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    Default White Floor Tiles - Which colour grout ?

    Ive got some white-ish floor tiles( a bit cream coloured with faint streaks of colour through them)

    I thought antique white grout would look nice, but have been recomended grey grout.

    I know this is because grey wont show the dirt, but do you really think grey grout looks any good?

    I am very new to tiling so any experienced words of wisdom appreciated

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    Totally aesthetic choice with a little practicality - light grouts will discolour quickly on floors. The old joke is that grout will always be grey - just if you put it in white it takes a bit longer! No reason not to use a matching grout or a slight contrasting one (generally thought better to use a slightly darker colour) so long as you are aware that it might start to look 'dirty' fairly quickly. Since scraping out grout and re-doing is pretty easy job anyway you could do that in a couple of years if it was getting too discoloured - or use a darker colour to start with.

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    If you do want to use white grout and want it to stay white, either use a high quality grout and then grout sealer applied a few times. Or you could use a epoxy based grout, they are totally resistant to everything including chemicals and should not discolour but are hard to apply and may not be practical for a large area.

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    White grout then Dunlop Grout Sealer

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    I did it grey, looks ok. I reckon the antique white wouldve looked better(at the start) But Its done now so bugger it


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