), there’s always the old standby—paint. A change in color can have a huge impact on... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... A kitchen in a greenhouse—who wouldn't enjoy spending time in this light-filled space? Details that enhance the conservato... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... The Infinite Artisan Fire Bowl from Eldorado Outdoor is made from glass-fiber reinforced concrete, and offered in Oak Barr... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1