Tile and Grout


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Old 03-26-09, 02:00 PM
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Tile and Grout

We have a tile person who wants to install a shower with tiles, floor and wall. My experience with grout has been one of mildew and would prefer a solid piece for the shower pan. Are there new products out there that eliminate the classical problem of grout getting dirty/moldy so that it cannot be easily cleaned?
 
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Old 03-26-09, 02:26 PM
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Well, if the shower is constructed per industry standards, and the grout is sealed like it should, there should never be a mold/mildew problem.

Also, it's important for the customers to keep there shower clean as well.
 
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Old 03-26-09, 02:40 PM
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They do make shower pans..FG, plastic or something, but they sure detract from the look of a nice tiled shower enclosure. And they can still stain or delaminate over time.

As mark said..with proper install and normal cleaning..the tile might be a better option.
 
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Old 03-26-09, 03:07 PM
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Tec makes AccuColor XT Sanded and UnSanded grout. It's stain, mold and mildew resistant, and never needs sealing. Great stuff.

You still need to clean your shower.
 
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Thanks for everone's input. We'll go with tile. Again - Thanks
 
 

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