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4just1don 01-12-2012 04:15 PM

water substitute additive to grout for permanent sealer
Mennards has a product that is used instead of water when you mix grout up. they say you never have to seal that, ever. Is this a viable option on non owner occupied dwellings where cant seal every little while, let alone remember to. Dont think is was all that expensive, just got a fast look and a point cause they were so busy,,,,I was just shopping anyway. Or is the epoxy grout the way to go??

cleveman 01-12-2012 08:44 PM

I've tried some of this stuff, but it hasn't been down long enough to know.

The cost is considerable. I think you'll pay $12 for a sack of grout and maybe up to $35 for the additive for one sack. But it is still much less expensive than epoxy or urethane.

I think the color will matter. If you think it will keep white grout white, you had better think again.

They offer it in a bigger bottle at h/d for less money, but I don't know if it is a comparable product.

It does seem to make the grout set up faster, or maybe I'm just imagining that.

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