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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Question

We need to impregnate the grout on new flooring in our facility. No one has performed this duty before and would like some information on what is the easiest way to achieve this. Is there instruction out there on how to do it?


Answer

Here are a couple of discussions from the ICAN/ATEX archives.

http://www.icanatex.com/Answer.asp?ID=635
http://www.icanatex.com/Answer.asp?ID=359

You can also search the Internet under Grout Sealing and come up with many “How-to” sites that may prove helpful.
The basic procedure is to get the grout clean and dry, and place the seal so it isn’t wasted on the tile itself but gets down into the grout lines. You can use a small roller or other device to apply the seal.

Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor
lekrafft@juno.com