Grouts

The Tile Doctor

Grout is the material visible between tiles. Grout can be water-resistant. It is used to fill the space between the tiles and to support them. However, water or other liquids, will most likely penetrate the joint. General

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Epoxy Grout vs. Cement Grout

The Tile Doctor

Grout is a thick paste that has many applications. Tile grout is typically cement-based. The application most people are familiar with is for filling cracks between tiles to help keep them in place. General

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Geometric Grouting

Diary of a Tile Addict

Last year we covered the exciting collection Cava designed by LucidiPevere for Living Ceramics – a concrete-effect range focused on highlighting the wonders of coloured grout through a series of surface incisions.

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Is Epoxy Grout Toxic?

The Tile Doctor

Most epoxy and cement grouts are considered hazardous, corrosive and dangerous. The Tile Doctorand#39;s epoxy grout is the safest non toxic grout option. General

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Glitter Grout

The Tile Doctor

Jewels is the "Jewelry" for glass tiles 26 amazing colors named after Jewels, all of deep and beautiful colors comprised of glass grout that can be used virtually anywhere, pools, steam showers and backsplashes.

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Grout Color Does Matter

The Tile Doctor

Yes, what you select for something as simple as your grout can make or break your projects appearance. Today you have what seems like an almost endless array of choices in Tile, Stone, Glass and even Mosaics. General

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All That Glitters.includes Grout

The Tile Doctor

So it is no wonder that when it comes time to choose the grout. When installing tile, everyone gets excited picking the perfect style. And itand#39;s a big decision - thereand#39;s the type of stone, color and size to be considered.

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Can You Put Grout on Top of Old Grout?

The Tile Doctor

Epoxy grout is a great choice when you are ready to re-grout a tile project. Because epoxy grout is so much stronger than other types of grout (particularly cement grout), you wonand#39;t even need to remove all of your old grout.

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Make Your Grout Glow!

The Tile Doctor

And just as important as having nice tile is making sure that your grout stands out beyond all others. Tile can be one of the most important parts of a well-designed home. General

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Tips For Selecting Grout

The Tile Doctor

You may have already selected tile for your kitchen or bathroom remodel but now itand#39;s time to accessorized with your grout selection. Donand#39;t miss a prime opportunity to put the finishing touches on your design. General

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Summer Grout Color Ideas

The Tile Doctor

Here are some summer grout color ideas to keep you warm. If youand#39;ve got an outdoor tile project lined up, or even an indoor tile installation, why not consider summer colors to remind you all year round how wonderful summer is. General

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How to Install Starlike Grout

The Tile Doctor

Learn how to prepare and install Starlike Grout. Starlike is the only product that can be used in three diferent ways: as an Epoxy filler for grouting, an adhesive for tiles, or a decorative wall smoother.

Where to Buy Starlike Grout

The Tile Doctor

If youand#39;re wondering where to buy Starlike grout, look no further than the Tile Doctor. distributor for this world leading boutique grouting product line. We are the exclusive North American U.S. General

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Bardelli’s Groovy Grouting

Diary of a Tile Addict

Playing with grout lines, Zip offers unique decorative effects with shaped edges alongside its standard 600 by 600mm and 600 by 1,200mm pieces. The three colours – Anthracite Black, Ivory White, and Antique Terracotta – work to enable striking contrast between a variety of grout shades. Subtle texture and a matte finish emphasise the neutrality of the tiles, ensuring the decorative grout lines take pride of place.

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Are Grout Fumes Toxic?

The Tile Doctor

While cured epoxy poses minimal risks, liquid and partially-cured epoxies present health threats, requiring preventative measures during tile installation such as keeping an area well ventilated and wearing protective gear. General

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Grouted Geometry

Diary of a Tile Addict

Regular readers of Tile Addict will have noted my comments on the growing use of coloured grout as an integral part of new tile displays at Coverings and other recent international trade shows. To aid the design process, 18 specific grout colours are specified in the Cava catalogue.

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How to Choose Grout Colors

The Tile Doctor

Turning Grout Work into Art Work Learning how to choose grout color is important if you are ready to take advantage of the full range of possibilities when it comes to making the most out of each tile project you work on.

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What Color Grout to Use?

The Tile Doctor

Grout is a substance used in tile and mosaic installations. Many people donand#39;t think of it beyond its utilitarian purpose, but contractors, home designers, and DIY homeowners understand the decorative possibilities grout can bring to any space, indoors or outdoors.

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Why Colored Grout is Now The Latest Design Trend

The Tile Doctor

The days are gone when grout was just something functional you used to hold tiles in place. Grout is a serious consideration in the overall aesthetic of not only the tile work itself, but for every room in the house.

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Did you know that all grouts are NOT created equal?

Making Tile Modern

Seriously…All grouts are not created equal. More often than not, grout becomes an overlooked element within the tile installation process (why is that btw?). Grout is what seals everything together – literally. Same exact pebble tile, but with different grouts.

