Asked by: Eden Grushinskyasked in category: General Last Updated: 11th February, 2020
What do you use to change the color of grout?
Hereof, how can I change the color of my grout?
Keep in mind that with existing grout, you can change the color only to a darker color; you can't make dark grout lighter.
- Inspect the grout to make sure it is suitable for coloring.
- Clean and rinse the tile and grout thoroughly, and let it dry completely.
- Tape off the tile with painter's tape, if desired.
Subsequently, question is, can you put new grout over old grout? ANSWER. ANSWER - It is possible to grout over existing grout if there is enough depth to do so. 1/8 inch depth may or may not be adequate depending on the type of grout used. A latex modified grout may work, but you have to properly clean the existing grout to ensure the new grout adequately bonds.
Herein, can you stain grout a different color?
The most popular way to change the color of your grout is to stain it. But before you do so, scrub it with a bleach-water mixture to kill any mold or mildew that could be growing on it. Then, consider using a stain that has a color similar to dirt so it will not become visibly stained over time.
Can you paint tile grout?
Painting a grout tile line requires paint specifically made for grout. It's more of an epoxy colorant than a traditional paint, and once cured, it will last for many years. Regular wall paints are not intended for use on grout and tend to peel off or not adhere at all.