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Old 03-02-06, 08:04 AM
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Shower stall floor

Our contractor recently changed the flooring tiles of the shower stall with 1 inch square tiles. After waiting a week, we used the shower and now the grout is all swollen. The sad part is this is happening for the second time. Now I do not trust the contractor, is this something we can fix it by ourselves!!!
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Swollen grout?????

What kind of grout did your contractor use?
 
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Old 03-02-06, 08:49 AM
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Yes, swollen and chipping.
I do not know the brand he used, all I know is he used a ready to use grout.
 
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By "ready to use grout" do you mean premixed grout that came out of a bucket? If so you are going to have to remove it and regrout. This type of grout is garbage and they should not be allowed to sell it. It is not a cement based product. You need to use grout that comes in a powder that you have to mix. What did the contractor use to set the tile? Was it also premixed in a bucket?
 
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I think he used the same kind. There is a long story to this whole deal, looks like we had a contractor with no experience on tile work. Can I send you a private message to explain our problem?
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yes you can
 
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Tell us your long story and problem here.

And if he used pre-mixed, it all has to come out.
 
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