Grout residue

7 Aug 2010
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United Kingdom

Can someone please tell me what chemical or other way of removing dried on grout from tiles.

The tiles i've used are Porcelain and are not smooth, they have a grip, sandpaper like finish.

I've cleaned them 4 times, used a sandpaper drill wheel and it's taking ages to remove.

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Sandpaper sounds a bit drastic!
Try methylated spirit, as always try a small area first, certainly works like magic on normal glazed ceramic tiles.

I'll give that a go. It's similar to a wire wheel that you put in a drill, but the wires are covered in a sandpaper finish.

The tiles have a really rough finish and the colour is random, so you cannot notice anything from the wheel.

I haven't tried methylated spirits yet. I thought the would be some specialist product for it.

, I am assuming it is relatively new grout, just use a fine scotchbride and some warm soapy water, that should remove it for you, if not, thy HG grout residue remover
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Yes, it is new grout.

I cleaned the tiles in the normal way, but because of the way they have been made the grout is difficult to remove with water and a sponge.

It has now gone hard and so it is difficult to remove.

I'll give the Meths a try and if I have no joy I'll get the HG.


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