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Old 07-09-2009, 07:41 PM   #1
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My grout consistency....like thinset?


When mixing my grout, should the conistency by the same as my thinset?

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Depends on how you mixed your thinset.

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Old 07-09-2009, 10:12 PM   #3
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......good answer.

I think I mixed it ok.
The first time, I mixed it a little too thin. The second time I mixed it a little too thick and the third time I mixed it just right.........I think.

I watched a video on the web that showed the consistency and I think I got it right.

I assume the grout should not be runny? It should hold it's shape?
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......good answer.

The first time, I mixed it a little too thin. The second time I mixed it a little too thick and the third time I mixed it just right.........I think.
way to go just like Goldilocks
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way to go just like Goldilocks
After I wrote that, it was exactly what I was thinking......
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After I put in my grout, is it necessary to spritz it with water for a few days after?

I have read that this should be done.

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YM, THAT is arguable. I know it is recommended on some of the grout bags. That information has been there for decades. This is one of the few times I go against the manufacturers recommendations but I would say NO. I've seen that technique cause the grout color to mottle.
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Ok, Bud, I'm not doing it.

You are the professional, and I do whatever you say........

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