Re: Shower grout not drying
Posted by John Bridge on July 01, 2001 at 21:05:18:
In response to Re: Shower grout not drying
: We have a walk in shower that the grout never seems to dry. We had the plumber use the same tile and grout in the shower floor as the rest of the bathroom. Is there a difference in regular floor tile/grout and shower floor/grout?


James, All cement grout will set underwater. The only thing that comes to mind is that "ready-mixed" grout was used, which is some sort of synthetic that requires an air dry. It's utter garbage, but they sell it.

I suggest you let the shower dry out a few days, maybe a week, and see what happens. If it's still wet, remove it and grout with regular portland cement tile grout.



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