Grout Colouring

Grout Colouring

Tile Doctor Grout Colourant

Tile Doctor Grout Colourant

Easy-to use waterborne epoxy that recolours, seals and rejuvenates existing grout joints. Recommended for use on sanded, un-sanded and epoxy grout joints. This product is equally effective for interior or exterior applications including bathrooms and kitchens and is available in over ten different colours.

Uses
Recommended for use on unsanded and epoxy grout joints. Equally effective for interior and exterior applications.

Coverage
Approximately 25m² to 30m² (269to 323sq. ft.) per 237ml (8-oz) bottle based on a 2-3mm grout joint, actual coverage will depends on width and porosity of grout joint, size of tile and method of application.

Available Colours
Black Cappuccino Charcoal Grey Chocolate Ivory
Light Grey Limestone Natural Grey Sandstone White
Colours are displayed as accurately as possible. Some colours may not represent exact grout colour,
they may also appear differently on computer monitors with different resolutions).
Renovating Grouting with a Limestone Colourant in Bury
Slate Look Porcelain Tile and Grout Before Cleaning Bury Slate Look Porcelain Tile and Grout After Renovation Bury
Grubby Shower Grout Renovated with a White Grout Colourant in Greater Manchester
Shower Cubicle Before Restoration Chorlton Shower Cubicle After Restoration Chorlton
Dirty Grout Renovated with a Light Grey Colourant in Worcestershire
Patchy Grout Before Recolouring in Worcester Kitchen Patchy Grout Before Recolouring in Worcester Kitchen
Changing the Colour of Grout on a Porcelain Tiled Floor in East Cheshire
Porcelain Tile Before Grout Colouring Grey to Ivory in Nether Alderley Porcelain Tile After Grout Colouring Grey to Ivory in Nether Alderley
Bathroom Tile Renovation with a Limestone Grout Colourant Greater Manchester
Bathroom Floor Grout Before Restoration in Romiley Bathroom Floor Grout After Restoration in Romiley
Changing the Shade of Grey Grout in Cobham, West Surrey
Porcelain Tiled Bathroom Before Grout Colouring Cobham Porcelain Tiled Bathroom After Grout Colouring Cobham
Grout Colouring Porcelain Kitchen Tiles in Binfield
Porcelain Tiled Kitchen Floor Before Renovation Binfield Porcelain Tiled Kitchen Floor After Renovation Binfield
White Grout Colourant used to Refresh Bathroom Tile in Manchester
Manchester Rental Apartment Bathroom Before Grout Colouring Manchester Rental Apartment Bathroom After Grout Colouring
Restoring Dirty Sandstone Grout in Ulverston
Ceramic Tiled Kitchen Floor Before Grout Colouring Ulverston Ceramic Tiled Kitchen Floor After Grout Colouring Ulverston
Renovating Concrete Grout with a Sandstone Grout Colourant in Lancashire
Sandstone Effect Concrete Before Cleaning Garstang Sandstone Effect Concrete After Cleaning Garstang
Refreshing Stained Shower Grout in Chapel-en-le-Frith
Shower Cubicle Before Cleaning Chapel-en-le-Frith Shower Cubicle After Cleaning Chapel-en-le-Frith
Changing White Grout to Natural Grey in Glossop, Derbyshire
Porcelain Tiled Floor Grout Before Colouring Glossop Porcelain Tiled Floor Grout After Colouring Glossop
Colouring Ceramic Tile Floor Grout in Shropshire
Ceramic Tiled Kitchen Floor Before Grout Cleaning in Childs Ecrall Ceramic Tiled Kitchen Floor After Grout Cleaning in Childs Ecrall
Floor Grout Cleaning and Colouring in a Lewes Kitchen
Porcelain Kitchen Tiles Before Grout Colouring in Lewes Kitchen Porcelain Kitchen Tiles After Grout Colouring in Lewes Kitchen
Using Black Grout Colourant to Revitalise a Shower Cubicle
Shower Room Tiles Before Grout Colouring in Hove Shower Room Tiles After Grout Colouring in Hove
Grout Colouring an Office Toilet in Buckinghamshire
Commerical Porcelain Toilet floor Milton Keynes Before Cleaning Commerical Porcelain Toilet floor Milton Keynes After Grout Colouring
Renovating Grout in a Porcelain Tiled Bathroom in East Sussex
Grout Before Changing Colour in Eastbourne Bathroom Grout After Changing Colour in Eastbourne Bathroom
Shower Cubicle Before Restoration Kendal Shower Cubicle After Restoration Kendal
Shower cubicle before cleaning in sale Cheshire Shower cubicle after cleaning in sale Cheshire
White Grout Colourant Applied to a PORCELAIN TILED Shower Cubicle
Quarry Tiles Before Cleaning in Appleton Quarry Tiles After Cleaning in Appleton
IVORY Grout Colourant Applied to A QUARRY Tiled FLOOR
Grout Colouring Preston Before Grout Colouring Preston After
NATURAL GREY Grout Colourant Applied to A CERAMIC Tiled FLOOR
Ceramic tiles before cleaning and colouring in canvey island Ceramic tiles after cleaning and colouring in canvey island
Charcoal Grey Grout Colourant Applied to Ceramic Tiled Floor
Grout Colour restored on a Ceramic Tiled Bathroom Floor by the Tile Doctor - Before Picture Grout Colour restored on a Ceramic Tiled Bathroom Floor by the Tile Doctor - After Picture
LIGHT GREY Grout ColourANT APPLIED TO Ceramic Tiled Bathroom Floor
Kitchen Wall Tile Before Refresh in Edinburgh Kitchen Wall Tile After Refresh in Edinburgh
White Grout Colourant Applied to Ceramic Tiled Kitchen Wall
Bathroom Floor Paisley Before Grout Colouring Bathroom Floor Paisley After Grout Colouring
Light Grey Grout Colourant Applied to Ceramic Tiled Bathroom Floor
Travertine Tiled Kitchen with Stained Grout Northampton Travertine Tiled Kitchen with Stained Grout Northampton
Travertine Tile and Grout Deep Cleaned and Sealed
Grout Colouring Ceramic shower tiled cubicle in stafford before Grout Colouring Ceramic shower tiled cubicle in stafford after
CERAMIC TILED SHOWER CUBICLE REFRESHED WITH WHITE GROUT COLOURANT

