Grout needs between 48 and 72 hours to dry before it can be properly sealed. Despite the fact that grout often looks dry within a few hours, sealing it too early can damage the grout and keep it from effectively doing it... More »

Floor grout usually dries completely after 24 hours, although humid conditions and other factors can extend this drying time to 48 hours. It is best to avoid walking on freshly grouted tile for at least 24 hours to avoid... More »

Grout essentially dries out in 30 minutes once mixed. Once completing the tiling, allow 24 hours for the grout to cure completely before using water near the tile, such as taking a shower. More »

Grout must set for 15 to 30 minutes before it is wiped for the first time and another 3 hours before it is wiped a second time, according to In both stages, the grout should be wiped with a wet sponge to rem... More »

Remove grout using a rotary tool fitted with a fine saw blade to cut through the grout, scraping with a flathead screwdriver, cutting any remaining grout away with a utility knife and vacuuming away the debris. Using the... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

A bathroom can be remodelled on a budget by getting a deep clean: the grout freshened; the toilet seat and lid replaced; the showerhead and faucets replaced; the lighting replaced; the tub and sink resealed; and a new va... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Occasionally, grout is mixed improperly and doesn't dry to a neutral, gray color. If this occurs, you can paint your grout or masonry joints using a grout stain. This project requires masking tape, a stirring stick, a pa... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance