BlankI need to re-grout the ceramic towel on a bathroom shower area. Do I
need to remove all of the grout from each and every grout line before
spreading new grout?
Or, will the new grout (mixed with a latex adhesive instead of water) simply
"stick" to the old grout once I scrape a bit of the old grout out, but not
completely remove the grout that is there?
Thanx in advance
Have you shopped grout removal companies? See if the price is
affordable for you first. This is a miserable Job.
You'll want to get a dremel or rotozip grout removal kit to skim the
surface off so the new grout will stick.
Better solution might be steam cleaning the grout you have and repairing
with new grout as needed.
There comes a time in the affairs of man when he must take the bull by
the tail and face the situation. -- WCF
Fein has one of those triangle detail sanders which can take
other cutters in place of the triangle sandpaper. I have been
told that the grout cutter works well ... don't know personally.
The tool is at
http://www.feinus.com/newmultimaster/multimaster.htm . I have
used it with a 'scraper/cutter' and it worked well, but it is a
I saw a grout removal tool made by Fein...and it said that the blade was for
"standard" grout lines...and they didn't give the dimensions of a standard
grout line. Wall grout width differs from floor grout widths. Is standard
"Art Todesco" < firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
If you're trying to remove the narrow grout lines found between 4" tiles
the carbide Fein blade may be a bit thick. It works well though for
1/4" grout lines. I was looking at a diamond grout blade the other day
and as I recall it was thinner, perhaps thin enough to do 1/16."
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