For more information about the Tile Doctor range of Grout Colourants please visit the Tile Doctor Grout Colourant page

Recent Posts

Deep Cleaning Grout Black with Dirt in Wymondham, Norfolk

Earlier this year I was invited over to a property in the village of Silfield near Wymondham in Norfolk to inspect a Limestone tiled floor. Now I don’t usually quote my clients, but this is how the owner of the property had described the floor in the enquiry I received from Tile Doctor.

“Grout Black, where tiles have divots, dirt is encased,
plus no shine to floor, sealant non-existent.”

The problems listed were quite comprehensive and having had chance to survey the floor we found them to be quite accurate and really could not disagree with her comments! The Limestone tiles had been laid throughout the Kitchen diner and it was clear the sealer had worn off completely allowing dirt to become ingrained in the Limestone tiles and especially the grout which had turned black.

Limestone Flooring Before Renovation in Silfield Limestone Flooring Before Renovation in Silfield

I understood from the owner that the grout lines should have been a pale cream colour rather than the black it was now, additionally the natural pitting in the Limestone was full of the same black contaminants. I ran a quick water test on the tiles to see if there was a seal present and it confirmed that if there had ever been one it was now completely compromised. The lack of sealer had allowed all liquid spills and dirt to soak straight into the tile making it dirty and exceedingly difficult to clean.

A large birthday celebration party had been planned and our client was desperate for the floor to be brought back to life beforehand. Although I couldn’t start immediately due to other commitments, it was able to return in time to get the floor clean for the party.

Deep Cleaning Limestone Tile and Grout

Our first job was to tackle the severe soiling trapped in the pits and grout lines. To do this a very strong dilution (2:1 ratio) of Tile Doctor Pro-Clean was applied to the floor and left to soak into the tile and grout for about 10 minutes. Then is was scrubbed into the tiles with help from a rotary buffer fitted with a soft/medium long-bristled nylon brush. The resulting slurry was then power rinsed with 60-degree hot water and extracted with our 400psi machine which jetted out all the black, oily contaminants from the grout and pits.

The floor was speed dried with the assistance of a large air mover. Once dry to the touch our attention was turned to filling the now exposed pitts in the Limestone tiles and two cracks with an appropriately coloured fast cure epoxy compound. Having allowed the filler time to reach full hardness, we ground down the excess material with 100 and 200 grit hand burnishing blocks in preparation for the next stage.

We find the best way to renovate the appearance of stone is to use a process called burnishing which hones the stone and beings up the polish. For this you need a set of 17-inch diamond encrusted burnishing pads. The pads fit the rotary buffer and are applied to the floor in sequence from 400, 800 and then 1500 grit using water to lubricate the process. The waster turns into a slurry as you work, and this is then rinsed off the floor with water after each pad and extracted using a wet vacuum. The floor was then left to dry thoroughly overnight with the assistance of our large capacity dehumidifier.

Sealing a Limestone Tiled Kitchen Diner Floor

Returning the following day, we thoroughly vacuumed the floor to remove any remaining powder and grit left from the previous day’s wet work before spray burnishing the surface with a Tile Doctor 3000-grit diamond pad. This last pad really beings up the polished appearance of the Limestone and gave the tiles a deep and rich shine.

This last pad is applied without water and so leaves the floor dry and ready to for a new sealer to be applied. Our sealer of choice was Tile Doctor Ultra Seal, it’s a premium penetrating sealer that soaks into the pores of the stone protecting it from within. Ultra-Seal doesn’t alter the natural appearance of the stone giving it undetectable protection from staining. Having allowed the sealed floor to dry with the assistance of our air mover, the whole area was buffed using a white buffing pad and a small amount of finely sprayed water to remove any light smearing before vacuuming once again to finish.

Limestone Flooring After Renovation in Silfield Limestone Flooring After Renovation in Silfield

My client was delighted with the result and left the following feedback for us:

“Totally renewed two flooring areas in our house to what looks like a recently laid floor. I have already had so many compliments without even telling people it had been professionally cleaned! Nick and Sue are always very easy to have about, inconspicuous and hard working. Absolutely delighted with the outcome and would recommend without hesitation. Thank you so much!”

For aftercare cleaning I recommended Tile Doctor Stone Soap, its designed for cleaning polished stone floors and will help build-up the patina. It’s a neutral pH product so won’t prematurely erode the sealer like many tile cleaning products you find in supermarkets which are really sold for cleaning glazed ceramic tiles not sealed natural stone.

 

Source: Grout Cleaning and Renovation Service in Norfolk

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