Regrouting

Regrouting is a task where the grout lines in between the tiles, floor and wall are removed and then new ones grouted.

The process involves a number of steps which require experienced professionals like CANBERRA TILE RESTORATION. Common areas where regrouting might be required are showers, balconies and heavy traffic areas. It is not a DIY task and if not done properly it can cause a lot of damage including leaking showers and floors. Other side effects of improper regrouting may include efflorescence build up, cracked or falling out grout lines, dislocation of tiles.

Common reasons for regrouting are:

  • Leaking showers
  • Cracked grout lines
  • Leaking balcony floors
  • Missing grout lines
  • Permanently stained grout lines
  • Efflorescence deposits
  • Choice to change the colour of grout
  • Crumbling grout lines
  • Areas where regrouting can be done:
  • Bathrooms
  • Showers
  • Floors in common areas
  • Kitchen splashback tiles
  • Balconies and garage floors
  • Pavers and patio areas
  • Pool surroundings
  • All wall areas internal and external

Regrouting is a time consuming process and usually requires the areas not to be used for at least 24 hours after completion. Most common causes for regrouting occurs in shower floors and walls where the grout is exposed to a lot of water and different types of chemicals due to use of shampoo, hair treatments as well as harsh cleaning chemicals like bleach. In case of a leaking shower, just sealing the tiles and grout might not solve the problem completely. The old grout must be removed; the lines must be cleaned, regrouted with new grout then sealed with appropriate sealer. Same rules apply to any leaking or efflorescence affected area./p>

CANBERRA TILE RESTORATION have regrouted thousands of sq meters of tiles and undertakes the following important steps to achieve the best possible results:


1. All affected areas are closely inspected by our trained technician
2. Process is explained to the customer and all questions answered
3. Old grout is removed using specialised equipment
4. Grout lines are cleaned with a special solution
5. New grout is installed ( with a choice of colour)
6. Grout lines are cleaned and all grout haze removed from tiles
7. Grout is allowed to dry
8. New grout is sealed professionally using quality sealer


At CANBERRA TILE RESTORATION we only use high quality grouts which come in a wide selection of colours. We guarantee all our work so call us today for a obligation free quote.

To schedule your appointment or to obtain a free estimate, please Call 1300 771 201 or use our online enquiry form. We cover all suburbs.

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