How to Grout Tiles: Learn To Prepare, Mix and Apply

Hand holding grouting trowel on tiled wall applying grout
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Learning how to grout tiles is a skill that is perfect for budding DIYers and it only requires a few tools to get started.

Applying grout is an essential element of tiling, whether you are grouting newly laid tiles or re-grouting to transform your bathroom or kitchen design. This is because it prevents water ingress and stops tiles from touching and cracking.

  • Grout
  • Grout sealant
Emma Downer

Emma is a UK-based DIY educator and director of the social media brand DIY With Emma, whose primary mission is to help more people get into DIY through sharing DIY hacks and how-tos. The DIY influencer, whose videos have received millions of views, has recently renovated her 19th-century cottage on a tight budget, has also created DIY content for Homebuilding & Renovating.

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