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Best Grout Sealer and Stone Enhancer

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by Jeff Patterson in DIY Bathroom Remodel
Seal Stone Tile and Grout

Four years ago we installed a stone shower floor in our shower.

And it looked amazing for years.

But slowly over time the stones looked like they were fading.

So here’s the question:

What can be done to make them look like new?

And will that product also serve as the grout sealer?

What’s the Best Grout Sealer and Stone Enhancer?

Before we discuss the grout sealer and stone enhancer, it’s best to clean the tile thoroughly.

Otherwise, dirt and grime on the tiles will be sealed…and that’s not good.

There are a variety of different methods for cleaning tile and grout. I tested a few and like using OxiClean with a drill brush.

Bren over on Brendid.com also did a thorough test of grout cleaners and I highly recommend reading her tips.

Clean tile and grout, then let it dry.

One of the best grout sealers that can also seal stone is Stone Enhancer by Aqua Mix.

Aqua Mix Stone Enhancer
It’s not cheap but will make stone tiles look new. Plus, it effectively seals the grout.

 

How to Apply Stone Enhancer and Grout Sealer

Application of Stone Enhancer is super easy.

That said, test it on a small area.

For example, I applied it to one stone tile and watched the results for a few days.

Stone Enhancer Test

The treated stone is darker than the others.

Stone Enhancer will darken stones and grout.

Keep that in mind.

Apply the sealer to to a microfiber cloth and start in the corner.

Work Out of Shower

I added about a quarter size amount of Stone Enhancer to the cloth.

And used circular motions to apply it.

There’s a huge difference between the treated tiles and untreated ones.

Our short video shows how quickly this project can be done and the massive results

 

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What’s Next

I hope this post was helpful.

Stone Enhancer can be found online or at local Home Depots.

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Thanks as always for reading, watching, and being part of our awesome community.

Ask your questions below and we’d be happy to help.

Cheers,

Jeff Patterson

 

 

 

 

P.S. Our online store has great supplies for homeowners doing a bathroom remodel. You’ll find shower systems, tiling tools, and more.

1 Comment
  1. Sudan Napoli Berens says:

    How do I sign up for your email newsletter with tips? I’m a 66 yr old widow with a 12 room home. On Social Security I need to try to have my Son fix things as they occur. I’m disabled; I have MS/Multiple Sclerosis & blind in my left eye… slowly vision is worsening in my right eye. I have tried to update my home so I can remain here as long as possible. I have a special walk in tub/shower, I had an electric stair lift chair installed and have 2 wheelchair ramps. One is located in the garage off my family room & the other is located right off my outdoor wrap around deck. I appreciated your detailed tips on how to fix the toilet from “ghost” flushing. Every time I hear it all I can see are dollar signs as I’m afraid to open my next water bill! 😳 Hoping to sign up for your newsletter! Sincerely, Sudan Napoli Berens
    N E Ohio

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