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Creative Ways to Use Epoxy Grout

The Tile Doctor

One of the common types of grout used for tile installations is cement-based grout. There are, however, many issues inherent with cement grout. The primary issue is its susceptibility to damage due the porous nature of the product. General

Identify Cement Tile Grout Haze and Remove It

Tile Talk

Because it is very porous, cement tile is more prone to grout haze than glazed ceramic tile. Today, I''ll explain why grout haze occurs, how you can spot it and how to remove it. Spotting Grout Haze. Grout haze on a cement tile installation. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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What's New with Grout

The Tile Doctor

When you start a room remodel, one of the most important things to consider is tile color. In fact, you may design your entire room around the tile selection. However, color goes beyond just the tile. General

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Choosing the Right Travertine Grout for Your Project, Made Easier: Starlike� Specialty Grout for Stone Projects

The Tile Doctor

Stone tile is a popular option for both indoor and outdoor projects, but whether youand#39;re using marble, slate, granite or travertine, grout and stone choice is an important decision.

How to Seal Cement Tile Grout

Granada Tile

When installing cement tiles , whether on a floor or wall, they must be sealed before and after grouting to prevent the grout staining the tile. Sealing Grout for Cement Tiles Vs. Ceramic Tiles. Once the grout release or pre-sealer is dry, grouting can take place.

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Tile Grout: The Silent Contaminant

The Tile Doctor

"Green" living has been around since the 1960s and has become more popular in recent decades. You can find efforts to live better, like living healthier lives, using products that are designed to be safer for the environment. General

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Pet-Friendly Grout: Keep your Pets Safe and Happy

The Tile Doctor

When choosing the grout for a tile flooring project, you should consider how it could affect your pets. Learn more about The Tile Doctorand#39;s pet-friendly grout. General

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How to Revive Old Tile and Grout

The Tile Doctor

The good news is, there is an alternative to re-grouting or taking on a whole new tile installation. Very often, replacing the tiles in a home require extensive work and can be costly. General

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All That Glitters…includes Grout

Tile Doctor

So it is no wonder that when it comes time to choose the grout, many don’t give this much thought. Grout. Material - Tile, Natural Stone, Marble glamour grout grout sparkly grout When installing tile, everyone gets so excited with picking the perfect style. And it’s a big decision – there’s the type of stone, color and size to be considered.

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What is the Best Grout for Porcelain Tile?

The Tile Doctor

Starlike grout is ideal for porcelain tiles. This high-quality epoxy grout is easy to work with and completely non-toxic, making it safe for installers, consumers, pets, and the environment.

Designer Grout: Making Your Home an Extension of You

The Tile Doctor

The functional purpose of grout is to hold tiles in place, seal the joints, and keep tiles from shifting and breaking. Current trends, point to grout as something more than a material used to hold tiles in place.

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Did you know that all grouts are NOT created equal?

Making Tile Modern

Seriously…All grouts are not created equal. More often than not, grout becomes an overlooked element within the tile installation process (why is that btw?). Grout is what seals everything together – literally. Same exact pebble tile, but with different grouts.

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Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts

Tile Excellence

Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts By Chris Lawson Tile repairs are a very specialized service and it can be hard to get tile contractors interested in small, sometimes difficult, detailed repairs.

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Sanded vs. Non-Sanded Grout: What's the Difference?

The Tile Doctor

Have you just embarked on tile installation and now realized there is a myriad of choices beyond that in the form of grout? Not sure what is the difference between Sanded and Non-Sanded grout is?

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What a Difference Grout Can Make!

As The Tile Turns

We recently received this great tool from the experts at Artistic Tile showing the prominent effect of grout color in a mosaic application. As designers push the boundaries of mosaic design, grout can often become more visible thus altering the appearance of such mosaics.

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How do I Match Grout Color to Tile

The Tile Doctor

Matching grout color to tile is largely a matter of personal taste and preference. Here are some tips to choose the right grout color. What may look beautiful to one person can look appalling to another. General

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Glitter Grout: The New Way to Add a Unique Style to Any Room

The Tile Doctor

While a lot of people think of grout as nothing more than a filler between tiles, the truth is, grout is a smart way to take advantage of custom design ideas and to add a personal touch to every room of your house.

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Give Your Pool a Makeover with Superior Swimming Pool Grout

The Tile Doctor

As pool tile begins to show its age, swimming pool grout gets dingy and damaged, often making the entire pool look old and uninviting. When this happens, homeowners may think they need to replace the tile. General

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The Perfect Grout For Your Sports Inspired Mancave

The Tile Doctor

With the addition of The Tile Doctorand#39;s Starlike Glamour Tile Grout, the color possibilities are just about endless! You are covered whether you are a Clemson Tiger or a Michigan Wolverine. General

Oh The Ways To Work With Glamour Grout!

The Tile Doctor

But your grout shouldnand#39;t be an afterthought. When it comes to redecorating, you put serious thought into color, right? Paint, tile, flooring, curtains, etc. You want everything to match, of course. General

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The Tile Doctor Provides the Safest Grout for the Installer and Environment

The Tile Doctor

Itand#39;s important to understand that - Not All Grouts Are Created Equal! When buying grout, one typically thinks in terms of performance, color consistency, crack, stain and chemical resistance.

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Our 6 Best Grouting Tips for Your Tile Project

The Tile Doctor

If youand#39;re planning a tile project, you may be in need of some good grouting tips. Tile is the fun part: choosing colors, patterns, and textures that fit your sense of style and enhance your dcor. General

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Tips for Selecting Grout

The Tile Doctor

You may have already selected tile for your kitchen or bathroom remodel but now it’s time to accessorized with your grout selection. Grout is more than just a filler between your tile.

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