Power Grout issues (help)


Old 05-25-16, 07:40 PM
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Power Grout issues (help)


I recently used TEC's Power Grout® Ultimate Performance Grout on my new bathroom floor (shower pan 2x2 and main floor\curb 12x12). When the grout on the main floor\curb gets wet I can literally scratch it out with my fingers or by simply rubbing it. Where did I go wrong?

By the way, this does not happen on the grout used in my shower pan (same grout used on main floor\curb). The only difference I can think of between the two is the application style and mixture. The grout used on the pan was a little more wet as to smear more easily in between the 2x2s.

Any and all advice welcome, I'm pretty screwed right now.


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Old 05-26-16, 04:11 AM
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It looks as if you may be using the wrong grout style. Unsanded for the 2x2 tile and sanded for the larger floor tile. This is due to the size of the joint.
Old 05-26-16, 07:10 AM
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Power grout is a universal grout - sanded/unsanded doesn't apply. Only think I can think of is it was mixed wrong or the bag used was old. I would dig out what is bad and reapply. Make sure you wait 72 hours for cure before use and before sealing.

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