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Why Grouting Is Important After Tiling?

by Philip Smith Inbound Marketing Manager

Tiles ease your life to a greater extent. They are more durable than traditional flooring materials. They are easier to install and maintain. Plus, they create a seamless, flawless ambiance in any area of your home.

But, then there is grouting. It is an important stage of tile installation, which according to many homeowners is unnecessary and can be avoided. However, you must apply grout between tile joints before finishing your tile project.

After placing tiles, you should wait for the thin set or adhesive to cure and set. Once done, you should fill a matching or contrasting color grout into the tile joints with the help of a tool called grout float.

This article talks about a few reasons why grouting is important after tiling –

Holds the Tiles Tight –

Although you have used an adhesive to apply tiles on the substrate, grouting helps prevent tiles from moving and getting damaged in process.

Fills Unattractive Tile Joints –

If you do not grout your tiles, there will be untempting, distasteful joints peeping through your tiles. You wouldn’t want that on your tiled floor or wall, would you?

So, fill the grout paste between tiles after they have dried for 24 to 48 hours.

Prevents Water and Dirt –

Grouting does not let water, dirt, dust, and other staining and polluting agents to reach the subfloor and become the ground for tile damage, subfloor damage, and odor.

Apart from there, grouting makes cleaning and maintenance easier; you will be required to use a brush or some other tool to clean and wash empty tile joints.

This article has been brought to you by ShadesOfStone.com, one of the trusted tile stores in US.


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About Philip Smith Advanced   Inbound Marketing Manager

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