Brittany | Sarah | Sam
Brittany | Sarah | Sam
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  • Riverside, CA

How-To: Recolor Grout, WITHOUT Re-grouting!

$10
2-3 Hours
Easy

One of the worst things about white grout is that over time, like most white things, it begins to yellow due to dirt and grime. To create a fresh bathroom look, contrast stark white / light tiles with dark grout. STOP, do not spend your time re-grouting. Instead, use this quick tutorial to RECOLOR your grout for an easy (cheap) and updated look.
how to recolor grout without re grouting, bathroom ideas, cleaning tips, tiling
Before, the white grout made the room look yellowed and dirty. After, the contrast speaks to modern, defined lines and cleanliness.
how to recolor grout without re grouting, bathroom ideas, cleaning tips, tiling
There are only a few materials necessary for this DIY project. The most important is Grout Renew, this is what gets you the color you're going for. Other helpful materials are: a soft bristle tooth brush, an old rag/wash cloth.
how to recolor grout without re grouting, bathroom ideas, cleaning tips, tiling
This is a section of the tile and grout before cleaning and recoloring.
how to recolor grout without re grouting, bathroom ideas, cleaning tips, tiling
Step 1: Clean the grout and tile thoroughly. Use the tooth brush to get into all the grooves.
how to recolor grout without re grouting, bathroom ideas, cleaning tips, tiling
Step 2: Apply a small amount of Grout Renew to the center of each grout joint. Use the tooth brush in a back and forth motion to spread the substance all over.
how to recolor grout without re grouting, bathroom ideas, cleaning tips, tiling
Step 3: Wipe off the excess residue, if you do get some of the tile, use the wash cloth to scrub it off. Allow to dry for 24 hours and Viola!! A brand new updated look for $10 and a couple hours of your time!

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Have a question about this project?

4 questions
  • Dmm9998675
    on Nov 7, 2016

    Will that work on glass block windows?

  • Purtty123
    on Apr 7, 2017

    Where did you buy this product?

    • Dfm
      on Apr 10, 2019

      I got mine from a tile place, there are also grout “pens” to ad color and seal the grout.

  • Janet Dulin
    on Sep 1, 2018

    Will this product work on grout that was sealed 40 years ago?

  • Purtty123
    on Apr 15, 2019

    I re grouted my floor with pre-mixed grout the grout was supposed to have sealant in it. It felt so rough like sand so I purchased a can of sealant to spray on the regrouting I did. Do you know how to remove the overspray of the sealant from the floor. Thank you


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2 of 11 comments
  • Dreamin of Home
    on Nov 6, 2016

    how large an area will 1 bottle of Grout Renew cover? Presuming it comes in different colors?

  • Diane
    on Dec 6, 2017

    Worked great on my floor
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