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Old 12-12-2009, 09:31 AM   #1
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Can I use mason stains to color tile grout? Thank you!

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Old 12-12-2009, 10:18 AM   #2
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Before installation - yes.

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Thank you so much Bud for the quick reply! I thought I could but just needed confirmation before starting!
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Problem is...

You may not be able to exactly duplicate the color down the road.
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Bud,

Thanks for the warning, I am an artist and work very small - I raku tile pieces and then make mosiacs. No need to do any matching down the road. I added black mason stain until I got a great antique gray. Perfect! Thanks so much for your help! I am trying green tomorrow.

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In that case: HAVE FUN!

I am doing a job right now using "concord grape" grout. Try it sometime, it's kinda different.
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Concord grape... thats a sponge elminator...
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Sponges are the least of my worries. After one use, those sponges descend to cleaning buckets and trowels.

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