Some of the grout in our shower is moldy and must be removed. I am
using a Dremel tool to do this.
My question is re-grouting. The tiles are 4" and the grout lines in
between each tile are very thin about 1/8". What is the procedure for
regrouting without making a mess of the tiles? As recommended, we have
purchased non-sanded grout.
If the surface of the tile is smooth without voids the I would use a
grout float and a grout sponge (a sponge with very small cell
openings) and grout following the directions on the box. It is really
not that messy of a job. Just make sure to get all the excess grout
off the surface of the tile with the sponge (rinse often, wipe at a 45
degree angle to the grout line) before it drys. Done properly, any
remaining grout haze can be buff out with a white scotch pad. If the
tile surface has pits or voids the try a grout bag (same as a pastry
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