One of the most important procedures that you should undertake to make your floor look new is tile grout repair. This is because the grout and tiles always look very dirty and repulsive after some time. You find that when it comes to tile grout repair, you will not have to hire the services of a professional since you can do it yourself. If you follow the steps highlighted in the text below you will be in a position to repair the tile grout yourself.
Before anything, you should buy the grout. In this case, you will have to purchase the grout that is similar to the one that you used before. Apart from that, when changing the color of the grout you should try and make it almost similar to the one you are replacing to create that uniformity.
The next thing that you should do is to remove loose and damaged grout. This should be facilitated by the help of a grout saw which is supposed to be run back and forth along the seams. You should also do it with a lot of care not to damage the tiles.
After which you should clean the seams. One thing that you should start with is using a bottle spray and some cold water to wet the areas where you have removed the grout. You should then proceed to scrubbing the seams with a toothbrush to remove some of the grout that you freed with the grout saw. When you are done with scrubbing, you should wipe the excess water and grout using an old towel or rag.
You should follow this by mixing the tile grout. Where you will refer to the instructions on the bag of tile grout you purchased. It is important to read and understand all the instructions given. You can use some old containers in mixing the grout and throw it away after use.
After that, you should spread grout. You should make sure that you fill the seams completely and make sure that the grout is as straight as possible using the grout float. After that you will realize that the grout that is used in other tiles does match with yours where you are advised to use the edge of the grout float to put them in the same level.
You should then clean the tiles with a sponge to remove any excess grout in sections as you go. Apart from that, you should make sure that you clean the tiles before the grout dries up.
Lastly, you should polish the tiles. Wait for the tiles to dry and take a soft towel and use it to buff the tiles where the grout was applied.