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bellamama33 08-25-2012 04:17 PM

Re-grouting old kitchen counter tile
 
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We just moved into a home with a kitchen that has tiles for counter tops. The grout was really dirty, so upon some suggestions I used oxyclean and a toothbrush to clean it. The grout was sooooo gross with caked on grease. Uh oh... afterwards, the grout crumbled off and now there are big holes in the grout and/or sections missing. It looks like we might have to remove the grout altogether and refill it. My husband has done kitchen floor grouting, but not counter tops so he's a bit wary.

What's the best way to remove the rest of the grout, and what products are the best to refill the grout line? We have a dremmel tool, and access to home depot/lowes and a specialty home improvement store. I guess I can order online too. Any help would be appreciated.
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oh'mike 08-25-2012 04:29 PM

That is unsanded grout---it is very soft----usually the grout is removed with a utility knife---that space is to narrow for a power tool---

Use unsanded gout to fill the gap----


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