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Working with SpectraLOCK Pro Premium Grout

Anyone who reads my blog (and lets be honest – who doesn’t?) knows that I am a diehard SpectraLOCK junkie. For those who don’t know what that is, SpectraLOCK is an epoxy grout made by Laticrete. It is stain-proof, pet-proof, and bullet-proof! (Don’t try that, it’ll really piss off the wife…) If you don’t know […]

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Grout Does Not Stabilize Tile

A common misconception about tile and grout is that grout will somehow assist in stabilizing a tile installation. It does not. Unless you use epoxy grout it will add no significant structural elements at all. So why should I use grout? Grout is, structurally speaking typing, simply there to fill the spaces between tiles. That […]

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Proper Setting Materials for Tile

There are three basic materials used to set tile. Mastic Thinset Mortar Epoxy For each installation there is a specific material you should be using. Before you start any tile installation you should ensure that the material you choose is suitable for that application. Mastic Mastic is a latex or solvent based adhesive that cures […]

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Using the Correct Type of Grout

There are three basic types of grout available for your tile installation. They are: Non-Sanded (also known as Unsanded) Sanded Epoxy Choosing the correct grout for your particular installation will not only complete the job correctly, it will also cut down on maintenance. Properly installed and sealed grout will last for the life of your […]

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