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Old 03-18-2011, 05:39 PM   #1
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Has anybody here used 'Grout Boost?' It is an additive used instead of water for cementeous grout. It seemed to work well, and the manufacturer says it can be used instead of epoxy grout at a lower cost (even where designs require epoxy).
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Old 03-18-2011, 06:20 PM   #2
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i have used it and bottom line ot me it sucks. Go with LATICRETE permacolor and ya dont have to worry about staining. And if that doesnt work for ya use thier spectralock for epoxy grout. Its alot easier to clean now.


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I tried it a few times back when I first started out. I felt it left my grout looking blotchy when it dried. Could have been the grout though.
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I've used it several times with sanded grouts, no real issues with it at all. I dont really know how it holds up, since Im out the door the next day. I refuse to use it with unsanded grout... It turns it into a plastic gooey mess that's near impossible to work with.
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It's a liquid polymer. Most of the grouts on the market today have a dry polymer in them anyway. It will NOT replace an Epoxy or Urethane grout as far as performance goes. We've used it a couple of time and it makes cleanup a bit more difficult. A few other people who have used it have told us that the grout was still staining.
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Used it in the showroom of our tile supplier......on the main entrance,saays it will never stain........hmmmmm I pick up from there a few times a week and the grout has blotch marks from the salt and other marks from whatever ......added pain added cost........no added benefit!
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Don't need to alter the chemical makeup of grout.
Don't want to deal with the short comings of portland grout?
Don't want to take a chance of an allergic reaction?
Don't need to worry about UV affecting your grout.
No staining.
No excessive waste of material.
Easy cleaning.
No sealing necessary.....

Urethane grout!!!!!!!!!!!

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