How to Seal Floor Grout Before Installing a Base Cabinet

Unsealed grout in an exposed area of this ground may absorb water and wick it into grout concealed under an installed cupboard. This can make an environment for mold and mildew underneath the cupboard. Sealing the grout on the entire floor, including the place in which the cupboard will be positioned, with a commercial grout sealer helps prevent water absorption and moisture intrusion before installing a cupboard. Directions for using silicone- and water-based grout sealers are constant among brands. Most brands advise waiting 48 to 72 hours after grouting the tile to the grout.

Mop the floor with a pH floor diluted according to the manufacturer’s directions. Thoroughly rinse the mop and wet mop the floor to remove all residue that is cleaner allow the ground to dry thoroughly.

Shake the industrial grout sealer solution.

Apply the sealer to the grout lines throughout the ground by means of a grout sealer applicator or a foam paintbrush. Apply the sealer.

Excess sealer the tiles with a cloth that is dry off within 10 minutes of use.

Five minutes after applying the first coat to the sealer to penetrate the grout, then apply another coat. Before it dries a total of 3 coats, waiting five minutes between each coating and wiping the sealer off the tiles.

Wait two hours following the coat, then apply water droplets into the grout. Apply another coat of wax, When the drops are absorbed, wait two weeks and then test.

Allow 24 hours to the sealer to cure completely before performing work inside the room.

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