Smartseal Grout Magic - Professional Grade Grout Reviver - Available in 10 Popular Colours - A Grout Sealer Superior to a Grout Paint & Grout Pen - 15year Lifespan - Black 237ml
About this deal
The negative is that ready mixed grout is more expensive. You are paying for that product to be mixed for you. Honestly, it’s not awful or even really bad, it’s just noticeable in one small spot where water really hits it, but it doesn’t ruin the bathroom at all.
A grout pen is very similar to a paint pen, but it’s used specifically to color over existing grout. All About Grout Pens Do grout paint pens work? Jordan’s tile guy, who has installed both Beverly and Arch and his team that does tile for his group of investors he works with, recommends Aqua Mix Sealer’s Choice Gold because it provides excellent protection and seals in just a few hours.
I vacuumed and mopped and found out that even that wasn’t really good enough. Maybe another round with the Swiffer would’ve helped, but I’m impatient and tend to just dive right into things. There is a dark charcoal color that I would seriously consider if we ever did a project like this again, as it already has a muted look to it and would be much easier to clean. That color is called Dove Gray. The “ink” in the grout pens is waterproof, so once it dries, it will be permanent and won’t come off easily, even in high-traffic areas or areas with a lot of water.
Choose a contrasting grout color: Use a contrasting grout color when you want to highlight the tile pattern or create a statement with your tile. For example, using a contrasting grout color works really well to highlight the a cool herringbone pattern. It also completely transforms a rather bland tile like a white subway. First and foremost, you want to make sure the grout is sealed after initial installation. You can do this project yourself by choosing the right grout sealer. We recommend going with Aqua Mix, which is the sealer most commonly recommended by tile professionals. Update (NOV 22) Now that I’ve finally found a great way to clean my grout, I’m stretching out the amount of time in between professional cleanings considerably. I recently updated my, post on how to clean grout to reflect my new process.I put every day in quotes because I clean my house, but I do NOT clean my bathroom shower grout daily. I just don’t. It’s fine; I’m still credible.) However, it’s good to reseal the grout once you’ve used the paint pen to make it last longer. Are grout pens worth it? Grout is comparable to the texture of kinetic sand so it’s gritty and it can get everywhere, even with the most seasoned professional.