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My kitchen backsplash is sooo old. How old is it, you ask.
It's so old that the grout looks to be a brownish color, but I think it didn't start out that color. :eek:

I'm wondering instead of saving for new tile that I could maybe stain the grout to appear cleaner or re-grout.

I saw this site:
http://www.johnbridge.com/Grout Colorants.htm

and now I wonder how difficult it would be.
 

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I haven't but want to.
My neighbor did stain their grout, they said it was easy first they washed the grout with a tooth brush and bleach and then got this grout stain and it looks awesome. I was told you just have to make sure you clean the stain off the tile as you go because if it dries it is hard to get off but my neighbor grout looks awesom enow..
I do plan on doing this in my bathroom floor sometime..

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As long as you pick a color that matches your tiles- that would work. A girlfriend of mine tiled her bathroom floor with beige tiles and used green grout. She must havedone it :blind: that day. Some people's taste is all in their mouth.

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Sara,
My SO has done a little of the regrouting in my other house. He was in the process of repairing tile and had to pretty much regrout the whole area to make it match. You can buy a little tool that helps you scrape out the old grout enough that you then fill it in with the new grout. As already mentioned, be prepared to clean the tile right away if the grout is a different color. Good luck with your grouting.

pat
 
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