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What to Know About the Tile Regrouting Process

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Tiles can be used for walls and floors but with time, you will see that the grout linesbecome discoloured, cracked or show stains that cannot be removed. Grout adds to the aesthetic appeal of the tiled surface as well as keeping the tiles in place.

You can contact professionals for floor tile regrouting and give your tiles surfaces a new life. They will come to inspect the area to get an idea of the existing condition of your tiles and grout. A skilled technician will be sent for the inspection and they will check for gaps, cracks and areas where the grout shows deterioration. You can also discuss your requirement with the technician and give your opinion when it comes to the finish and colour of the new grout. If you have any concerns regarding the process, you can share this with the technician. Once the inspection is done, the regrouting service will send you a detailed quote which will describe the scope of work and the cost so that you can make an informeddecision whether to proceed or not. You need to have a quotation that is quite transparent when it comes to how the money is spent. You need to have this comprehensive quote from the beginning so that you are able to control costs. When regrouting, you need to remove the old grout first and there are handheld equipment to remove it. Once you take enough grout out, you will be able to have a suitable surface to place your new grout.

You need to clean the tiles properly

After the old grout is removed so that any loose debris, dirt or grime is removed. The company will be able to help you select the best grout for the task. Some grout types you will come across will be epoxy, sanded, unsanded and acrylic grout. The grout has to be mixed depending on the colour you have specified so that the final look blends in with the existing tiles. The grout will be mixed until the desired colour is achieved. The technicians will complete fill the grout joints so that a uniformed appearance can be achieved on your tiled surface. You need to remove any excess grout from the tiles once you have applied the grout. This step ensures that the grout lines are clean without a haze of grout left on the tiles.

As it will take about a day for the grout t cure,

You have to stop using this space and prevent the grout from getting wet. This is what allows proper formation of bonds and this will contribute to the strength and durability of the grout. The technician will come to the site again after the grout has dried so that any remaining grout from tiles can be removed. The excess grout will be buffed out so that your tiles look clean. The grout will be sealed at the end where a grout sealer will be appliedon top so that there is some resistance to mildew, mould and discolouration.

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