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Henry
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Posted: August 6, 2008 8:49 PM

There are so many different types and colors of grout. How do I know what is for me?
MichaelPrachniak
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Posted: August 12, 2008 11:30 PM

RE: picking grout
Grout selection depends on the look you are trying to achieve along with other factors. Lighter grout will darken slightly over time and shows dirt more. That can be kept to a minimum using a grout sealer. Dark grout hides dirt and water stains. When choosing your grout color, you can either match the tile for a blended look, or you can choose a contrasting color which will make each tile look bordered. Epoxy grout is the most resilient but is difficult to remove should you need to replace a tile in the future.
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JimLaeger
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Posted: August 19, 2008 2:23 PM

RE: picking grout
I would suggest a grout near the color of the tile. If you are installing in an area subject to a lot of dirt maybe a darker shade would be appropriate.
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