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grout with sealer - ie. Fusion Pro single component grout

Posted by lexmomof3 (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 8, 13 at 19:57

I'm wondering if grout with a sealer mixed in it is worth the additional cost and does it actually work? I'm not really familiar with the different brands, just the one at the tile store (Fusion Pro). I think it's different than epoxy grout that has to be mixed or is it still an epoxy grout that is already mixed? Anyway, is it worth extra cost and does it work? Thanks!


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RE: grout with sealer - ie. Fusion Pro single component grout

Fusion Pro needs no sealer. It's pretty new but the reports on it are great. Use it and sin no more...


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RE: grout with sealer - ie. Fusion Pro single component grout

Our contractor will be using this in our master bath remodel planned to begin later this month. White subway with WHITE grout.

He is sold on it and he is a careful guy. I'm so excited to expect not to ever have to worry about dirty/moldy grout AND I won't have to worry about the amber/yellow tinge that happens with epoxy over time (I'm told). (I'm really bummed that we couldn't use it in my hall bath that was just refinished - it was just a little too early - seems like this is really a revolutionary product - crossing fingers.)


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RE: grout with sealer - ie. Fusion Pro single component grout

Hi guys!

Any updates on how the grout has held up for your reno's so far??

I am in the same boat right now, and I am not sure which to purchase! Because some people say that a regular unsanded grout on the floor is fine! (Bathroom floor - not in the actual shower)...so confused!

Rhea


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RE: grout with sealer - ie. Fusion Pro single component grout

Too early. Everything is great but even with traditional grout, I wouldn't expect to see any problems (i.e. mold, etc) for a year at least. We use liquid soap and don't have high traffic in our shower/tub so don't think we will be the first to notice if there are problems. Hope someone else reports if there is. We still have to do backsplash in the kitchen. Will probably use Fusion Pro there also unless I hear something negative.


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RE: grout with sealer - ie. Fusion Pro single component grout

Hello - Brand new to this forum and came here looking for help related to Fusion Pro Bright White. We installed it in our shower last month for a bathroom reno, which I am sad to report that it has completely yellowed and looks awful :(

We put in beautiful bright white 12x24s and the grout totally ruins the entire shower now. Only solution I have seen is a grout colorant which I plan to speak with my contractor about when he comes for final walk-thru tomorrow.

It is worth nothing that we also used FP in Delorean Grey on the floor which came out beautifully -- just beware of FP "bright white" or you may end up regretting it like we do.


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RE: grout with sealer - ie. Fusion Pro single component grout

I'm pretty sure that is what has been used in our master bath. I wish you would talk to a company rep on this. They are selling this hard to all the tile guys and putting on seminars, etc. The tile contractors need to know if there is a problem. Who knows, you might get a free "do-over" if they want to try to save their reputation on this.
But so far, my bright white subway with bright white FP has no problems. Still all bright white but this is not a heavily used bathroom as I mentioned earlier.


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