Choosing the Right Grout for your project
The grout you choose not only plays a pivotal role not only in the look of your project. Equally as important is the durability and maintenance of the grout. So for your next project think about the following points before making any decisions.
The use of the space – Bathroom or shower which is constantly exposed to moist and wet conditions. Or a balcony exposed to extreme weather conditions and the elements. These will need a grout that is moisture resistant for extra protection against leaks.
Amount of traffic – Grout’s durability and ability to last in high traffic areas. Without crumbling and cracking
Current market choice – With the advancement of technology. It is fair to say, that the composition of grouts has also improved. Manufacturers have worked hard on developing grouts to be more durable, and mould resistant. But not all grouts are the same, so when considering using epoxy grouting. It is always a good idea to ask your tiler or regrouting company on the brand of grout they will be using.
Professional regrouters – Epoxy is a more difficult product to apply compared to standard grout. Requiring knowledge for correct ratios of products, and preparation. As epoxy dries a lot quicker and takes more work to apply correctly. Residue is extremely difficult to clean if not removed within the time frame. Thus, it is always recommended to use a profession epoxy regrouter if you have no experience with epoxy grouts.