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Old 02-18-2009, 12:22 PM   #1
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I'm getting ready to lay some porcelain "slate" looking tile in an entryway, along with matching real slate border tile sheets. I grout floated the same porcelain tile in our master bath with no problems. I'm a little concerned about using the grout float for the slate border as there are lots of little grooves and crevices. Any suggestions for keeping it clean? Should I sponge it as I go, or will this have a detrimental effect on the grout(to much water)?

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Old 02-18-2009, 12:30 PM   #2
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Seal the tiles fist

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Old 03-05-2009, 07:43 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Bob Mariani View Post
Seal the tiles fist
I concurr with Bob. Seal the tile first. After it is sealed you will not have any issues grouting the slate. Use a clean sponge often.
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