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Sand faced tiles. Removing the grout

Discussion in 'Tiling' started by Leecampbell, 26 Aug 2012.

  1. Leecampbell

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    Hi I hope someone can help me

    We have kitted our bathroom out with a new range of sand faced tiles what have a ruff surface. We have had them grouted and can't get them clean. We have cleaned them about 5 times and it still as grout on them.

    We have brick tiles in kitchen and we have rubbed them dry and it come off but no joy at all in the bathroom. Anyone get any idea please?
     
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    Surplus grout should be removed on installation.
     
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    If the grout is cement based, then you can use a cement & mortar cleaner, apply with a paintbrush & give them a scrub, wash off with clean water. Dont leave the cleaner on the grout lines too long.
     
  5. jctilingservices

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    try a medium grade scotchbride wet but not soaken
     
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    Probably sorted by now, but try anything abrasive in an unseen place to ensure the tiles aren't marked. Sand faced?
     
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    Well hello stranger. ;)
     
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    Yehhh, good to see ya Gcol. All the best mate. ;)
     
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    And to you RC, hope all is hunky dory.
     
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    I see he's not talking to me. :cry:

    I don't care for people that hold grudges anyway. :mrgreen:
     
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