What you’ll need

From walls to floors, follow our DIY guide to grouting tiles

Step-by-step guide

Step 1) Apply the grout to the tile using a squeegee or grout spreader. Force the grout into the gaps by working diagonally across at a 45 degree angle.

*TOP TIP* Work across small areas at a time to avoid the possibility of it drying before it’s in place.

Step 2) The grout cures once it is applied, so while it is still workable, tool it into the joints. Remember to check the drying times on the packaging and wipe off all the excess with a damp sponge.

*TOP TIP* Never add water to make the grout spread easily as it weakens the grouting.

Step 3) You will need to seal the joints to make it waterproof. Make sure you are using the proper grout sealer for the project – always read the instructions before applying.

Seal the joints with two applications. Make sure you wipe away any drips off the tile, as some tiles will be sensitive to this.

Step 4) Let the tile sit for the recommended time. When dry,
polish with a cloth.

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