July 14, 2009
Here is a little guide I made on repairing SMALL areas of cracked grout…
Sanded Caulking: a type of caulking (caulking is a rubbery sealant used to seal all the corners and joints in a shower) which has sand added to match the appearance of sanded grout (the grout usually used on tile floors).
This is especially useful when the grout cracked as a result of slight movement or a settling crack when the grout is likely to crack again.
This is not a good solution for large areas but it is a helpful trick around door thresholds and also if you have a very small hole to fill after you do a cleaning job.
The area in question:
Sanded caulking and sponge being used:
Available at Lowes and Home Depot:
After sanded caulking:
After floor has been color sealed to match: