Epoxy Grout


Epoxy grout is essentially a non-porous, stain-resistant colored glue. It's sold as separate components that are mixed together just before installation.

Spectralock, CEG-Lite, and other epoxies have unique color additives: you can make your grout pearlescent, glittery, metallic, even glow-in-the-dark!

Epoxy grouts can be difficult to clean up after installation (especially for novice tile installers), set up quickly, and will leave a rubbery residue on your tile if you're not careful. This can be cleaned off by using a specialty epoxy residue remover.

PROS

+ Stain Resistance: You will never need to seal epoxy!


+ Color Options: With several different epoxy lines to choose from, you have a wide selection of colors with fun, unique options from glow-in-the-dark to metallic.

 

+ Required for Installing Small Tiles and Pebbles on Wedi Pans: Wedi now requires epoxy grout and epoxy adhesive for tiles 1x1" or smaller on their pans to prevent pin-point compression.

CONS

- Tricky Application: If you aren't careful, epoxy will set up before you can clean up. You're also limited by how much time you have to work after mixing the components together.


- Tough Clean-Up: This rubbery grout is stubborn when dry.


- Fumes: Make sure you have good ventilation when using epoxy grout; epoxy chemicals are harsh and strong.


- Mixing: You have to mix the multiple components together correctly for the grout to function properly.


If you choose epoxy, we recommend...

Custom Building Products' CEG-Lite

& Laticrete's SpectraLock


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