How to regrout your wall tiles

Follow Style at Home's step-by-step guide to regrouting your wall tiles

How to regrout your wall tiles

Have your kitchen or bathroom wall tiles seen better days? Regrouting your wall tiles is easier than you think! Do-it-yourself with elbow grease and a grout rake, or with one of these off-the-shelf products.

1. If your grout’s beyond repair, remove it with a grout rake (try Heavy Duty grout rake, £3.56, Wickes). Press the rake’s blade along the grout lines, taking care not to chip the tiles.

2. After scraping out 2mm-3mm of grout, clean the tiles and apply new grout (try UniBond Waterproof Grout, £2.98, B&Q). Wipe off the excess.

Off the shelf solutions

1. Grout Removal Kit, £14.60, Dremel; Attach to 
a Dremel multitool to remove the grout faster than by hand.

2. Exakt Saw, £79.99, JML; Or try using this mini circular saw instead of a grout rake.

3. Qep Grout Cleaner, £5.38, Wilkinson; Use 
to remove dirt, stains and mildew from your grout lines.

4. One Coat Grout Pen, £5.98, Ronseal; Discoloured grout can often be revived simply by painting it. This Ronseal grout pen does the job in one go and comes in white, black or silver.

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