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Kristina

Finstads Carpet, thanks for answering my question. I don't think how deep my grout is was a result of simply wiping with a sponge. I use a floor cleaner that has a vacuum with it or there would be puddles of water settling into some areas of the grout it dips so much. I think our tile layer just wasn't the best out there, or, rather, the kid he had applying the grout after he laid the tile. He did our bathroom himself, as he took the tile up the wall and step surrounding the soaking tub, and it's much more what I would like throughout the house. Do you know if more grout can be applied without removing the old grout? I have spots where the grout is gone so that needs to be repaired anyway. It would be nice to get something I'd be happier with.

   
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If you have areas that are completely missing grout, then you can "patch" in those areas. But, you cannot patch grout over low spots of grout----it will not bond. You could grind out the low spots and fill in then use a grout stain for all of it for a consistent color (after properly cleaning the grout as explained in my last comment). Perhaps you could get the installer back that did your bathroom or consult with him on his best advice.
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Kristina

Thanks. We've since met another man who does tile and have liked what we've seen of his work. He mainly works with his sons under him and I know they've been trained to be as particular as he is. I'll think about calling him but wanted an idea of what we might be able to do on our own. It sounds like it might be a bit much for us. We'd definitely have to rent equipment and as long as it would likely take us we might as well just fork it out to have it done correctly. Thanks again.


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