It may not seem like it, but the hard part is just about over.
Dump, spoon, goop, or slather the grout onto your target area. Try to hit your mark as best you can, but in the end it’s really not going to matter how accurate you are at this point.
Push the grout into the joints with sweeping motions, using a rubber or foam float like the one you see here. Always try to come at the joints at an angle — that’ll push the grout where it needs to go and remove the excess at the same time.
After about 10 minutes wipe over it with a damp sponge, and use the float again, pressing firmly on its edge this time to remove anything on the tile — that’s pretty much it.
It’ll dry a bit darker than it looks at first, but it’ll come out looking great in about a day. No measuring or funky rain dances required, and other than the float — which’ll run you a few bucks at most — everything you need comes with the kit. It’s a pretty painless way to get grout work done with little or no hassle, and the added benefit of being able to color-match a big job or previous work pays off in spades.
Street pricing runs around $15 for the AB and about $5 for part C. So it’s not the cheapest stuff out there, but it won’t backfire either, and that’s worth the premium.
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