How To: Re-grout Tiles

What you will need

  • Tile grout
  • Grout remover
  • Utility knife
  • Grout float
  • Grout sponge
  • Rubber gloves
  • Grout finishing tool


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  • 1 Put down a dust sheet. Then use a grout remover to remove the existing grout from between the tiles. Clean the tiles to remove any excess dust and dirt. Make sure you remove all the old grout.
  • 2 Use a ready-mixed grout or mix up the tile grout following the instructions on the packet.
  • 3 Use a grout float to spread the grout mix over all the areas that need to be filled.
  • 4 When all gaps are full, go back over them with a sponge to even out the appearance of the grout. Also use the sponge to clean off any excess grout.
  • 5 Finally use a grout finishing tool to give a professional finish and leave grout to dry as indicated on the packet.