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Old 02-24-2011, 01:23 PM   #1
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coloring existing grout


I recently tiled my kitchen floor. I don't like the color of the grout as much as I thought I would, so I am thinking about using epoxy paint(from tile store) to darken it up a bit.

I was looking to find out any info(negative or positive for this approach).

I mixed sealer in the grout before applying, and was also wondering if that will make any difference at all for the epoxy to adhere?

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Thank you Bob, I was up late last night. Not quite a 110% today!
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I recently tiled my kitchen floor. I don't like the color of the grout as much as I thought I would, so I am thinking about using epoxy paint(from tile store) to darken it up a bit.

I was looking to find out any info(negative or positive for this approach).

I mixed sealer in the grout before applying, and was also wondering if that will make any difference at all for the epoxy to adhere?

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Try using an enhancing grout sealer on a sample and see if this works for you. It will darken the grout up a bit.
Painting the grout would not be my choice.
You can avoid this issue in the future if you take scraps of tile and grout them before you do the floor. I do this whenever I do a tile job. It helps them to pick a color if they have a few choices in mind.
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