I'm just fishing for tips for the best methods on applying epoxy grout.
I've heard before that wetting down the joints before application is a
good thing, but that was with traditional grouts, and the rationale
might be completely different with the epoxy grout.
Anyone have horror stories? Anecdotes?
*I've used the epoxy grout that Lowes sells. I think that the working time
is shorter for this type of grout. Have at least two buckets of water with
vinegar ready and clean your sponges well during the wipe process. The
epoxy tends to gum up the sponges. Use the proper float for epoxy grout. I
just followed the instructions from the manufacturer and got all of the
I used it in my kitchen about 15 years ago. I'll bet the stuff today is
much better. Anyway, I did counter tops and walls above the counter
tops .... no backsplash. It looked real nice and clean that way. The
one thing I did was to divide the product into 4 equal amounts using a
scale. BTW, you don't want to use any water except during tile cleanup
as prescribed in my instructions. It's a pretty messy job. You probably
should use latex gloves. Just about when you think, "is this ever going
to come clean", all of a sudden it starts to take shape. As I said,
with newer material, YRMV from mine.
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