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Old 03-31-2011, 01:36 PM   #1
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Cermaic tile grout is starting to crumble


Hi, i just got tile installed and the grout is starting to crumble on the grout line. Some say that the grout is to thick and fat. Is there anything that i can do to stop it from crumbling? Any products, cauking or can i regrout it myself? Please help!!!! Thanks so much in advance

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Old 03-31-2011, 03:32 PM   #2
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Cermaic tile grout is starting to crumble


Someone installed it for you recently? Get them back to correct. If not, you can DIY. Scrape out the old with a grout saw or power tool and re-grout following the manufacturer's instructions.

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Crumbling grout is generally a sign of movement in the substrate. Not all floors are suitable for a tile installation. Who verified suitability prior to making the installation? Re-grouting probably isn't the answer.
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