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).
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 Very Dirty Grout in a South Yorkshire Kitchen

We were contacted about this modern quarry tile floor in the kitchen of a farmhouse in Royston, Barnsley. They were fed up of the grout making the floor look grotty and whatever they tried they couldn’t get the grout to look any better. They explained they had used lots of different cleaning products on the market, and had spent a fortune, but the floor still looked the same. Royston is a village right on the border of Barnsley and Wakefield, it’s situated in South Yorkshire but is historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire.

The trouble with Grout is its cementitious texture which traps dirt and I suspect that they were using a single bucket to apply and rinse their mop during cleaning. This results in the mop being rinsed in increasingly dirty water which is put back on the floor where it is brushed into the grout where it gets trapped. Ideally you should use two buckets, one containing the cleaning fluid and the second containing water where you rinse your mop afterwards.

Quarry Tiled Kitchen Floor Before Cleaning

There are several solutions ranging from continual grout cleaning through to replacing the grout which is expensive. In this case the Quarry tiles were the small 6in x 6in format which covered the entire ground floor of this old farmhouse and with the grout lines being 10mm wide replacing the grout would have been a mammoth effort.

My recommendation was to deep clean the Quarry tiles and grout, removing any sealer from the tiles in the process and then reseal the tiles and the grout to protect both from ingrained dirt. I demonstrated the process on a small test area to see how the floor would respond and much to the client’s surprise there was an immediately and dramatic improvement. They were more than happy to go ahead with my quote and get the floor sorted.

Deep Cleaning Quarry Tiled Kitchen Tiles and Grout Floor

We started by soaking manageable areas of the floor in a strong dilution of Tile Doctor Pro-Clean, it was left to work its magic for ten minutes before a rotary machine fitted with a rotary brush was used to scrub the floor. The slurry was then extracted using a wet vac before the floor was thoroughly rinsed with clean water then extracted with the wet vac again.

Quarry Tiled Kitchen Floor During Cleaning

The floor was quite large, so it took most of the day to repeat this process across the entire area scrubbing by hand where necessary to remove stubborn staining. By the end of the day the Quarry tile and grout was looking much cleaner and brighter and I had now doubt that once the floor had been sealed the customer would be really pleased with the result. The floor was left overnight so it would be ready for sealing the next day.

Quarry Tiled Kitchen Floor During Cleaning

Sealing a Quarry Tiled Kitchen Floor

I returned the following morning and started by testing the floor was dry using a moisture meter. Applying a sealer to a damp floor would be counter productive as the seal would not cure. The floor was dry, so we applied an impregnating sealer to the Quarry tile and Grout called Tile Doctor Ultra-Seal. This is a penetrating sealer which doesn’t affect the look of the tile or darken the grout. It’s a natural look sealer which won’t make the floor shiny but is formulated to provide maximum stain protection. It is also an excellent grout sealer so will help keep the grout lines looking great.

Quarry Tiled Kitchen Floor After Cleaning

They were over the moon with the new look floor!

For after I recommended the use of Tile Doctor Neutral Tile Cleaner which will keep the floor in the best condition. It is pH balanced so will won’t prematurely erode the sealer like the stronger products you find in supermarkets which can break down sealers with constant use.

 

