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bill_vincent - question?

Posted by Lake_Girl (My Page) on
Fri, May 18, 12 at 10:23

(I think I ask the wrong person this question in another forum - oh well)

Bill - I just put up white subway tile from Lowes on my kitchen backsplash. I'm looking for a grout recommendation that isn't white, more of a light gray or taupe, to set the tiles off. We tried Warm Gray by mapei, but my dh is worried it has a bluish undertone. I bought Custom's Antique White at HD, but haven't tried it yet. Will antique white be too close to white, and make it look dirty? Any thoughts? Thanks in advance.

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RE: bill_vincent - question?

I'm not bill_v, but we are using Laticrete Silver Shadow based on his recommendations several times in other people's posts on this forum. It is pretty similar to Mapei Warm Gray, I think, but I didn't compare them side by side. I know Bill has a few posts with example pictures of the Silver Shadow that you might be able to use as a guide.

RE: bill_vincent - question?

Thanks, albryant! I'll do a search for silver shadow, I may even have that sample. I'm thinking a light gray, but not bluish. I don't want to lock in on a specific color, because I may end up repainting the wall color, and it needs to match.

RE: bill_vincent - question?

Laticrete's Silver Shadow will give you the light grey, while the Custom Antique White will be more of a beige off white, taking you in an entire different direction, tone-wise. Either one would work well, depending on which direction you want to go.

RE: bill_vincent - question?

thanks. did the custom brand antique white on sample board, and it is beigish. ever used warm gray by custom brand from hd? what is your thought on that color?

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