Well my friends, so ends the saga of grouting. And I couldn’t be happier. No more tile. No more grout. In either bathroom. In our kitchen. Nowhere in the house. YAY! The last little bit before we could declare that, was grouting the curb in the bathroom
We decided to use our urethane grout for the curb (the same grout we used for the main floor and shower floor, you can read more about it here). Because you can only work in small areas at a time (it sets up quickly after you get it on the surface) we had to really hustle. Grouting on the curb is already difficult with all the angles, then add in the fun surfaces of beveled subway tile and the quick working time of urethane grout and we were a little nervous about this project. Luckily though, Chris is a champ and I’m a master sponge cleaner 🙂
Chris worked in really small sections to ensure that he was getting the grout into all the grout lines sufficiently and that it all got cleaned up properly. You really have to make sure you clean it all up as soon as you can. Otherwise you have to use some sort of chemical to get the haze off. Also, you want to make sure the sponges aren’t very wet at all because the water and urethane don’t get along well and you’ll have problems if there is too much moisture in the grout. I know, lots of fun, right? But we worked diligently
Our guess was that the endeavor would take about 30 minutes. It ended up taking about 45, but it worked out better than we thought: no cussing, no sponge throwing, no temper tantrums. Success!
And now, we’re ready for the glass enclosure!