How do you remove dried grout from bathroom tile floor?
By Maggie from NJ
You have to scrape it off. Your best tool would be a Dremel tool or one of the newer "multi-tool". The newer type (that oscillates) has a scraper tool that would work perfectly. I wish there was an easier way, but once grout dries, it's set.
Here's more information: http://www.askthebuilder.com/B150_Tile_Grout_Removal_Tools.shtml
Detailed Instructions: http://www.ehow.com/way_5553148_dried-grout-removal.html
An Oscillating Tool: http://www.acetoolonline.com/DREMEL-6300-03-Multi-Max-Oscillating-Tool-Kit-p/dre-6300-03.htm
* There is also another type of Grout, it's made with Epoxy and is harder to remove:
Recently I did my own bathroom and found the old fashion bottle and can openers did the job the best. The pointy end really got the gout out. I sent you a page from eBay so you can see a picture of what I am talking about. Hope this helps. it worked for me. (02/20/2010)
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