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Old 08-24-2007, 10:18 PM  
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Good evening all. This is my first post. Please excuse me if this question has already been asked and answered. I did perform a search of the forum but didn't find the answer.

I have a newer or newly remodeled bathroom in the lower level of the house that we just purchased a few months back. I say newer because it appears that way compared to the rest of the house.

My question has to do with the tile floor and the shower stall tiles. How do I know if grout sealer has already been applied? Do I not be concerned as to when or if it was and just do it again?

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Old 08-25-2007, 09:25 AM  
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If you wet a small area of the grout and it darkens it probably needs sealer.



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Old 08-25-2007, 05:24 PM  
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Thanks for the suggestion. I will give that a try and let you know what I find out!

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And if sealing, or resealing, use aquamix sealer, available at your better tile shops. It will last 15 years.

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Old 09-14-2007, 05:01 PM  
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And if sealing, or resealing, use aquamix sealer, available at your better tile shops. It will last 15 years.
Lowes carries AquaMix as well, just make sure you dont get a 1 year sealer.
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hey TileGuy,

whereabouts in NC are you?

do you subcontract?

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Old 09-24-2007, 09:22 AM  
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should you really seal grout?

what are the pros/cons?

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There are no cons as far as I know but the pros are"
Less likelyhood of stains penatrateing the grout
Helps seal out water and moisture

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the pro is to seal the grout
the con is to Not seal the grout



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