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Old 05-16-2012, 09:52 PM   #1
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Recently had two rooms done and seems like the grout isn't high enough.

Wondering how thick grout should be in between tile when job is done. Should it be even with the tile top so as to get a smooth effect or is there no standard for this?

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Recently had two rooms done and seems like the grout isn't high enough.

Wondering how thick grout should be in between tile when job is done. Should it be even with the tile top so as to get a smooth effect or is there no standard for this?

Thanks!
Can you upload a pictures so we can see? Keeping the grout level with the tile is hard to do with larger grout joints and easier with tight ones.

Often when tile setters finish grouting they over wash it and rake away the grout between the tiles. It is best to follow the grout's instructions and allow the grout to set up enough before final cleaning and tooling.

Sorry to hear about your problem.

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Wondering how thick grout should be in between tile when job is done. Should it be even with the tile top so as to get a smooth effect or is there no standard for this?
No, the grout should not and will not be even with the top of the tiles. Ya have to wipe it off the tiles, and in doing so the sponge will remove grout in the joint. Some tiles and some conditions make grouting a challenge. You got pics? A more thorough explanation.

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