One of the most important procedures that you should undertake to make your floor look new is tile grout repair. You must conduct this procedure since the tile grout always become dirty after some time because of the accumulation of dist in those places. 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. Here are some of the steps that you should follow in tile grout repair to avoid hiring a professional.
You should start by purchasing the grout. It will be better if you buy the same color of the grout that is currently on the floor. But if you are planning to change the color, it is better to make them closely related to match with the tiles.
The next thing that you should do is to remove loose and damaged grout. Where you will have to run the grout saw back and forth along the seams. Remember to carry out this exercise gently not to damage the tiles.
Having done that, you should then clean the seams. Before you start cleaning, you should use a spray bottle and some cold water to wet the areas where you have removed the tiles. After softening the seams, you should then take a brush and use it to scrub the grout that you freed using the grout saw. When you are done with scrubbing, you should wipe the excess water and grout using an old towel or rag.
The next thing that you should do is to mix the tile grout. In this case, you will be guided by the instruction on the bag of tile grout that you bought. It is advisable not to skip any instruction but you should follow them correctly. You can use some old containers in mixing the grout and throw it away after use.
Then, you spread the 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. You should also make sure that you clean the tiles before the grout dries as this might be very hard.
The lat thing that you should do is to polish the tiles. Once the tiles have dried, you should take a soft towel and use ut to buff the tile where grout was applied to get the original shine.