Source: Grout and Quarry Tile Cleaning and Sealing Service in South Yorkshire

  1. Dirty Grout Recoloured to Light Grey in a Worcester Kitchen 1 Reply
  2. Changing Grey Grout to Cream at Luxury Home in East Cheshire 1 Reply
  3. Removing Mould from Bathroom Grout in Watford Comments Off on Removing Mould from Bathroom Grout in Watford
  4. How to Remove Mapei Grout from Ceramic Tiles Comments Off on How to Remove Mapei Grout from Ceramic Tiles
  5. Deep Cleaning Shower Tile Grout Comments Off on Deep Cleaning Shower Tile Grout
  6. Renovating Bathroom Floor Tile with Grout Colouring in Greater Manchester 1 Reply
  7. Deep Cleaning and Sealing Grout at a property with Dogs in Ely Comments Off on Deep Cleaning and Sealing Grout at a property with Dogs in Ely
  8. Tile and Grout Cleaning in Leatherhead Surrey Comments Off on Tile and Grout Cleaning in Leatherhead Surrey
  9. Removing Layers of Mastic Sealant and Cleaning Grout in North Yorkshire Bathroom Comments Off on Removing Layers of Mastic Sealant and Cleaning Grout in North Yorkshire Bathroom
  10. Resolving Grout Colour Disagreement in Cobham, West Surrey 1 Reply
  11. Refreshing Porcelain Kitchen Tiles with White Grout Colourant in Binfield Comments Off on Refreshing Porcelain Kitchen Tiles with White Grout Colourant in Binfield
  12. Refreshing the Appearance of Grout in Manchester Apartment Comments Off on Refreshing the Appearance of Grout in Manchester Apartment
  13. Renovating Lime Mortar with Grout Colourant in Bury 1 Reply
  14. Restoring Dirty Sandstone Grout in Ulverston 1 Reply
  15. Removing Grout Haze from Textured Porcelain Shower Tiles in Leeds Comments Off on Removing Grout Haze from Textured Porcelain Shower Tiles in Leeds
  16. Renovating Concrete Grout in Garstang, Lancashire Comments Off on Renovating Concrete Grout in Garstang, Lancashire
  17. Removing Grout Smears from a Porcelain Tiled Bathroom in Hertfordshire Comments Off on Removing Grout Smears from a Porcelain Tiled Bathroom in Hertfordshire
  18. Colouring Stained Grout to Natural Grey in Kidderminster 1 Reply
  19. Refreshing Stained Shower Grout in Chapel-en-le-Frith 1 Reply
  20. Changing White Grout to Natural Grey in Glossop, Derbyshire 1 Reply
  21. Renovating Mouldly Bathroom Grout in Oxford Comments Off on Renovating Mouldly Bathroom Grout in Oxford
  22. Dirty Terracotta Floor Tiles and Grout Cleaned in Buckinghamshire Comments Off on Dirty Terracotta Floor Tiles and Grout Cleaned in Buckinghamshire
  23. Dealing with Mould on Grout in an Uxbridge Shower Cubicle Comments Off on Dealing with Mould on Grout in an Uxbridge Shower Cubicle
  24. Deep Cleaning Shower Cubicle Grout in Millom 1 Reply
  25. Colouring Ceramic Tile Floor Grout in Shropshire Comments Off on Colouring Ceramic Tile Floor Grout in Shropshire
  26. Floor Grout Cleaning and Colouring in a Lewes Kitchen 1 Reply
  27. Regrouting a Porcelain floor with Grey Grout in Cobham, Surrey 1 Reply
  28. Deep Cleaning and Colouring Grout in a Beckenham bathroom Comments Off on Deep Cleaning and Colouring Grout in a Beckenham bathroom
  29. Renovating Mouldy Grout in Greater Manchester Comments Off on Renovating Mouldy Grout in Greater Manchester
  30. Using Black Grout Colourant to Revitalise a Shower Cubicle Comments Off on Using Black Grout Colourant to Revitalise a Shower Cubicle
  31. Grout Colouring an Office Toilet in Buckinghamshire 1 Reply
  32. Renovating Grout in a Porcelain Tiled Bathroom in East Sussex 1 Reply
  33. Deep Cleaning and Sealing Grout in a Sun Room in Northamptonshire Comments Off on Deep Cleaning and Sealing Grout in a Sun Room in Northamptonshire
  34. Protecting Shower Grout with a Grout Colourant Comments Off on Protecting Shower Grout with a Grout Colourant
  35. Tackling Discoloured Grout in Inverclyde 1 Reply
  36. Restoring 45 Student Shower Cubicles in Oldham Comments Off on Restoring 45 Student Shower Cubicles in Oldham
  37. Grout Cleaning and Sealing in a Gloucestershire Hallway Comments Off on Grout Cleaning and Sealing in a Gloucestershire Hallway
  38. Deep Cleaning and Sealing Mouldy Shower Grout Comments Off on Deep Cleaning and Sealing Mouldy Shower Grout
  39. Sealing Bathroom Tiles to Prevent Staining and Mould Comments Off on Sealing Bathroom Tiles to Prevent Staining and Mould