Anyone use Tec power grout ?

epresslerApril 4, 2013

I am thinking of using Tec's power grout in their dove gray color in my shower with my 4x8 subway tiles. Has anyone used their power grout? I haven't been able to find many unbiased reviews. It sounds great but I'm not sure if I want to risk it without being familiar with it. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
theanimala

Just ordered it but haven't used it yet. I too am hoping to hear some responses...

    Bookmark   April 8, 2013 at 6:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
remvend

how did you make out with it

    Bookmark   September 25, 2013 at 12:12PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
christine40

just had my master bath grouted with it this week. not sure what I think yet. we did a pebble floor in the shower, and after 24hours we ran the shower, and the grout hadn't fully cured yet (there is alot of grout on a pebble floor!).....giving it a few more days to cure, then seal--not sure i believe it is fully sealed!! it was very expensive for sure.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2013 at 12:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
theanimala

Following up on my earlier post above. We did the TEC power grout for the walls in the guest bathroom and HATED the results. It just looked "different", a rougher finish, even the installer commented on it. Luckily (for a fee) we dug out most of it and redid it with standard TEC grout. It just looks so much better.

One other thing is we added Boost to the grout for the floor as it is supposed to seal the grout to repel stains. Ended up having a slightly blotchy appearance. I then read plenty of bad reviews of it on Lowes.com. Ended up just using standard TEC grout in our master bathroom and just sealed it later the old fashion way. No color variations, normal texture, etc.

The lesson I learned is there really are no shortcuts, just use the standard grout and spend the time to seal it yourself.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2013 at 1:33PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Where to place/plan for grab bars
We are remodeling our hall bathroom (and kitchen)....
crl_
amerec vs mr steam vs thermasol steam shower
Trying to choose a steam shower for a 4 x 5 shower...
panchoandlefty
Microsilk vs. Air Tub (Jason) OR Bain Ultra
Apologies for the additional thread. I realize there...
divotdiva
Doable...European sink & US bathroom pop-up drain and faucet?
Originally posted in "Plumbing" I cannot...
rantontoo
Finishing touches – Towel Ring location, need opinions
Hello. My bathroom is starting to come together and...
mrsshayne
Sponsored Products
King Meander Sham - AMARETTO (BRONZE) (KING)
$180.00 | Horchow
Zoe Blue 48 x 63-Inch Curtain Single Panel
$20.95 | Bellacor
Deluxe Fire Truck Pedal Riding Toy - DX-20233
$384.95 | Hayneedle
DW 5630 Single Row CC LED Strip Light 70/m 5.1mm wide 2m Reel
EnvironmentalLights.com
17" Teak Lattice Pattern Planter
Signature Hardware
Millennium Wall Sconce No. 8801 by Quoizel
$129.99 | Lumens
Portfolio Engle Amethyst Purple Linen Armless Chair
Overstock.com
Contemporary Indoor/Outdoor Bamboo Area Rug: Kas Rugs Rugs Screen Mocha 5 ft. 3
Home Depot
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™