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Old 03-07-2012, 12:26 PM   #1
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I have a tile shower that the tile isn't our favorite, but we don't want to deal with the mess of removing everything and starting over at this point. THe shower is difficult to clean though as some of the grout has gradually worn away from the many years of use. To touch up the groupt what do people recommend as it is unsanded grout. Do I need to scrap the old grout away? I would like to regrout, and then seal the grout lines.
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unsanded grout is for small gaps, so that is most likely what you want to use. Yes you need to remove the old grout.
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Depending on the grout joint size, you could also look into using Laticrete SpectraLock grout and leave back 10% of the powder. With SpectraLock, you wouldn't need to mess with sealer.
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What do you mean 10% of powder?
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With SpectrLock, the powder is separate from the epoxy mixtures so you would mix the epoxies and then add the grout powder but don't use 10% of it. It will make it buttery and easier to work with.

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