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Old 09-02-2021, 11:22 AM
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Grout Dye

So the new grout is too light. Any proven ideas on making it dark grey?

The stuff the major grout makers sell is paint marketed as dye. Wears and may peel.
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Old 09-02-2021, 08:38 PM
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well i needed lamp black grout so i ordered a bag of the most invisible grit black you have ever seen and mixed it withy grout, i can send ya some to mix in? DANGER if you spill it you will never be rid of it so you wil;l have to sell the house
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Thanks but too late. Grouting is done. Looks perfect when wet.

There are concrete dyes but they are acidic and will weaken the grout. Might try Rit dye for clothes. Have lotsa space under the stove, fridge and laundry to experiment.

I'm tempted to go over it with a Sharpie.
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Old 09-06-2021, 10:23 AM
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It will darken over time as it gets dirty just mop it with cleaner and water and it will darken quite a bit
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Old 09-22-2021, 11:52 AM
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Did you seal it already? When I sealed my grout it darkened it a little bit. Might be enough?
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