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    How to prevent colour streaking in grout?

    Tilers

    What can I do to prevent colour streaking in tile grouts? Are there any steps you’d recommend I should consider?

    Asked by Bill on 13th Dec 2021
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    Eye of the Tiler

    "You must thoroughly mix it first in a bucket before applying. This is best done with a hex shank mixer paddle attached to a drill. Mix thoroughly for approximately 2 minutes and the consistency must be smooth with no streaks and thick enough so it will not drip off the paddle for a few seconds when you lift it up out of the mixture"

    Answered on 4th Jan 2022 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
    Dmitrii

    "Lay tiles on solid floor or walls like concrete, cement contain plaster"

    Answered on 13th Dec 2021 - Member since Aug 2021 - report
    Tile-It

    "Some grouts will have small amounts of strong coloured pigment in their powder form. When preparing and mixing using a paddle mixer on a slow speed to ensure a pigment is mixed in thoroughly."

    Answered on 13th Dec 2021 - Member since Feb 2019 - report
    DB Services

    "Colour streaking only happens if the area you're grouting is dirty and there are other substances around which can contaminate the mix."

    Answered on 15th Dec 2021 - Member since Aug 2021 - report

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