Kitchen cabinet top is 2" tile and grout is badly stained, Have tried
cleaners, scrubbers, etc. Think I need something to grind top of grout
off and possibly replace grout and reseal. Know nothing about this or
how to do it. Would appreciate any how-to advice anybody could offer.
It is relatively easy to do with a Dremel tool and the special bit just
for grinding out grout. Have to be sure it will fit into your grout
line or it could chip the tile. It has a guide, and you push it along.
I did a shower stall that way, and other than crouching down for too
long it wasn't difficult. I could use a little more muscle for pushing
the new grout in. There are also manual saws, but I have not tried
them. Our grout had holes, but if yours is solid, I wonder if running
sandpaper lightly down the grout line would refresh it?
I did my bath with a Dremmel (killed two). I found the guide to be a
waste of time. The grout bits tend to stay in the grout lines
anyway. Buy the bits online. I found them 6 for $22 online.
HomeDespot wants $11 each. I think I used 18 of them, all but six at
$11 each. :-(
I've heard this from others. I've never had trouble with grout.
IMO, it's one of the easier tasks when tiling.
I've tried them. Don't waste your sweat.
The Dremmel set to take off 1/16", or less, might work too.
I just did my bathtub with grout whitener. Everyone who looked at it
thought I regrouted or retiled (I cleaned and polished the tile as
It comes in a tube like white shoe polish, the kind with the sponge at
the top. It is tedious, but pretty easy to use. I got it at Lowes.
Do you know it this product will work on
the epoxy type grouts. Even
though they are epoxy, they do still
stain. And, what will the grout
whitener do with, say, beige colored
grout? Does it bleach it white?
I don't really know if it can be used on epoxy, but I don't see why
not. It doesn't really bleach it, it is almost like painting it. You
put it on, let it sit for at least four hours, then polish the excess
off the tiles. It adheres to the grout line. It may not adhere as
well to epoxy, and the only color I've seen is white. I got it at
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